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: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi, an exhibition of works by the #1 New York Times bestselling author/illustrator, will be on view […]

Never Abandon Imagination: The Fantastical Art of Tony DiTerlizzi 2017-11-15T14:11:09+00:00

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 Post 2017-03-01T11:37:34+00:00

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.

THE ART […]

Breathtaker 2017-03-01T11:37:58+00:00

David Macaulay: Journey

First exposed at a young age to the American flagged superliner; SS United States, during his family’s emigration from Great Britain to the United States, Macaulay has returned, years later, to illustrate the ship and it’s builder, William Francis Gibbs, while incorporating his own family’s story into the overarching narrative.

David Macaulay: Journey 2017-03-01T11:37:58+00:00

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 Nast 2017-03-01T11:38:05+00:00

Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs

June 6, 2015 through October 26, 2015

This exciting installation will present the art of award-winning New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast, whose graphic memoir Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? has been nominated for a 2014 National Book Award for non-fiction, receiving tremendous press, and very positive reviews

Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs 2017-03-21T16:01:01+00:00

Superheroes & Superstars: The Works of Alex Ross

Superheroes and Superstars: The Works of Alex Ross

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An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

About the Exhibition

On the heels of the record-breaking touring exhibition, Heroes & Villains: The Comic Book Art of Alex Ross, this exhibition showcases nearly 100 new, original paintings by Alex Ross and […]

Superheroes & Superstars: The Works of Alex Ross 2017-06-27T15:10:07+00:00

Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings, An Artist’s Exploration of Images and Words

Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings

An Artist’s Exploration of Images and Words

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Across his fifty-year journey as an illustrator, Jerry Pinkney has cast a warm, curious eye on our world to create transcendent images that reflect his passion for life, his love of family and community, and his deep and abiding […]

Jerry Pinkney: Imaginings, An Artist’s Exploration of Images and Words 2017-03-07T12:54:42+00:00

Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion, and Us

Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion, and Us

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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Norman Rockwell Museum presents the continued artistic legacy of the Rockwell family, shining a spotlight on Jarvis Rockwell’s more than 60 years of creative exploration.

Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion and Us reveals the depth and […]

Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion, and Us 2017-03-01T11:41:19+00:00

Dancing Princesses: The Picture Book Art of Ruth Sanderson

Dancing Princesses: The Picture Book Art of Ruth Sanderson

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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Stories about princes and princesses, and quests and bravery in the face of extraordinary odds, have remained an essential part of our culture’s foundation, shared by parents and children for many […]

Dancing Princesses: The Picture Book Art of Ruth Sanderson 2017-03-01T11:41:20+00:00

Wendell Minor’s America

Wendell Minor’s America

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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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 America 2017-07-24T10:55:17+00:00

William Steig: Love & Laughter

William Steig: Love & Laughter

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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I think I feel a little differently than other people do. For some reason I’ve never felt grown up.
―William Steig

William Steig: Love & Laughter explores the richness of the artist’s imagery―from his 1930s Small Fry […]

William Steig: Love & Laughter 2017-03-01T11:41:24+00:00

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 I 2017-04-03T14:41:39+00:00

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 […]

Norman Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers 2017-03-01T11:41:25+00:00

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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In 1963, after ending his forty-seven year association with The Saturday Evening Post, Rockwell began work for the reportorial magazine Look with a true sense of purpose. He invited consideration of important social issues and […]

Norman Rockwell in the 1960s 2017-03-01T11:41:26+00:00

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera


Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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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 Camera 2017-03-01T11:41:26+00:00

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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…suddenly remembered how Jim Edgerton had stood up in a town meeting and said something that everybody else disagreed with. But they had let him have his say. No […]

Norman Rockwell in the 1940s: A View of the American Homefront 2017-03-21T15:55:49+00:00

Norman Rockwell and the American Family


Norman Rockwell and the American Family

An exhibition organized by Norman Rockwell Museum

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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 Family 2017-03-01T11:41:29+00:00

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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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 Finn 2017-03-01T11:41:34+00:00