Stockbridge, MA, July 19, 2013—In conjunction with its new exhibition, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic,” Norman Rockwell Museum will present “An Enchanted Evening for Families” on Saturday, July 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. Join us for an evening of music, dancing and activities inspired by Walt Disney’s animated classic. Enjoy an “ice cream social” with make-your-own sundaes. Swing to music by The Limb Shakers, who will perform Disney music and other upbeat favorites. Bring along a picnic dinner, or purchase selections from our Terrace Café and make a night of it. Admission to “An Enchanted Evening” is free with regular Museum admission, Museum members free.
On view through October 27
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic
Celebrate Walt Disney’s vision and the artistry of his dedicated staff, illustrating how they shaped and defined an entirely new American art form through their creation of their first feature-length animated film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” Guided by the vision of a master storyteller, 32 animators, 1032 assistants, 107 inbetweeners, 10 layout artists, 25 background artists, 65 special effects animators and 158 inkers and painters and countless production staff came together to create the masterpiece.
“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic” celebrates the 75th anniversary of Disney’s classic, featuring more than 200 works of art including conceptual drawings, early character studies, detailed story sketches, and animation drawings. Also featured are delicate thumbnail layout watercolors, meticulously rendered pencil layouts, rare watercolor backgrounds, colorful cels, and vintage posters all illustrating how Walt Disney advanced the art of animation.