Norman Rockwell’s most iconic images, including the historic “The Problem We All Live With,” will be on view in Stockbridge through Columbus Day, before heading back out on the road as part of an ongoing national tour.
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.
Q. How many of Norman Rockwell’s 323 cover illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post featured dogs? A. 55!* Rockwell once remarked that if a painting was not working he would put a dog in it. This included such memorable covers as No Swimming (1921), Boy with Stereoscope (1922), Going and Coming (1947), and The Soda […]
This week, we had the privilege of visiting with veteran illustrator Ed Vebell, whose extraordinary career as a combat, editorial, and historical illustrator has spanned seven decades. We are fortunate to feature one of Ed’s original illustrations in the Norman Rockwell Museum’s permanent collection, a generous gift of the artist depicting the dramatic nineteenth century meeting of the East and West Railroads at Promontory Point, Utah.
Norman Rockwell Museum will present a poetry reading and book signing with Randall R. Freisinger, author of “Nostalgia’s Thread: Ten Poems on Norman Rockwell’s Paintings,” on Saturday, October 9, starting at 1 p.m. The poems in “Nostalgia’s Thread” reconsider the American experience as depicted in ten of Rockwell’s best-known paintings. Admission to the poetry reading […]
Reference photo for Norman Rockwell’s “The Optician.” Licensed by Norman Rockwell Licensing, Niles, IL. From the permanent collection of Norman Rockwell Museum. Norman Rockwell Museum will present an afternoon with original Norman Rockwell models on Saturday, September, 18, from 12 to 4 p.m. Meet Dick Clemens and Eddie Locke, who posed for Rockwell’s classic 1958 […]