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.


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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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MassMOCA and Norman Rockwell Museum Joint Ticket

Norman Rockwell Museum & Mass. Museum of Contemporary Art (MassMoCA) combined ticket 2 Museums : 1 Ticket $26 (save $5.00)

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Illustrator David Macaulay Honored as Museum’s 2011-2012 Artist Laureate

Norman Rockwell Museum announces the honoring of acclaimed illustrator David Macaulay (The Way Things Work; Cathedral; Ship) as its 2011-2012 Artist Laureate. The award will be presented to the artist during a special ceremony to be held at the Museum on Saturday, September 24, 2011, starting at 5:30 p.m.

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Shelter from the Storm

Norman Rockwell Museum sends our thoughts and prayers to those affected by the arrival of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene last weekend. 

The storm brings to mind a painting created by Norman Rockwell back in 1939– A Scout is Helpful. The illustration features a heroic, young Scout rescuing a child from a swollen river. Rockwell was inspired by the Great New England Hurricane of 1938, which was the first major hurricane to hit New England since 1869.

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