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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/

June 2019

Father’s Day: Fatherhood Illustrated

June 16, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Enjoy a look at Norman Rockwell’s work that relates to fatherhood and the work of the artist’s three sons.

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Celebration of Illustration, NRM’s 50th Anniversary Gala

June 22, 2019 @ 6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Please join us at the Celebration of Illustration Gala! 6 p.m. Curated cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and silent auction; music and interactive entertainment celebrating art that tells stories 7 p.m. Seated gala dinner created by Chef Brian Alberg of Main Street Hospitality; Fund-a-Wish 8 p.m. Dessert and dancing to the music of The Wanda Houston Band For more information, please contact Bailey Girvan at [email protected] or call 413-931-2264. Tables & Tickets on sale now – RSVP by June 14th

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Book Launch: My Adventures as an Illustrator

June 23, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Celebrate the long-awaited re-release of Norman Rockwell’s classic 1960 autobiography My Adventures as an Illustrator, with special guest and book editor Abigail Rockwell, Norman’s granddaughter, a musician, and writer. The new Definitive Edition includes restored text and drawings, new illustrations and more. Ms. Rockwell will discuss her extensive research into family history to compile the 11-page introduction with new information on her grandfather’s life and work. A reception and book signing will follow the program. Free for Members, or with…

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Free Fun Friday at Norman Rockwell Museum

June 28, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Highland Street Foundation’s Free Fun Fridays offer visitors no-cost admission to many of the most treasured cultural venues in Massachusetts. This program was created to increase access and enrichment opportunities for children and families throughout Massachusetts during the summer months.

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50th Anniversary Rockwell Models Reunion

June 30, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join us for a special day honoring the important role that models played in Norman Rockwell’s art. Rockwell models will be with us to share their experiences during this day of talks, panel discussions, and print signings. Visitors can meet and talk with models informally throughout the afternoon.  Admission is free for Museum members or with regular Museum admission.  

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50th Anniversary Rockwell Models Reunion

June 30, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join us for a special day honoring the important role that models played in Norman Rockwell’s art. Rockwell models will be with us to share their experiences during this day of talks, panel discussions, and print signings. Visitors can meet and talk with models informally throughout the afternoon. Admission is free for Museum members or with regular Museum admission.

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July 2019

Children’s Art Workshop: Drop-in and Create

July 5, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 PM on Monday and Friday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Explore different materials, techniques and creative projects; no experience necessary, for everyone, and accessible for young children.

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FAMILY FESTIVAL DAY – Home Run! An All American Baseball Day

July 6, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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A national pastime, baseball has also been a favorite subject of America’s most popular illustrator Norman Rockwell. Celebrate summer with a tribute to the sport and the people who captured the excitement of the game. Hands-on art making, tours, special presentations, a game of catch on the lawn (bring your mitt!), and more will make this a fun-filled day. Draw along with Mike Moran who will offer insights into baseball-inspired work Learn about girls in baseball with Karen Buzzelle Administrative…

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Summer Sketch Club – Digital Day

July 9, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$5 – $8

Create images with digital technology. This class encourages self-expression, experimentation, and skill development using iPads (provided). Class will be in or outdoors weather permitting. Take one class or take them all! Ages 7 and up.

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Art, Love, and Identity: A 50th Anniversary Summer Lecture/Performance Series

July 9, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$15 – $25

Join us for an uplifting program series, which explores creativity, productivity, and identity inspired by the three 50th Anniversary exhibitions. Explore the autobiographical elements in Rockwell’s art; learn about the mutually supportive connection between Rockwell and renowned psychotherapist Erik Erikson, and reflect on the defining images from 1969, which both shaped and reflected a period of profound cultural transformation. This series examines, from multiple perspectives, the ways in which art, human relationships, and culture are fundamental to growth, resilience, and…

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Children’s Art Workshop: Creating Together

July 10, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, repeating until August 21, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$5 – $8

Each session explores the galleries and grounds to make close observations of different paintings, trees, animals. Over the summer we’ll explore a variety of materials and techniques for creating artworks inspired by what we’ve seen and talked about. Ages 2-6 with a parent or caregiver.

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Historic Property Walks

July 11, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Enjoy a guided walk on the Museum’s 36-acre site and learn about Peter Rockwell’s sculptures, the indigenous Mohican Indians, our view of Monument Mountain, and the historic Linwood house, an 1859 Berkshire Cottage. End at Norman Rockwell’s own Stockbridge Studio. Free for Members, or included with Museum admission.

