Collotype of “Tom and Becky in Cave” by Norman Rockwell, 1936.

Collotype of “Tom and Becky in Cave” by Norman Rockwell, 1936. Norman Rockwell Museum Collections. Easton Press ©MBI, INC.

An expansive new exhibition unites the work of one of America’s most famous writers and artists for the first time! Organized by Norman Rockwell Museum, American Storytellers: Norman Rockwell & Mark Twain is currently on view at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, and examines the impact that Twain and Rockwell had on American family and childhood. The exhibition, which includes Norman Rockwell’s illustrations for Mark Twain’s classic Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, includes dozens of Rockwell-signed prints, paintings, sketches and illustrations from the collection of Norman Rockwell Museum; The Mark Twain House & Museum; The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum in Hannibal, Missouri; MassMutual Financial Group; and The New Britain Museum of American Art.

The Mark Twain House & Museum is offering FREE admission to American Storytellers for Norman Rockwell Museum members! This special offer includes complimentary admission, and $2 off the Main House Tour at The Mark Twain House (membership ID required. Cannot be combined with any other offer).

American Storytellers is on view through September 6, 2011 at The Mark Twain House.

Learn more about the exhibition:

Norman Rockwell and Mark Twain: Two of a Kind“– Huffington Post

Become a member of Norman Rockwell Museum!

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