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Robot Nation! Opening Reception

Robot Nation!

Exhibition Opening Reception
Saturday, July 16
from 4pm to 6pm
Stroll the Museum’s bucolic site and explore this whimsical exhibition of artist designed robots for the 21st century. Enjoy refreshments and the chance to design a mini-robot of your own! Free with Museum admission.

Robot Nation! Opening Reception 2017-03-01T11:40:33+00:00

Preparing The High School Art Show

We are in process of hanging the 24th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show, and there really are some remarkable pieces. This year’s show features 118 works from 14 schools from around all of Berkshire County. Admission to the show is always free, and open during regular Museum hours; the exhibition will be on view at the Museum […]

Preparing The High School Art Show 2017-03-01T11:41:07+00:00

Scout Programs

Interested in an opportunity for Scouts to complete an art-based badge? The Museum offers programs designed to deepen Scouts’ understanding of the life and work of Norman Rockwell while fulfilling certain badge requirements. Programs are available for selected levels of Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts. Visit www.nrm.org for program descriptions or call 413.298.4100, ext. 260, for more information. Advance reservations required. Unable to bring your group to the Museum? Please ask if an Outreach Program […]

Scout Programs 2011-02-16T10:38:24+00:00

Free Speech Personified – The Wall Street Journal

©1943 SEPS: Licensed by Curtis Publishing, Indianapolis, IN From the permanent collection of Norman Rockwell Museum

This article ran on October 10th in The Wall Street Journal.
To read the complete article, please follow this link.
Norman Rockwell’s inspiring and enduring painting

By BRUCE COLE
A hundred thousand people came to see them in Washington and New York, a million more in other major cities across the […]

Free Speech Personified – The Wall Street Journal 2017-03-01T11:41:24+00:00

Illustrator Barbara Nessim Honored

Posted on September 18, 2009

Press images available upon request

Norman Rockwell Museum announces the honoring of Barbara Nessim as its first Artist Laureate. Nessim, an internationally known artist, illustrator, and educator, also served on the Museum’s Board of Trustees from 1999 until 2008. The award will be presented to Nessim on behalf of the Museum’s new Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies during its annual Board of Trustees meeting, to be held on Saturday, September, 26.

“We […]

Illustrator Barbara Nessim Honored 2017-03-01T11:41:28+00:00

Norman Rockwell Museum To Hold Book Release Celebration for “The Unknown Rockwell: A Portrait of Two American Families” on October 8

Posted on September 16, 2009
Norman Rockwell Museum is celebrating the release of a new memoir that offers a deeply personal view of Norman Rockwell, and brings vividly to life the place and people of rural New England in the 1940s. “The Unknown Rockwell: A Portrait of Two American Families” tells the story of the Edgerton and Rockwell families, next-door neighbors for 10 years in West Arlington, Vermont. Different in many respects- the Edgertons were […]

Norman Rockwell Museum To Hold Book Release Celebration for “The Unknown Rockwell: A Portrait of Two American Families” on October 8 2017-03-01T11:41:29+00:00

Norman Rockwell Museum Announces October Programming Highlights

Posted on September 16, 2009
Norman Rockwell Museum announces a lively series of events planned for the month of October, including the last chance to view three of its popular 40th anniversary exhibitions- “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” (through October 12); “The Fantastical Faces of Peter Rockwell: A Sculptor’s Retrospective” (through October 25); and “A Day in the Life: Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio” (through November 1). Other highlights include a book release celebration […]

Norman Rockwell Museum Announces October Programming Highlights 2017-03-01T11:41:30+00:00

Arts Leaders Join U.S. Rep. Olver at Norman Rockwell Museum to Highlight Arts Sector’s Role in Economic Recovery

Posted on September 11, 2009
Arts leaders from across Massachusetts will gather at the Norman Rockwell Museum Friday, Sept. 18 with Congressman John Olver to highlight the arts sector’s role in the U.S. economic recovery effort. Olver will formally announce the release of more than $1.3 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to non-profit arts organizations across Massachusetts. The stimulus funds come from a $50 million ARRA appropriation to the […]

Arts Leaders Join U.S. Rep. Olver at Norman Rockwell Museum to Highlight Arts Sector’s Role in Economic Recovery 2017-03-01T11:41:30+00:00

WAMC broadcast July 9, 2009

Norman Rockwell Museum’s 40th anniversary:
WAMC Northeast Public Radio live broadcast from Norman Rockwell Museum July 9, 2009
July 20, 2009. Listen.

WAMC broadcast July 9, 2009 2017-03-01T11:41:31+00:00

Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays

Extra Good Boys and Girls (Santa at the Map) ©1939 SEPS: Licensed by Curtis Publishing, Indianapolis, IN

Ella Sharpe Museum of Art & History, Jackson, MI
October 23, 2010 – January 8, 2011

Stauth Memorial Museum, Montezuma, Kansas
December 11, 2011 – February 4, 2012

During his forty-seven year affiliation with The Saturday Evening Post, Norman Rockwell was celebrated for his special holiday cover illustrations, which were commissioned to mark a […]

Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays 2017-03-01T11:41:32+00:00

Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney

Will Arrives (detail) by James Gurney ©2006 James Gurney

Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington
February 4, 2010 through May 16, 2010

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
June 5, 2010 through September 5, 2010

James Gurney’s Dinotopia bring the worlds of science and the imagination to life by chronicling Arthur and Will Denison’s remarkable experiences on a lost island in vibrant color and meticulous detail. Recounted in […]

Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney 2017-03-01T11:41:32+00:00

Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay

From Cathedral (detail) ©1999 David Macaulay

Bing Stanford in Washington, DC
October 19, 2009 through February 15, 2010

Author and artist David Macaulay has demystified the workings and origins of everything from simple gadgets to elaborate architectural structures. A favorite with readers of all ages, this Caldecott Medal-winning artist is the subject of this exciting exhibition that takes an in-depth look at Macaulay’s artistic process and extensive body […]

Building Books: The Art of David Macaulay 2017-03-01T11:41:32+00:00

Norman Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn

HuckAndTomFence “Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn White Washing the Fence” lithograph. Norman Rockwell Museum Collections.

