Blog RSS feed for this section

Happy Birthday, Edward Hopper!

On this date back in 1882, Edward Hopper (July 22, 1882-May 15, 1967) was born in Nyack, New York. Don’t miss Norman Rockwell Museum’s current exhibition, “The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator,” which explores this little-known aspect of the realist master’s career; a gallery tour of the exhibition is planned for Tuesday, July 22, at 1:30 p.m., and an evening lecture with Hopper scholar, Gail Levin, Ph.D., will be held on Thursday, July 24, starting at 5:30 p.m.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

The Art of Summer Vacation

Looking to get creative this summer vacation? Enjoy children’s art workshops held both inside and outside at Norman Rockwell Museum.

Summer Sketch Club
Tuesdays, July 8 through August 26
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.; ages 7 and up

Creating Together: A Parent-Child Experience
Wednesdays, July 9-August 27

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
Edward Hopper (1882-1967). Cover for "Bulletin of the New York Edison Company"

Edward Hopper Biographer, Dr. Gail Levin To Speak at Norman Rockwell Museum on Thursday, July 24

Gail Levin, Ph.D., the acknowledged authority on American realist painter Edward Hopper, will present a talk about the artist at Norman Rockwell Museum on Thursday, July 24, starting at 5:30 p.m. The evening lecture is presented as part of the series, “Impossible Craft: The Artist’s Biography,” to be held at the Museum during the month of July.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Gift of A. S. McWilliams Comics to Norman Rockwell Museum

In the middle of July the sons of illustrator and comic strip artist Alden Spurr McWilliams (1917-1993) made a significant gift of 33 original strips and Sunday paper boards to the Norman Rockwell Museum. The previous year, one of the sons and his wife visited the museum and talked with curator Joyce Schiller about Al […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Blechman Gift to Norman Rockwell Museum

  Earlier this summer, the acclaimed illustrator, animator, children’s book author, graphic novelist, and editorial cartoonist R. O. Blechman donated one of his works of art to the Norman Rockwell Museum. This work had been shown in Blechman’s spring 2013 museum exhibition, R. O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line, one of the series of focus exhibits the […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →