PORTFOLIO NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

Portfolio, the members’ newsletter of the Norman Rockwell Museum, has been published regularly since 1984. The newsletters contain informative and entertaining articles about Norman Rockwell, American illustration, exhibitions and museum happenings. Articles are written by authoritative sources including Norman Rockwell Museum curators and outside scholars. Illustrators whose work has been detailed inPortfolio include Rockwell Kent, Charles Schultz, Winslow Homer and J.C. Leyendecker.

The newest Portfolio:

Autumn ’13 – Winter ’14

August 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Autumn ’13 – Winter ’14

Autumn '13 - Winter '14 Award-winning illustrator Wendell Minor drew his way through childhood in Aurora, Illinois, inspired by America’s heartland and the richly–illustrated magazines that were so much a part of life at the [...]

Autumn ’13 – Winter ’14

August 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on Autumn ’13 – Winter ’14

Autumn '13 - Winter '14 Award-winning illustrator Wendell Minor drew his way through childhood in Aurora, Illinois, inspired by America’s heartland and the richly–illustrated magazines that were so much a part of life at the [...]

Summer – Autumn 13

August 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Summer – Autumn 13

Summer - Autumn 13 On December 21, 1937, visionary American animator Walt Disney enchanted audiences and made movie history when he premiered Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Carthay Circle Theater in [...]

Spring – Summer 13

August 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Spring – Summer 13

Spring - Summer 13 Istvan Banyai is mad. Not angry nor despondent, but mad in the transcendent sense. He is perpetually in a state of creative lunacy that only a gifted artist can achieve [...]

Autumn 12 – Winter 13

August 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Autumn 12 – Winter 13

Autumn 12 - Winter 13 Inside theaters around the world this past summer, costumed-crusaders and perfectly-chiseled muscle men dominated the big screen: The Avengers; The Amazing Spider-Man; and Batman: The Dark Knight Rises all [...]

Summer-Autumn 2010 William Steig: Love & Laughter, by Stephanie Haboush Plunkett

July 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Summer-Autumn 2010 William Steig: Love & Laughter, by Stephanie Haboush Plunkett

Summer-Autumn 2010 William Steig: Love & Laughter, by Stephanie Haboush Plunkett As a child, William Steig (1907-2003) wished that he could run away to sea; and if the Great Depression hadn’t intervened, the acclaimed “King [...]

Winter-Spring 2010 To Rockwell With Love: Fan Mail and The Saturday Evening Post, by Jessika Drmacich

July 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Winter-Spring 2010 To Rockwell With Love: Fan Mail and The Saturday Evening Post, by Jessika Drmacich

Winter-Spring 2010 To Rockwell With Love: Fan Mail and The Saturday Evening Post, by Jessika Drmacich Historical records are filled with references to well known people. Not until the 19th century, however, did the concept [...]