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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/

January 2019

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

January 18 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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: Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline

January 18 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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

January 18 @ 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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Gallery Talks

January 18 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until March 31, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Daily Gallery Orientation Talks Make the most of your visit with a 20 minute orientation talk! The gallery talks take place at 11, 12:30, and 2:30 and they are about 20 minutes in length. Let our expert gallery guides introduce you to the art and life of Norman Rockwell and the special highlights of our collection. Free with Museum admission.

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February 2019

Meet Rockwell’s Models

February 1 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who will share their personal experiences. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

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Narrated Painting and Drawing Demonstrations: Painting Like Rockwell

February 2 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join illustrator/painter Dan Howe as he explores, explains, and demonstrates Norman Rockwell’s process for creating a painted image. Through live drawing and painting demonstrations and discussions, the step-by-step technique of America’s most beloved illustrator will be brought to light. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission.

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Family Day! Celebrating Chinese New Year

February 9 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Meet illustrator and Newbery Honoree Grace Lin, whose original artworks for Bringing in the New Year tell the tale of a Chinese American family as they prepare for the Lunar New Year. Each family member lends a hand as they sweep out the dust of the old year, hang decorations, and make dumplings. Then it’s time to celebrate, with fireworks and lion dancers, shining lanterns, and a great, long dragon parade at the end. Enjoy readings, art making, and tours…

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Exploring the Art on View-Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline

February 13 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Enjoy these lively art talks with the Museum’s curators, who will offer insights into our current exhibitions, including Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration (December 12), Frank E. Schoonover: American Visions (January 16), Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline (February 13). Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Free for children 18 and under.

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Exploring the Art on View- Frank E. Schoonover: American Visions

February 13 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on February 13, 2019 at 1:30pm

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Enjoy these lively art talks with the Museum’s curators, who will offer insights into our current exhibitions, including Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration (December 12), Frank E. Schoonover: American Visions (January 16), Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline (February 13). Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Free for children 18 and under.

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Valentine’s Day Talk- Happily-Ever-After…More or Less: Illustrating Love

February 14 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This special Valentine’s Day talk by Deputy Director/Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett will offer reflections on the joys and occasional disappointments of love, through the art of America’s most popular magazine illustrators—from the pathos of Norman Rockwell, Al Parker, and Coby Whitmore, to more humorous perspectives by William Steig and Constantin Alajalov, among others. Festive refreshments will be served. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Free for children 18 and under.

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Artist Discussion Panel- Artists as Authors: Award-Winning Illustrators Speak

February 16 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join celebrated illustrators Gregory Manchess, David Macaulay, and Wendell Minor for a look at their experiences as artists who also author their own books. The intensive research and study that is required to build imaginary worlds inspired by reality will be explored. Gregory Manchess has created imagery for magazines, movie posters, advertising campaigns, and book covers. Paintings that appear in his recent novel, Above the Timberline, are on view. David Macaulay is a British-born American illustrator and writer whose most…

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February School Vacation Week Drop-In Art Programs: Art of Adventure

February 18 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until March 22, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Enjoy this fun-filled week of drop-in art activities inspired by our special exhibitions and the art of Norman Rockwell, Frank E. Schoonover, and Gregory Manchess, which bring fantasy, adventure, and real-life stories to life. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Children free to age 18.

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February School Vacation Week Drop-In Art Programs: Art of Adventure

February 18 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until February 22, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Enjoy this fun-filled week of drop-in art activities inspired by our special exhibitions and the art of Norman Rockwell, Frank E. Schoonover, and Gregory Manchess, which bring fantasy, adventure, and real-life stories to life. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Children free to age 18.

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Presidents’ Day Talk- In Celebrated Company: Rockwell’s Presidents

February 18 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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As America’s best-known illustrator, Norman Rockwell was called upon to paint the presidents and presidential candidates of his day, from Eisenhower to Nixon and Kennedy. Discuss the artist’s intersection with the nation’s most prominent leaders with Curator of Education Tom Daly, who will share little known stories of Rockwell’s experiences capturing their likenesses. Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission. Free for children 18 and under.

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June 2019

Out of the Darkness: The Art of Frank Miller

June 8 @ 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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