Lots of activities and exhibtions for the whole family. Special Holiday hours, Gallery Tours, children’s art making workshops and public discussion forums…
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.
In My Adventures as an Illustrator, Norman Rockwell’s 1960 autobiography, the artist recalled memories from his youth that were seminal to his later work as an illustrator. Of particular importance were evening readings from the classic tales of Charles Dickens by his father Jarvis Waring Rockwell. Throughout his life, Rockwell would cite the significance of [...]
Valentine’s Day is on the horizon! Looking for romantic inspiration? Ready to pop the question? Norman Rockwell Museum can help!
On Tuesday, February 7, 2012, Norman Rockwell Museum celebrates the 200th birthday of Rockwell’s literary hero, Charles Dickens. Throughout his life, Norman Rockwell would cite the influence of Dickens on his art. Not only did the author provide a lexicon of human experience and personality types for Rockwell to explore, he also inspired the artist’s portrayal of Dickensian characters throughout his career.
February 2011 Roll magazine interview with Elwood H. Smith:
In the field of illustration this guy is a rock star, with his work featured regularly in Time, Newsweek, Forbes, New York Magazine… His signature style has enhanced the advertising campaigns of Sony, GE Cellular One, Blue Shield/BlueCross of Texas, Pizza Hut… as well as numerous children’s books. He’s even played guitar, written songs, and made records with local guitar hero John Platania (Van Morrison). But you can be forgiven if you’ve not heard of Elwood H. Smith. More often than not great illustrators don’t quite get the publicity that great cartoonists and comic artists do. And those folks don’t get a heck of a lot as it is…