In conjunction with its current exhibition, “The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator,” Norman Rockwell Museum will present an evening lecture on Edward Hopper House, the artist’s boyhood home in Nyack, New York, on Saturday, September 20, starting at 5 p.m. On Saturday, September 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. join the Museum for a bus trip to Nyack.
Norman Rockwell Museum presents the world’s largest collection of original Norman Rockwell art, including beloved paintings from The Saturday Evening Post and the Four Freedoms, and the best in the field of American illustration. Experience Rockwell’s art, life and legacy in the artist’s picturesque New England hometown of Stockbridge, Massachusetts nestled in the culturally rich Berkshires.
Norman Rockwell Museum Awarded Prestigious “Museums of America” Grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services
Norman Rockwell Museum received a competitive grant of $150,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the federal agency’s Museums for America Program. The grant supports a new project called “Norman Rockwell’s World—Interactive Multimedia Experiences that Engage Audiences with Norman Rockwell Museum’s Digital Collections.”
Norman Rockwell Museum sends “Happy Birthday” wishes to Ruby Bridges Hall, who turns 60 today. A member of the Museum’s Board of Trustees, Ms. Bridges Hall inspired Norman Rockwell to create his classic Civil Rights-era painting, The Problem We All Live With in 1963. The painting is one of the artist’s most significant works to be found the Museum’s permanent collection.
What kind of person volunteers at a museum? Art lovers, and people lovers. Carlton Dodge has been volunteering at Norman Rockwell Museum for 17 years. He is a wonderful example of the value that volunteers add to an organization like Norman Rockwell Museum.
Norman Rockwell Museum announces the receipt of a two-year, $500,000 grant from the George Lucas Family Foundation to expand and re-imagine the Museum’s educational programming with 21st century learning tools.