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.


Robot Nation! Opening Reception

Robot Nation! Exhibition Opening Reception Saturday, July 16 from 4pm to 6pm Stroll the Museum’s bucolic site and explore this whimsical exhibition of artist designed robots for the 21st century. Enjoy refreshments and the chance to design a mini-robot of your own! Free with Museum admission.

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Digital still from "Rio." ™ & ©2011 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Animated Career!

Blue Sky Studios animator Carlos Saldanha, who will be joining us for our Rio Festival Day on Saturday, October 15, began his filmmaking career in 1991 upon leaving his hometown of Rio de Janeiro to attend the MFA program at New York’s School of Visual Arts. He graduated with honors in 1993 after finishing two […]

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Blue Sky Studios’ Art Director Thomas Cardone To Speak at Norman Rockwell Museum on Thursday, July 14

Thomas Cardone, the art director behind the recent blockbuster animated film “Rio,” will present a talk at Norman Rockwell Museum on Thursday, July 14, starting at 5:30 p.m. Mr. Cardone, whose credits include “Aladdin,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Ice Age: The Meltdown,” will talk about what it takes to create the overall look and […]

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Rio Art Director Thomas Cardone Makes His Picks for Upcoming Exhibition

Recently, Curator of Archival Collections Corry Kanzenberg and I had the pleasure of spending the day with Thomas Cardone, the talented art director of the recently released animated blockbuster, Rio, which opened just last month to popular and critical acclaim. Seen here at the offices of Blue Sky Studios in Greenwich, Connecticut, Tom took some time out from his busy schedule to help us curate a selection of drawings that trace the development of the film’s main characters, from the heroic blue Macaw named Blu to Linda, his devoted caretaker.

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Norman Rockwell Museum Presents “Sol Schwartz: Drawing in the Dark”

New Exhibition Celebrates The Performing Arts of the Berkshires Stockbridge, MA, July 8, 2011–The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts has become world-renowned for its inspiring landscape and cultural attractions, including such performing arts centers as Tanglewood, Shakespeare & Company, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, and Barrington Stage Company. Look around the audience of any of these […]

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