Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi

November 11, 2017 to May 28, 2018

“He stands alone as a creator of worlds and a weaver of tales.”
— Guillermo del Toro

Never Abandon Imagination showcases over 200 paintings and drawings created by Tony DiTerlizzi. Original artworks detail DiTerlizzi’s distinguished career in the role-playing games Dungeons and Dragons and Magic: […]

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi2019-08-21T15:17:54-05:00

Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline

Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline

November 10, 2018 through February 24, 2019

Working in the tradition of Frank E. Schoonover and the Golden Age masters, renowned illustrator Gregory Manchess has created a lavishly painted novel about the son of a famed polar explorer searching for his stranded father, and a lost city buried under snow in […]

Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline2019-04-08T10:04:43-05:00

Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays

Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), Extra Good Boys and Girls (Santa on Ladder with Map), 1939. Cover illustration for The Saturday Evening Post, December 16, 1939. From the collection of A. Haigh Cundey; Huntington Hartford; Hirschl and Adler […]

Norman Rockwell’s Home for the Holidays2019-10-29T12:18:51-05:00

J.C. Leyendecker and The Saturday Evening Post

J.C. Leyendecker and
The Saturday Evening Post

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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About the Exhibition

I began working for The Saturday Evening Post in 1916 and Leyendecker was my god.
-Norman Rockwell

Admired by Norman Rockwell and acknowledged as one of America’s preeminent twentieth century illustration masters, Joseph Christian Leyendecker (1874-1951) […]

J.C. Leyendecker and The Saturday Evening Post2019-04-08T10:06:21-05:00

Breathtaker


Art and story that has touched generations of readers

Highlighting the art and visual storytelling of BREATHTAKER as well as detailing the process of bringing it to life…twice! From concept and pitch to final art and publication, take a look behind the creative and production process that gave birth to an award winning graphic novel.

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Breathtaker2018-02-08T11:55:58-05:00

Presidents, Politics, and the Pen: The Influential Art of Thomas Nast

September 10, 2016 through December 4, 2016

Commemorating the 2016 presidential season, Campaigns and Caricatures: The Political Cartoons of Thomas Nast will feature over thirty editorial cartoons by the “Father of the American Cartoon,” published by the provocative Harper’s Weekly between 1864 and 1884.

Presidents, Politics, and the Pen: The Influential Art of Thomas Nast2019-04-08T10:20:17-05:00

Wendell Minor’s America

Wendell Minor’s America

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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About the Exhibition

A good picture, like a good story, is timeless.
-Wendell Minor

Take a journey though history, from sea to shining sea, through the art of Wendell Minor, our nation’s premier historical picture book illustrator. The artist’s many children’s books […]

Wendell Minor’s America2019-05-02T13:54:26-05:00

Over the Top: American Posters from World War I

Over the Top: American Posters from World War I

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An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

About the Exhibition

During World War I, illustrated posters inspiring public support served as a primary mechanism of mass communication. Persuasive visual symbols designed to rally Americans to the cause, […]

Over the Top: American Posters from World War I2019-04-08T10:30:24-05:00

Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers

Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers

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Without thinking too much about it in specific terms, I was showing the America I knew and observed to others who might not have noticed. And perhaps, therefore, this is one function of the illustrator. He can show what has become so familiar that it is no longer noticed. The illustrator thus becomes a […]

Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers2019-04-08T09:36:19-05:00

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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The Final Impossibility: Man’s Tracks on the Moon (Two Men on the Moon) Norman Rockwell. 1969. Story illustration for Look, December 30, 1969. Collection of the National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution. © Norman Rockwell Family […]

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s2019-10-29T12:27:20-05:00

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera


Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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About the Exhibition

Photography has been a benevolent tool for artists from Thomas Eakins and Edgar Degas to David Hockney. And to illustrators, always on the lookout for better ways to meet deadlines, the camera has long been […]

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera2019-05-02T14:03:35-05:00

Norman Rockwell in the 1940s: A View of the American Homefront

Norman Rockwell in the 1940s: A View of the American Homefront

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), Rosie the Riveter, 1943. Cover illustration for The Saturday Evening Post, May 29, 1943. Collection of Crystal Bridges Museum. ©SEPS: Licensed by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights […]

Norman Rockwell in the 1940s: A View of the American Homefront2019-10-29T12:23:59-05:00

Norman Rockwell and the American Family

Norman Rockwell and the American Family

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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About the Exhibition

In the 1950s and 1960s, the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company of Springfield, Massachusetts, commissioned illustrator Norman Rockwell to create scenes reflecting American family life for its national advertising campaign. These popular images appeared […]

Norman Rockwell and the American Family2019-05-02T14:00:56-05:00

Norman Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn


Norman Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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About the Exhibition

These were classics. I read through the books, making notes of which scenes would make good pictures. Of course certain scenes—for instance, Tom whitewashing his Aunt Polly’s fence—were required.
—Norman Rockwell

In 1935, George Macy, […]

Norman Rockwell’s Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn2019-04-08T09:51:01-05:00