Norman Rockwell Museum sends “Happy Birthday” wishes to Ruby Bridges Hall, who turns 60 today. A member of the Museum’s Board of Trustees, Ms. Bridges Hall inspired Norman Rockwell to create his classic Civil Rights-era painting, The Problem We All Live With in 1963. The painting is one of the artist’s most significant works to be found the Museum’s permanent collection.
Norman Rockwell Museum presents the world’s largest collection of original Norman Rockwell art, including beloved paintings from The Saturday Evening Post and the Four Freedoms, and the best in the field of American illustration. Experience Rockwell’s art, life and legacy in the artist’s picturesque New England hometown of Stockbridge, Massachusetts nestled in the culturally rich Berkshires.
Norman Rockwell Museum announces the receipt of a two-year, $500,000 grant from the George Lucas Family Foundation to expand and re-imagine the Museum’s educational programming with 21st century learning tools.
August 22, 2014 through January 11, 2015
Enjoy this installation featuring recently acquired artworks and archival materials, relating to Norman Rockwell Museum’s growing collection of original illustration art.
Our exhibition, The Unknown Hopper: Edward Hopper as Illustrator, has been a big hit this summer, and we continue to offer a lively series of programs that explores the life and art of this realist master, and his little-known career as a commercial artist.
On Saturday, September 20, starting at 5 p.m., join us for a lecture on Hopper House, the historic home in Nyack, New York, where Edward Hopper spent his formative years. The following week, Saturday, September 27, come aboard for a bus trip to Edward Hopper’s boyhood home in the charming riverfront village of Nyack.
Anne Morgan, Chair of the Norman Rockwell Museum Board of Trustees, uncovered an interesting piece of Rockwell history during a recent visit to Asheville, North Carolina.