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.
Through January 16, 2011
During the holiday season, Norman Rockwell’s anxiously awaited illustrations brought good cheer to millions of Americans who encountered his images on the covers and pages of their favorite magazines, and on holiday cards that brought the spirit of the holidays home…
Through January 31, 2011
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, 1 to 4 p.m.
Learn about Norman Rockwell’s classic 1963 painting The Problem We All Live With , through preliminary art, reference photographs, and reactionary letters from the public.
Norman Rockwell Museum To Present Retrospective Exhibition of Caldecott Medal-Winning Illustrator’s 50-Year Career
Following the honor of receiving the 2010 Caldecott Medal for his acclaimed children’s picture book ”The Lion & the Mouse,” artist Jerry Pinkney will receive further recognition this fall with the first major overview of his extraordinary and influential career, which spans 50 years; “Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney” will be on view at Norman Rockwell Museum from November 13, 2010, through May 30, 2011.
As a young artist, one of Norman Rockwell’s first high-profile jobs was being commissioned by the Boy Scouts of America to illustrate its “Hike Book” in the fall of 1912; shortly after, Rockwell was appointed art editor of “Boy’s Life” and went on to create memorable cover and story illustrations for the youth development organization’s [...]