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WedSep 19, 2012

Naturalization Ceremony in the News

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.

FriSep 9, 2011

Norman Rockwell Museum Artist Laureate David Macaulay Covers This Week’s New Yorker

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.

FriJul 1, 2011

Norman Rockwell Museum in “Print Magazine”

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).

FriJan 28, 2011

Q&A with Top Illustrator Elwood Smith

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...

ThuJan 6, 2011

Rockwell goes digital

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.

ThuDec 23, 2010

Students Meet Award-Winning Illustrator Jerry Pinkney

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.

SatDec 18, 2010

Norman Rockwell Museum celebrates ‘Home for the Holidays’

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.”

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