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.


Teens Making Art!

As I write, an enthusiastic group of teen artists is working away in the Museum’s classroom, immersed in the creation of unique hand made books of all sizes, shapes, and designs with gifted director of education, Melinda Georgeson. This is just one of the first in a series of upcoming workshops designed to connect teens with the world of art this spring and summer, from traditional media to cutting edge digital animation.

We hope that you’ll join us for these upcoming art workshops. Our talented, nurturing educators will spark creativity and imagination, and help teens of all ages to advance their artistic abilities.

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Photo of Everett Raymond Kinstler. Courtesy of the artist. All rights reserved.

Coming Up at the Rockwell: Week of April 9, 2012

Moving Pictures: The Art of Animation
Wednesday, April 11, 3:15 to 5 p.m.

Norman Rockwell: Humorous Tales and Little Known Facts
Friday, April 13, 2:30 p.m.

The Art of Portraiture with Everett Raymond Kinstler
Talk and Painting Demonstration
Saturday, April 14, 1 to 4 p.m.

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Photo of Norman Rockwell working on “First Trip to the Beauty Parlor” with dog Pitter in his Stockbridge studio, 1972. Photo by Bill Scovill. Norman Rockwell Museum Collections. ©NRELC: Niles, IL.

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents “It’s a Dog’s Life: Norman Rockwell Paints Man’s Best Friend”

        Stockbridge, MA, May 24 2011–Throughout artist Norman Rockwell’s career, dogs of all kinds–from wide-eyed beagles to endearing mutts–made frequent appearances in his work. A dog-lover himself, the artist realized how appealing dogs were to readers of the “Saturday Evening Post” and other publications, and he intentionally cast them as interacting figures […]

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Flowers for Japan

Back in 1996 Norman Rockwell Museum was honored to present an exhibition featuring the art of an illustrator who remains as popular in her home country of Japan, as Norman Rockwell has been in America. “The Picturebook Art of Chihiro Iwasaki” showcased an exquisite collection of the acclaimed Japanese picture book artist’s work, organized by the museum that bears her name in Tokyo. In light of the country’s recent tragedy, Norman Rockwell Museum staff decided to check in with our friends at the Chihiro Iwasaki Museum.

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Four Freedoms Forums

21st Century Teens: Resources for Challenging Times
March 29, 5:30 p.m.

A realistic look at the challenges that teens face, both at home and in the virtual world, and a look at how families and communities can support their ongoing health and well-being. Free and open to the public. Reception will follow. RSVP’s encouraged.

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