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Children’s Art Workshop: Draw In! Sketching our World

July 11, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 AM on Thursday, repeating until August 22, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Use drawing as a tool for discovery in this hands-on series of classes taught by accomplished illustrator Patrick O’Donnell. Participants will take inspiration from both the outdoors and works on view to then make art in pencil, pastel, and other dry media. Ages 7 and up.

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Family Friendly: Thursday Evening Fun Series

July 11, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Thursday, repeating until August 22, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This family friendly series is all about looking closely at art, telling the story it invites, making art on the terrace, listening to music, and creating group dances on the lawn with Moving Arts Exchange Early Childhood Program Director, Sarah Daunt. The Runaway Cafe will be open to offer picnic-friendly meals, SoCo ice cream, popsicles and more to round out the evening.

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Meet a Rockwell Model

July 12, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on August 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM

One event on September 13, 2019 at 3:00 PM

One event on October 14, 2019 at 3:00 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.

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August 2019

Art, Love, and Identity: The 1960s Illustrated: Woodstock, Art, and Change

August 6, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$15 – $25

Art, Love, and Identity: A 50th Anniversary Summer Lecture/Performance Series Tuesdays, July 9 – August 20 4:30 p.m. Lemonade on the Terrace; 5:00 p.m. Talk/Performance in the Main Gallery. Join us for an uplifting program series, which explores creativity, productivity, and identity inspired by the three 50th Anniversary exhibitions. Explore the autobiographical elements in Rockwell’s art; learn about the mutually supportive connection between Rockwell and renowned psychotherapist Erik Erikson, and reflect on the defining images from 1969, which both shaped…

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Meet a Rockwell Model

August 9, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on September 13, 2019 at 3:00 PM

One event on October 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Meet a Rockwell Model Fridays, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11 3 p.m. Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who will share their personal experiences.

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Artful Beer Tasting

August 10, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$35 – $45

Adults 21 and over. Craft Beer and art go together. Join us for an afternoon of tasting the work of the area’s best craft beer brewers. Participants will taste the brewer’s art, have an opportunity to purchase food from the area’s finest food trucks, and enjoy an artful day at the Museum. Proceeds benefit the education programs at the Museum.

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Art of Brewing Festival

August 10, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Spend an afternoon sampling some of the best local brews and local food trucks’ best beer-friendly creations. Be inspired by illustration art in the galleries and on the beer cans!

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Art, Love, and Identity: Musical Performance: The Sounds of Woodstock with Quintessential

August 20, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$15 – $25

Art, Love, and Identity: A 50th Anniversary Summer Lecture/Performance Series Tuesdays, July 9 – August 20 4:30 p.m. Lemonade on the Terrace; 5:00 p.m. Talk/Performance in the Main Gallery. Join us for an uplifting program series, which explores creativity, productivity, and identity inspired by the three 50th Anniversary exhibitions. Explore the autobiographical elements in Rockwell’s art; learn about the mutually supportive connection between Rockwell and renowned psychotherapist Erik Erikson, and reflect on the defining images from 1969, which both shaped…

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Gallery Talks – Erik Erikson and Woodstock to the Moon

August 27, 2019 @ 10:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:30 AM, repeating until October 27, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Daily: Erik Erikson Exhibition Talk at 10:30 a.m. and Woodstock to the Moon Exhibition Talk at 2:00 p.m. Make the most of your visit and let our expert guides introduce you to our special exhibit Inspired: Norman Rockwell and Erik Erikson gallery talks at 10:30 a.m. and Woodstock to the Moon: 1969 Illustrated gallery talks 2:00 p.m. The gallery talks are about 15 minutes in length and are FREE with Museum admission.

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Rockwell Gallery Talks

August 27, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 AM, repeating until September 30, 2019

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Make the most of your visit with a 20 minute orientation talk! The Rockwell 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.

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Curator’s Circle Lecture

August 29, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Rockwell Society members at the Curator’s Circle and above are invited for cocktails and to hear a lecture presented by Justine Fletcher, curator of the Coca-Cola Company archives. Her topic is “Finding Missing Rockwells”. Invitation only.

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September 2019

Norman Rockwell and Erik Erikson in Detail

September 6, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Discover Norman Rockwell’s unique visual storytelling and learn about his relationship with famous psychologist Erik Erikson and how they inspired and supported each other with Deputy Director/Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett.

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Norman Rockwell and Erik Erikson in Detail

September 6, 2019 @ 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 1:30 PM

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Discover Norman Rockwell’s unique visual storytelling and learn about his relationship with famous psychologist Erik Erikson and how they inspired and supported each other with Deputy Director/Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett.

