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Norman Rockwell Museum

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9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
(413) 298-4100 http://www.nrm.org/

November 2018

Master of American Illustration – Frank E. Schoonover: Visions of America

November 17 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 24, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This exhibition will explore the breadth of this Golden Age artist’s career, beginning with Schoonover’s art school experiences as a student in Pyle’s classes at the newly founded Drexel Institute of Art, Science, and Industry in Philadelphia, beginning in 1896, and his time at the Chadds Ford Summer School in 1899, where he honed his skills among other gifted Pyle pupils.

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Exhibition: Frank E. Schoonover: American Visions

November 17 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 27, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Frank E. Schoonover: American Visions traces the creative and geographical journey of Golden Age illustrator Frank Earle Schoonover (1877-1972). Schoonover’s dynamic adventure paintings and illustrations for literary classics were inspired by the belief that artists should live what they paint—an adage often repeated by his noted teacher, illustrator Howard Pyle (1853-1911). Among the more than 80 works in the exhibition are Schoonover’s historical book illustrations and dramatically stage adventure paintings for such classic stories as Kidnapped, Robinson Crusoe, Swiss Family…

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Exhibition: Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline

November 17 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 24, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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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 an alternate future. In Above the Timberline, when it started to snow, it didn’t stop for 1,500 years. The Pole Shift that ancient climatologists talked about finally came, the topography was ripped apart and the weather…

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Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration

November 17 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until February 10, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Exploring the commonality and distinctiveness of peoples and their traditions around the world through the art and stories in children’s picture books. Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the Chinese New Year are celebrated in 30 original works created by six award-winning children’s book illustrators, highlighting our shared hopes and dreams for our communities and families.

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Opening Weekend Talk and Book Signing: Gregory Manchess: The Making of Above the Timberline

November 18 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Meet award-winning artist Gregory Manchess, who will discuss the making of Above the Timberline, his dramatic illustrated story that was a decade in the making. The book and original artworks on view trace the compelling journey of the son of a famed polar explorer who searches for his stranded father and a lost city buried under snow in an alternate future. A book signing will follow. Free for Museum members.

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Paintings in Song—The Four Freedoms

November 24 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Enjoy the Four Freedoms in song with choral ensemble Crescendo, led by artistic director Christine Gevert, and Berkshire-based composer John Myers. Paintings in Song was inspired by Norman Rockwell’s art. His compositions reflect Rockwell’s timeless images in a musical setting, highlighting the continued cultural relevance represented in the artist’s Four Freedoms, among others. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

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December 2018

Holiday Traditions!

December 1 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of art making—from candlemaking to pop up cards—as well as tours of Rockwell’s holiday illustrations, and heartwarming treats inspired by Norman Rockwell’s original portrayal of Stockbridge’s historic Main Street, which is on view. At 2 p.m., take a closer look at our special exhibition, Cultural Traditions, with exhibit curator Barbara Rundback. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Children free to age 18.

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Family Day! A Family Tradition: An Afternoon with Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

December 8 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Spend the afternoon with the award-winning author and illustrator team, Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney. A talented couple who have made outstanding contributions to the field of children’s literature, both as individuals and as an author/artist team, they have published more than 50 children’s books, a rich treasury of words and images reflecting a wide range of interests for children. Original artworks from Brian’s book, Seven Candles for Kwanzaa are on view. The Faithful Friend, In the Time of…

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Family Day! One Candle: Illustrating the Holidays

December 29 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Meet illustrator Wendy Popp, whose art is on view in Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration. Wendy will offer insight into the creative process, and share background on One Candle, her illustrated book inspired by one family’s Hanukkah memories. Family gallery tours, art activities, festive treats, and a special booksigning are sure to inspire. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Children free to age 18.

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June 2019

Out of the Darkness: The Art of Frank Miller

June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 27, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Through the lens of his gritty worldview, Frank Miller has redefined the way comic books are written and drawn. Miller’s distinct style, world-building, and elevation of the anti-hero have awarded him every major comic book industry award and a global following. The exhibit will showcase over 100 original works created by Miller throughout his career and will include interactive displays designed by the artist.

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