This morning Norman Rockwell Museum held a press conference to mark the opening of its newest exhibition, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic. We were honored to have award-winning dancer Marge Champion join us and share her memories of serving as a live reference model for Disney’s first full-length animated feature starting in 1934.
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.
Though they worked in distinctly different realms, Walt Disney and Norman Rockwell regarded each other highly. They were personally acquainted, corresponded regularly, and traded gifts of art and memorabilia.
This weekend one of the finest displays of Norman Rockwell’s artistic talent comes to life, as his stunning 1950 painting Shuffleton’s Barbershop becomes the setting for a new original movie. Starring four-time Emmy nominee Danny Glover, Norman Rockwell’s Shuffleton’s Barbershop is set to premiere this Saturday, June 1, at 9/8c on the Hallmark Movie Channel.
New Perspectives on Illustration is an engaging weekly series of essays by graduate illustration students at MICA, the Maryland Institute College of Art. Curators Stephanie Plunkett and Joyce K. Schiller have the pleasure of teaching a MICA course exploring the artistic and cultural underpinnings of published imagery through history, and we are pleased to present [...]
Patriotic themes abound in Rockwell’s work and this Memorial Day Weekend is a fitting time to make a visit to our ever-changing galleries. Enjoy three highlight talks offered daily at 11 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., included with your Museum admission. The Museum also welcomes active military personnel with complimentary admission year-round and [...]