Adult Programs

Sep
20
Sat
Edward Hopper’s House: How a Small Town Saved a Nyack Treasure An Afternoon with Victoria Hertz and Carole Perry
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Edward Hopper's childhood house

Edward Hopper’s childhood house

Saturday, September 20 at 5 p.m.
Edward Hopper’s House: How a Small Town Saved a Nyack Treasure
An Afternoon with Victoria Hertz and Carole Perry

Explore the world of Hopper House, the historic home in Nyack, New York where Edward Hopper spent his formative years. Executive Director Victoria Hertz and Executive Artistic Director Carole Perry will share stories of Hopper’s childhood and family life, the influence of the Hudson River on his art, and the community’s efforts to save his home and preserve his legacy.

 

ROCKWELL CENTER SATURDAY SERIES
Adventures in Visual Culture
Saturdays, July 19, August 16, September 13, September 20, and October 4
Enjoy this special series of Saturday talks exploring the art of illustration and the world of visual culture. Free with Museum admission.

Sep
25
Thu
Historic Property Walks
Sep 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
inwood House, Norman Rockwell Museum

Photo of Linwood House on the campus of Norman Rockwell Museum. Photo by Jeremy Clowe for Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Historic Property Walks
Thursdays in July, August, September and October at 2:30 p.m.

Explore the Norman Rockwell Museum’s bucolic 36 acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. Free with Museum admission.

Sep
27
Sat
Day Trip! Hopper House & Edward Hopper’s Nyack, New York
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Day Trip! Hopper House & Edward Hopper’s Nyack, New York
DAY TRIP!
Hopper House & Edward Hopper’s Nyack, New York
Saturday, September 27
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Board a comfortable coach bus for a day trip to Hopper House, Edward Hopper’s boyhood home in the charming riverfront village of Nyack, New York. We’ll tour this unique historic structure built by the artist’s maternal grandfather, now open as a vibrant art center, and visit other significant Nyack sites, including the riverfront where he spent much of his time and the family plot at Oak Hill Cemetery where Hopper, his wife Jo, and his sister Marion are buried. A delicious lunch at one of Nyack’s fine eateries is included. $65; $55 members.

Oct
2
Thu
Historic Property Walks
Oct 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
inwood House, Norman Rockwell Museum

Photo of Linwood House on the campus of Norman Rockwell Museum. Photo by Jeremy Clowe for Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Historic Property Walks
Thursdays in July, August, September and October at 2:30 p.m.

Explore the Norman Rockwell Museum’s bucolic 36 acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. Free with Museum admission.

Oct
3
Fri
Meet Rockwell’s Models
Oct 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Norman Rockwell's models. Photo ©Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Norman Rockwell’s models. Photo ©Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

GALLERY TALK

Meet Rockwell’s Models
First Friday of each month
Fridays, September 5, October 3
at 2:30 p.m. 

Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who share their personal experiences. Free with Museum admission, members free.

Oct
4
Sat
Remembering the Harlem Renaissance An Evening with Dr. Homer Meade
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Dr Homer Meade

Dr Homer Meade

Saturday, October 4 at 5:30 p.m.
Remembering the Harlem Renaissance
An Evening with Dr. Homer Meade

The Harlem Renaissance influenced every aspect of culture in the 1920’s and 1930’s, from the art of Edward Hopper to the music of Cole Porter. Dr. Homer Meade will explainhow the art forms explored during the Harlem Renaissance inspired and influenced one another, and how W.E.B. DuBois, a Berkshire native, reached out to connect many of the talented figures in this movement. This program is presented in partnership with Berkshire School. A reception will follow.

 

ROCKWELL CENTER SATURDAY SERIES
Adventures in Visual Culture
Saturdays, July 19, August 16, September 13, September 20, and October 4
Enjoy this special series of Saturday talks exploring the art of illustration and the world of visual culture. Free with Museum admission.

Oct
9
Thu
Historic Property Walks
Oct 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
inwood House, Norman Rockwell Museum

Photo of Linwood House on the campus of Norman Rockwell Museum. Photo by Jeremy Clowe for Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Historic Property Walks
Thursdays in July, August, September and October at 2:30 p.m.

Explore the Norman Rockwell Museum’s bucolic 36 acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. Free with Museum admission.

Oct
10
Fri
Norman Rockwell: Humorous Tales and Little Known Facts
Oct 10 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Norman Rockwell: Humorous Tales and Little Known Facts
Fridays, September 12 and October 10 at 2:30 p.m.

Celebrate Norman Rockwell’s unique brand of humor during this engaging, enlightening series exploring the artist’s adventures in illustration, with Curator of Education Tom Daly. Free with Museum admission, members free.

Oct
16
Thu
Historic Property Walks
Oct 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
inwood House, Norman Rockwell Museum

Photo of Linwood House on the campus of Norman Rockwell Museum. Photo by Jeremy Clowe for Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Historic Property Walks
Thursdays in July, August, September and October at 2:30 p.m.

Explore the Norman Rockwell Museum’s bucolic 36 acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. Free with Museum admission.

Oct
23
Thu
Historic Property Walks
Oct 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
inwood House, Norman Rockwell Museum

Photo of Linwood House on the campus of Norman Rockwell Museum. Photo by Jeremy Clowe for Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Historic Property Walks
Thursdays in July, August, September and October at 2:30 p.m.

Explore the Norman Rockwell Museum’s bucolic 36 acre site and learn about the historic buildings on its property, including Linwood House, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage, and Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. Free with Museum admission.

PRE-HALLOWEEN TOUR: Luminaries: Exploring Stockbridge Cemetery
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Photo of Norman Rockwell's gravesite, Stockbridge Cemetery

Photo of Norman Rockwell’s gravesite (1894-1978), Stockbridge Cemetery, Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Photo by Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.

Pre-Halloween Tour
Luminaries: Exploring Stockbridge Cemetery
Thursday, October 23 at 5 p.m.

Join Curator of Education Tom Daly for a walking history tour of Stockbridge Cemetery, which boasts the burial sites of such luminaries as Norman Rockwell, Elizabeth Freeman, the Sedgwick Family, and other notable town residents. A cider and donut reception will precede the tour on the lawn adjacent to the bell tower parking area at the Old Town Hall. $5, members and children 12 and under free.

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