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.


Istvan Banyai: Stranger in a Strange Land

Distinguished Illustrator Series

March 9, 2013 through May 5, 2013

An innovative Hungarian-born artist whose illustrations have been sought after by clients throughout the world, Istvan Banyai made his mark as an award-winning artist in the United States, and has been creating persuasive, elegant artworks for publishers and corporations for more than thirty years.

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R.O. Blechman (b. 1930), "Parody of the Freedom From Fear by Norman Rockwell." For The Wolfsonian Museum, Four Freedoms competition, 2008. ©R.O. Blechman. All rights reserved.

R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line

Distinguished Illustrator Series

May 11 through June 30, 2013

A celebrated artist, R.O. Blechman is well known for his memorable advertisements for Alka-Seltzer and Capezio, among others, and for his witty illustrations for The New Yorker and The Huffington Post. Blechman’s imagery for magazines, illustrated books, advertisements, and animations will be on view.

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Wendell Minor’s America

November 9, 2013 through May 26, 2014

Take a journey through history, from sea to shining sea, through the art of Wendell Minor, our nation’s premier historical picture book illustrator. The artist’s many acclaimed children’s books reflect his love of America’s varied landscape and a deep respect for the environment. His travels have taken him from the tropical Everglades of Florida to Barrow Alaska in the Arctic Circle; from his native Midwest to the Grand Canyon in the Southwest; and throughout the United States to research, draw and paint on location, and immerse himself in the subject at hand.

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Thanks for Giving

During this season of togetherness and reflection, we gather with family, neighbors and friends to share common values and experience. This is also the season to celebrate Norman Rockwell, an American artist whose works represent nothing less than our collective memory of what it means to be an American and a member of a larger global community.

Please honor this remarkable contribution to the arts with a gift to Norman Rockwell Museum this holiday season. Your unrestricted support addresses our areas of greatest need – these gifts touch every aspect of the Museum.

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Norman Rockwell Museum To Present Superheroic Programs

Norman Rockwell Museum premiered its newest exhibition, Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross, last Saturday, November 10, to an enthusiastic crowd of over 450 people. Visitors had the rare opportunity to view Alex Ross’ photo-realistic superhero art, and meet the acclaimed artist himself. During the run of the exhibit, the Museum will present a series of superhero-related programs, including Comic Creations, a superhero-inspired week of school vacation week programs (December 26 through 30). The exhibition will be on view at Norman Rockwell Museum through February 24, 2013.

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