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Norman Rockwell's Stockbridge Studio, Fall 2014

October Fest at Norman Rockwell Museum

October is shaping up to be a colorful month here at Norman Rockwell Museum–inside and out!

Outside, there’s the beautifully vivid fall foliage… Inside, enjoy colorful new loans and donations; the final weeks of American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell (through October 13); The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator (through October 26); and Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio.

If that wasn’t enough, we’re back on Jeopardy! TV’s favorite game show, on Thursday, October 9.

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Norman Rockwell Museum galleries, 2014

Your Home for Illustration Art

Illustration art has certainly been in the news lately. In addition to stories about the upcoming George Lucas narrative art museum and ongoing interest in Norman Rockwell’s work, this week Daniel Grant of The Huffington Post asks the question, “Everyone Loves Illustration Art, But Where Does One See It?”

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Mort Kunstler, "Rendezvous with Destiny"

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents “Mort Künstler: The Art of Adventure”

This fall, Norman Rockwell Museum will debut the latest in its Distinguished Illustrator Series—an exhibition that explores Mort Künstler’s vast and highly-regarded body of work as an illustrator and historical painter—”Mort Künstler: The Art of Adventure” will be on view at the Museum from November 8, 2014 through March 8, 2015.

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Continuing Education

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.

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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.”

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