As the seasons change, so do the displays at Norman Rockwell Museum. While we are busy preparing American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell for its European debut in Rome, Italy, we are also pleased to present a collection of rare and unique works by America’s favorite illustrator, right here in Stockbridge.
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.
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?”
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.
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.