Visitors stopping by Norman Rockwell Museum to see this year’s Berkshire County High School Art Show will view over one hundred outstanding works, created in a variety of different medium. One of the highlights is a painted self-portrait that was, in fact, created by one of the Museum’s newest interns.
This past Sunday, February 3, 2013, was Norman Rockwell’s 119th birthday, and both press and public reminded us how relevant the artist’s work continues to be.
Norman Rockwell Museum and the Berkshire Immigration Center welcomed 23 new United States citizens on September 8, 2012, during a naturalization ceremony held in the Museum’s galleries. The Berkshire County residents from 16 different countries were sworn in as citizens in front of Norman Rockwell’s iconic “Four Freedoms” paintings.
Acclaimed Illustrator and Norman Rockwell Museum Artist Laureate David Macaulay has created the cover for this week’s “New Yorker.” Known for his many architectural books and helping us to learn “the way things work,” Macaulay tackles the timely issue of the United States Postal Service and its uncertain future.
The artist will receive the Artist Laureate award during a special awards ceremony to be held at the Museum on Saturday, September 24, 2011, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
This year Norman Rockwell Museum’s Deputy Director/Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett was interviewed by “Print” magazine regarding the Museum’s past, present and future. Her thoughts appear in the August issue of the time-honored publication (on sale now).