Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), "Boy with Stereoscopes" (study), 1922

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), “Boy with Stereoscopes” (study), 1922. Sketch for cover illustration for “The Saturday Evening Post,” January 14, 1922. Pencil and watercolor on paper. Norman Rockwell Museum Collections.

Stockbridge, MA, February 21, 2014—Norman Rockwell Museum presents “Clothes Make the Man (and Woman),” a tea and talk to be held at the Museum on Sunday, February 23, starting at 2 p.m. Dr. Joyce K. Schiller, Curator of the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, will explore the illustrated covers of “The Saturday Evening Post” to look at changing fashion trends found throughout the twentieth century. Tea and treats will be provided during the afternoon lecture, which is free with regular Museum admission.

Cover Story:
Fashions, Furnishings, and The Saturday Evening Post

Enjoy cultural perspectives on one of twentieth century America’s most popular magazines, “The Saturday Evening Post.” Dr. Joyce K. Schiller will offer a look at shifting trends in the fashion, haberdashery, and furnishings, as seen on the cover of the Post. Tea and treats will be served. Free with Museum admission.

Upcoming Tea & Talk:
Hats Off!
Sunday, March 30, 2 p.m.

For both men and women, hats of all kinds were an essential aspect of dress during much of the twentieth century. Explore what hats reveal about their wearers during this look at haberdashery in art.