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.
We had baseball on the mind after a visit last week from Norman Rockwell’s original “Rookie,” model Sherm Safford.
The subject of Rockwell’s 1957 painting joined us to take part in the filming of a segment for CBS Evening News, to be broadcast around the occasion of Christie’s auction of the original painting on May 22, 2014. Read all about the filming in last week’s Berkshire Eagle, and tune into the segment, scheduled to air the evening of Thursday, May 22.
On Monday, November 18, 2013, Norman Rockwell Museum will host a memorial reception to celebrate the life of a founding trustee JANE PRATT FITZPATRICK (1923- 2013). The Museum will be open to the public with free admission during our regular hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., while event preparations are underway. The reception will take place from approximately 12 to 3 p.m.