In 1935, George Macy, the publisher of the Heritage Press and Limited Editions Club books, invited Norman Rockwell to illustrate Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Rockwell visited Hannibal, Missouri, Twain’s boyhood town, to find authentic details to include in his work. Twain’s vivid descriptions […]

Norman Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn 2017-03-01T11:41:32+00:00

Visit the Rockwell Museum Today!

A visit to the Berkshires would be incomplete without spending part of your day at the Norman Rockwell Museum.

Visit the Rockwell Museum Today! 2009-10-02T22:10:30+00:00

Barbara Nessim Named Artist Laureate

STOCKBRIDGE — “She has a beautiful sense of line,” went the compliment, which is not your average, everyday compliment….

Barbara Nessim Named Artist Laureate 2009-09-30T17:23:43+00:00

2010 Calendars on sale

Every purchase from Norman Rockwell Museum supports the continued preservation of Rockwell’s legacy. Please visit our store today!

2010 Calendars on sale 2009-10-01T13:51:01+00:00

Fantastical Faces of Peter Rockwell: A Sculptor’s Retrospective

 

Peter Rockwell Carving Grendels Folly Photo 1994 Peter Rockwell Carving Grendels Folly Photo 1994

July 11, 2009 through October 25, 2009

As a young man, Peter Rockwell had no interest in pursuing a career as an artist, and intentionally avoided the arts because they were “too much in the family.” A student of English literature at Haverford College, he eventually enrolled in a sculpture class at […]

Fantastical Faces of Peter Rockwell: A Sculptor’s Retrospective 2017-03-01T11:41:38+00:00

The Rise of the House of Rockwell

By CAROL KINO/The New York Times

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Stockbridge, Mass.

ALTHOUGH Norman Rockwell’s ability to capture small-town bonhomie made him the leading illustrator of his time, these days his vision is often derided asanachronistic and hokey. One might expect the museum that manages his legacy to be similarly stuck in time. But Rockwell himself was more complex and worldly […]

The Rise of the House of Rockwell 2017-03-01T11:41:39+00:00

Norman Rockwell Museum Director Laurie Norton Moffatt Heads to West Coast

dreamworkslogoMany young artists have been inspired by Norman Rockwell’s art. Today’s illustrators are the keepers of a long, esteemed publishing tradition that started around the era of the Civil War when artists went to the war front to illustrate battlescenes. These images were translated via woodblock printing technology into newpapers and journals, revealing to the public the hardships of war in graphic, vivid detail. As mass media […]

Norman Rockwell Museum Director Laurie Norton Moffatt Heads to West Coast 2017-03-01T11:41:40+00:00

Laurie's First Post

Norman Rockwell Museum is excited to introduce our new web site that invites you to be part of our great Museum family – our web community. One of the great pleasures of my work has been hearing the stories of the profound influence Norman Rockwell has made in the lives of so many peeople. It has been our privilege to bring Norman Rockwell’s art to friends all over the world. In addition to our Norman Rockwell […]

Laurie's First Post 2017-03-01T11:41:40+00:00

Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers Currently on view

Girl Reading The Post ©1941 SEPS: Licensed by Curtis Publishing, Indianapolis, IN

For nearly fifty years, millions of Americans brought Norman Rockwell’s art into their homes, enjoying the artist’s Saturday Evening Post covers while seated in their favorite chairs, surrounded by their belongings in the company of their families. This intimate connection with Rockwell’s art made his images a part of the fabric of American […]

Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers Currently on view 2017-03-01T11:41:41+00:00

The Stockbridge Models Project: A Rockwell Museum Historic Preservation Project

Senator John H. Fitzpatrick and Jane Fitzpatrick with daughter Ann posing for Carolers Photo courtesy of Norman Rockwell Museum. ©1970 Licensed by Norman Rockwell Licensing Company, Niles, IL. Photo 1970 Senator John H. Fitzpatrick and Jane Fitzpatrick with daughter Ann posing for Carolers Photo courtesy of Norman Rockwell Museum. ©1970 Licensed by Norman Rockwell Licensing Company, Niles, IL. Photo 1970

Stockbridge Town Hall

Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Currently on […]

The Stockbridge Models Project: A Rockwell Museum Historic Preservation Project 2017-03-01T11:41:41+00:00

Norman Rockwell Museum Receives National Humanities Medal

Norman Rockwell Museum
Receives National Humanities Medal

Posted on November 17, 2008

Norman Rockwell Museum today received the National Humanities Medal, America’s highest recognition of work by individuals and institutions in the field of the humanities. It is one of nine recipients nationwide and the only museum among the winners.

The award […]

Norman Rockwell Museum Receives National Humanities Medal 2017-03-01T11:41:50+00:00