WEM staff and volunteers taking a tour of Rose Valley Museum at Thunderbird Lodge We were excited to take our
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Coat peg that Esherick carved of himself, Oak, 1926, Wharton Esherick Museum Collection. Wharton Esherick’s Studio wall including his
Photograph from Esherick family photo albums of Wharton and Letty under the grape arbor at Sunekrest. Date unknown, likely 1915-1916. The beginning
What Esherick was Reading: Architecture Wharton Esherick was a voracious reader with both professional and personal connections to the literary world. In
Wharton Esherick outside the Studio, 1961. From the 1920s through the 1960s, Wharton Esherick created a small compound of sculptural buildings
WEM Curatorial Assistant Alex Till. In 2020 the Wharton Esherick Museum was delighted to welcome Alex Till to the staff
Helene Fischer at Schutte & Koerting Co., Philadelphia, 1944. In 1942, German American businesswoman Helene Fischer became President of
Tucked among the handcrafted furniture and fixtures of Esherick’s Studio are those few items not made by Esherick himself – the gifts
Wharton Esherick's 1958 Cabinet Desk. Photo courtesy of James Mario. A drawer is something that most of us hardly
WEM Director of Curatorial Affairs and Strategic Partnerships Emily Zilber shares insights into new archival discoveries. This September, Stories