Ceramic artist, educator, and philanthropist
The museum will host a celebration of life in remembrance of Sylvia L. Rosen (Dec. 19, 1919 –Jan. 6, 2022)
Sunday, May 22, 2 pm - 5 pm. The ceremony will begin at 3pm and will also be live-streamed on the Burchfield Penney Facebook page.
Nancy Weekly, Burchfield Scholar, Head of Collections & Charles Cary Rumsey Curator, writes, "...what a remarkable woman Sylvia Rosen was. I will miss her with the comforting knowledge that she touched so many lives and truly made a difference." Weekly pays tribute to Sylvia's generosity, spirit, and passionate advocacy for craft media arts in a moving essay here. The Burchfield Penney Art Center celebrates her life, artistry, and patronage in the Remembering Sylvia L. Rosen (1919 - 2022) exhibition on view thru July 31, 2022. Friends, family, and colleagues are invited to the memorial service to share memories and stories while embracing her indelible legacy.