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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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Laurie Norton Moffatt: Why Norman Rockwell matters

What an autumn it has been for Norman Rockwell. With the market record of $46 million set for Rockwell art at this month’s Sotheby’s American Art sale, we’ve emerged in 45 years from being the museum dedicated to the artist most ridiculed by the art world to the museum that embodies the artist whose masterpiece […]

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), "The Gossips," 1948

Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes Back Norman Rockwell’s “The Gossips”

”The Gossips,” one of Norman Rockwell’s most popular paintings, has returned to Norman Rockwell Museum to be displayed for a limited time. The loan is made possible through the generosity of the artwork’s new owner.

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Join Us for “The Shakers: Culture and Community”

The Shakers: Culture and Community. Saturday, March 15 at 5 p.m.
Explore the cultural contributions of the Shakers, from the 1700’s to the present day with author/historian Sharon Koomler. Her book, Shaker Style, provides an essential look at Shaker form and function.

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), "Golden Rule," 1961

Rockwell’s “Golden Rule”

This week the United Nations rededicated a large mosaic of Norman Rockwell’s “Golden Rule,” which hangs in their New York City Headquarters. Read more about the development on Norman Rockwell’s iconic 1961 painting, which is part of the permanent collection of Norman Rockwell Museum.

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