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Prints and Books
|Download lesson plans connecting the art of Norman Rockwell with art, language arts, and social. All materials can be downloaded and printed for classroom use. Here are but a few examples of the lesson plans you can utilize. You can find more lesson plans on NRM.org.
All Lesson Plans are in PDF format.
1. A New Viewpoint
2. What Makes Good History?
3. “Creating America”
4. Rockwell’s American Utopia
5. On the 20th Century – That Was Then, This Is Now
The Museum’s programs are a vital link between the collections and exhibitions. They offer a unique blend of perspectives and are designed to foster inquiry and dialogue. Programs – for students and scholars – use active learning that are inspirational for people of all abilities and backgrounds. Whatever your age or interest, you’ll find that our programs explore how Rockwell’s art and visual communication can ignite the imagination, engage the mind and reflect our human experience – past, present, and future. Interested in learning more?
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Giclee and Giclee canvas prints available framed and unframed in various sizes.
BOOK: American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell
American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell explores Norman Rockwell’s unparalleled role as an American artist and storyteller. Tracing the evolution of Rockwell’s art and iconography throughout his career, from carefully choreographed reflections on childhood innocence in such paintings as No Swimming (1921) to powerful, consciousness-raising images like The Problem We All Live With (1964).
BOOK: Norman Rockwell – Behind the Camera
Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera is the first book to explore, in depth, the archive of more than 18,000 black-and-white photographs housed at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Rarely seen in public, these images provide remarkable insight into the imagination and working process on one of the twentieth century’s most renowned artists.
BOOK: Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges
This is a story of a pivotal event in history as Ruby Bridges saw it unfold around her. Ruby’s poignant words, quotations from writers and from other adults who observed her, and dramatic photographs recreate the amazing story of innocence, courage, and forgiveness. Ruby Bridges’ story is an inspiration to us all.
BOOK: Story of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition
The Story of Ruby Bridges, by Robert Coles with watercolor illustrations by George Ford.
Celebrate an American story of courage, faith, and hope with this special anniversary edition!
It’s 1960, and Ruby Bridges and her family have recently moved from Mississippi to New Orleans in search of a better life. When a judge orders Ruby to attend first grade at Williams Frantz Elementary, an all-white school, Ruby must face angry mobs of parents who refuse to send their children to school with her. This moving picture book captures the spirit of a little girl standing alone in the face of racism.