Norman Rockwell Museum and the Berkshire Immigration Center welcomed 23 new United States citizens on September 8, 2012, during a naturalization ceremony held in the Museum’s galleries. The Berkshire County residents from 16 different countries were sworn in as citizens in front of Norman Rockwell’s iconic "Four Freedoms" paintings.
Acclaimed Illustrator and Norman Rockwell Museum Artist Laureate David Macaulay has created the cover for this week's "New Yorker." Known for his many architectural books and helping us to learn "the way things work," Macaulay tackles the timely issue of the United States Postal Service and its uncertain future. The artist will receive the Artist Laureate award during a special awards ceremony to be held at the Museum on Saturday, September 24, 2011, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
This year Norman Rockwell Museum's Deputy Director/Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett was interviewed by "Print" magazine regarding the Museum's past, present and future. Her thoughts appear in the August issue of the time-honored publication (on sale now).
February 2011 Roll magazine interview with Elwood H. Smith: In the field of illustration this guy is a rock star, with his work featured regularly in Time, Newsweek, Forbes, New York Magazine... His signature style has enhanced the advertising campaigns of Sony, GE Cellular One, Blue Shield/BlueCross of Texas, Pizza Hut... as well as numerous children’s books. He’s even played guitar, written songs, and made records with local guitar hero John Platania (Van Morrison). But you can be forgiven if you’ve not heard of Elwood H. Smith. More often than not great illustrators don’t quite get the publicity that great cartoonists and comic artists do. And those folks don’t get a heck of a lot as it is...
After a decade of planning, scanning and digitizing, The Norman Rockwell Museum is launching ProjectNORMAN -- the preservation, archiving and creation of a digital catalogue of Rockwell's work -- today for public use. Now researchers, students and art enthusiasts alike will have online access to the museum's art and archival collection with the click of a mouse.
The Caldecott-winning illustrator shared the secret of his inspirations with nearly 40 art students from Lenox Middle School on Wednesday at the Norman Rockwell Museum. The museum is showing a retrospective of his work and later that afternoon held a party to mark the Philadelphia native's 71st birthday.
America’s most beloved illustrator, Norman Rockwell, is as synonymous with the holidays as Santa Claus himself. Not only did he create dozens of illustrations of the jolly ol’ elf in the red suit, Rockwell is known for depicting endless scenes that capture the essence of American holiday traditions from Thanksgiving to Christmas to New Year’s, including his classic “Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas.”
Csatari never imagined he would work with Rockwell. But he did for eight years, before taking over Rockwell’s position as the official artist of the Boy Scouts of America after Rockwell retired in 1976.