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Wendell Minor, illustration for "If You Spent a Day with Thoreau at Walden Pond," 2012

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents Hearsay to Heresy: An Evening of Satire, Balladeering, and Political Unrest – This Saturday

In conjunction with its current exhibition, “Wendell Minor’s America,” Norman Rockwell Museum will present “Hearsay to Heresy,” an evening of satire and balladeering, on Saturday, April 19, starting at 5 p.m. Join poet/author Nathan Smith for his one-man, three-act play that travels the 19th century, exploring humanity’s interactions with nature.

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Edward Hopper (1882-1967), "Study for illustration for Eva Moore Adams "Shady" Scribner's Magazine 76 (December 1924)

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents “The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator”

Special Exhibition To Focus on Little-Known Period of The Realist Master’s Career

In December 2013, artwork by Norman Rockwell and Edward Hopper set the all-time sales records for American paintings at auction, confirming the enduring popularity of these two artists from the twentieth century.

This summer, Norman Rockwell Museum will present the early work of these two remarkable artists side by side, offering a rare glimpse into their formative years before they embarked on divergent paths as painters. “The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator” will be on view at Norman Rockwell Museum from June 7 through October 26, 2014.

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In The News: Famous Artists School Archives

Recently announced, our major gift from the Famous Artists School has been garnering quite a bit of press lately. This Sunday’s New York Times reported on the substantial art and archives donation, made possible by Robert and Magdalen Livesey of Cortina Learning International, which still runs a version of the popular art correspondence course to this day.

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Beyond Objectification: Norman Rockwell’s Depictions of Women for the Saturday Evening Post

Beyond Objectification: Norman Rockwell’s Depictions of Women for the Saturday Evening Post an essay by Haley M. Palmore for the Art History Senior Thesis Seminar, Jenny Carson, December 19, 2013

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Spring Awakening

Spring begins—and not a moment too soon. You can already feel the warmth in our Museum galleries, courtesy of the recent donation of Norman Rockwell’s 1947 painting First Signs of Spring, which is currently on view.

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