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 and the Ghost of Dickens

November 19, 2011 through February 25, 2012

This celebration of the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens’ birth will feature original Rockwell artworks inspired by the literary giant’s contributions, which were among the artist’s favorite books.

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Allen Bell (1946 – 2011)

Norman Rockwell Museum has lost a dear friend.

Allen Bell, Manager of Safety and Warehouse, looked out for us all. He would have celebrated his 15th year with the Museum on September 24th, 2011. Sadly, he died unexpectedly at home just before we were to commemorate his anniversary.

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Studio Test

Virtual Studio

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Norman Rockwell Museum Director/CEO Laurie Norton Moffatt Selected for National Cultural Leadership Program

STOCKBRIDGE, MA, November 3, 2011—Norman Rockwell Museum Director/CEO Laurie Norton Moffatt was nominated into National Arts Strategies‘ highly competitive Chief Executive Program. As one of 100 executive leaders in the cultural sector chosen to participate in the program, Ms. Norton Moffatt will take part in a series of meetings with her peers to discuss key […]

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H. A. Rey, black color separation for “At breakfast George’s friend said,” "Curious George Rides a Bike" (1952), watercolor and charcoal on paper. H. A. & Margret Rey Papers, de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, McCain Library and Archives, The University of Southern Mississippi. Curious George, and related characters, created by Margret and H. A. Rey, are copyrighted and trademarked by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. © 2010 by HMH.

By George, That’s Curious!

Curious George made his first appearance as a minor character named Fifi in Margret and H. A. Reys’ Raffy and the 9 Monkeys (1939). The illustrated book told the story of a lonely giraffe named Raffy, and the nine monkeys that become his playmates. In late 1939 the Reys began work on a sequel to […]

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