Norman Rockwell Museum continues its Distinguished Illustrator Series this spring with an exhibition showcasing the work of R.O. Blechman, an award-winning illustrator, animator, children’s book author, graphic novelist, and editorial cartoonist, whose work has become instantly recognizable to many readers. “R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line” will be on view at the Museum from May 11 through June 30, 2013.
Norman Rockwell Museum’s Four Freedoms Forums series of town hall meetings returns on Thursday, April 25, starting at 5:30 p.m., with a look at the topic of gun violence. The forum will address the role of guns in our society, including gun rights and gun control. Featured speakers will include Richard B. Wilcox, Chief of Police, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Community conversation at the Four Freedoms Forums is free and open to the public.
Norman Rockwell Museum will celebrate Art Museum Day on Saturday, May 18, 2013, by offering free admission to all children through age 18 (a savings of $5 per child, ages 6 to 18). The event is being sponsored by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), as part of their annual celebration being held at member museums across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Norman Rockwell Museum Celebrates The Art of Picture Books With “Zoom,” A Special Family Day Event on Saturday, April 20
Norman Rockwell Museum will celebrate the wonder of wordless picture books with “Zoom,” a special family day event to be held on Saturday, April 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. Meet illustrator Istvan Banyai, the creator of “Zoom,” “Re-Zoom,” ”REM,” and “The Other Side;” whose artwork is currently on exhibit at the Museum. Mr. Banyai will join us for a day of talks, workshops, demonstrations, and signings.
Norman Rockwell Museum Presents “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic,” On View June 8 through October 27, 2013
Museum Celebrates The Art and 75th Anniversary Of Walt Disney’s First Feature-Length Animated Film
This summer Norman Rockwell Museum pays tribute to Walt Disney, another American icon of the 20th Century, with a special exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary of the acclaimed visual storyteller’s first feature-length animated film. “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic” will be on view at the Museum from June 8 through October 27, 2013.