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Rockwell Society: Benefactor’s Circle Dinner

September 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Benefactor’s Circle patrons ($5,000) and above are invited to a dinner with Director/CEO Laurie Norton Moffatt and the Board of Trustees. As our thank you for your generosity, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a special dinner with Norman Rockwell Museum’s leadership, hear an insider briefing on upcoming Museum work, and hear a short presentation from philanthropy guru Alyssa Wright. Online RSVP form coming soon…

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Artist Talk & Booksigning – Wendell Minor: Getting to Know Norman Rockwell

September 28, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$15 – $25

Jump into the process of creating a children’s picturebook with Wendell Minor, whose beautifully illustrated story, Hi, I’m Norman, employs a first-person narrative to engage young readers with Rockwell’s life and career. The artist’s striking visual narratives have appeared on nearly 2000 book covers and in over 50 children’s books. Original artworks will be on view. Refreshments and a booksigning will follow the program.

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Artist Talk & Booksigning Wendell Minor: Getting to Know Norman Rockwell

September 28, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$15 – $25

Jump into the process of creating a children’s picturebook with Wendell Minor, whose new illustrated story, Hi, I’m Norman, employs a first-person narrative to engage young readers with Rockwell’s life and career. The artist’s striking visual narratives and elegant designs have appeared on nearly 2000 book covers and more than 50 children’s books. Original artworks will be on view; illustrations from Night Flight: Amelia Earhart Crosses the Atlantic; Abraham Lincoln Comes Home; and Edward Hopper Paints His World which are…

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October 2019

Pre-Halloween Tour – Luminaries: Exploring Stockbridge Cemetery

October 24, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join Museum educators Tom Daly and Mary Berle for a walking history tour of Stockbridge Cemetery. Find burial sites for Norman Rockwell, Elizabeth Freeman, the Sedgwicks and other notable town residents. Enjoy cider and donuts before the tour on the lawn adjacent the Old Town Hall. Also meet Lindy Sears, the Stockbridge resident who keeps the tower chimes ringing. $8; members and children/teens 18 and under free.

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November 2019

Rockwell Society: Reception – Madison Ave, New York

November 18, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Rockwell Society: Reception Monday, November 18, 6-8 p.m. At Bonhams, 580 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022 Join us in Manhattan for a reception and preview of American Art that will be included in an upcoming auction at Bonhams. NRM Director/CEO Laurie Norton Moffatt will give a talk on the relationship of illustration art to the world of American art. A lavish reception will follow. Online RSVP form coming soon… For more information on The Rockwell Society (including how to…

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Tanglewood Linde Center- Finding Home-Belonging Collaboration with Norman Rockwell Museum

November 23, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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10 a. m. – 12 p.m. Special tours of the Finding Home exhibition at the Museum with one of the featured artists Frances Jetter and curators Stephanie Plunkett and Martin Mahoney, with behind-the-scenes insight on the artists and the creation of the exhibition. Included with regular Museum admission. 2 – 5 p.m. At the Tanglewood Linde Center, Lenox, MA (4 miles from the Museum; view map) Explore home and sense of place in this collaborative event inspired by Norman Rockwell…

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Thanksgiving Week Activities

November 25, 2019 @ 8:00 AM - November 30, 2019 @ 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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We love Company… bring yours to the Museum! We’re open throughout the week and weekend, except on Thursday, November 28. Pose for a special holiday photo op with your family and friends with a backdrop of Rockwell’s Freedom from Want. Take time to browse and read children’s books and memoirs in the reading nook of the Finding Home exhibit. Experience the Four Freedoms in Virtual Reality: (Check NRM.org/events for times) And enjoy the Saturday program described (above/here). Free for Members,…

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Curatorial Conversations: Grateful for Art

November 30, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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A special Thanksgiving Weekend program. What are we thankful for and how can we show it visually? Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett will lead a close looking exploration through the galleries and will share the behind the scenes story of how the Finding Home exhibit came together. Inspired by the art on view participants working individually or in family groups will create gratitude maps using a variety of media including collage. No experience necessary. Free for members, children/teens 18 and under,…

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December 2019

Art Adventures for Kids

December 1, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day 1 of the month, repeating until March 1, 2020

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Get to know your museum! Each adventure includes a welcome activity, gallery exploration, literature experience, and art making using a variety of techniques and materials. Classes are $10 per child includes Museum admission. Caregivers are welcome to join the program, drop off and attend the Voices program, or visit the Museum on their own.

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Meet Rockwell’s Models

December 6, 2019 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on January 3, 2020 at 3:00 PM

One event on February 7, 2020 at 3:00 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. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission.

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Holiday Fun at NRM!

December 7, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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See the painting that kicks off the town of Stockbridge’s annual re-creation event. Enjoy gallery talks that highlight Rockwell’s beloved panoramic painting; plus enjoy other holiday-inspired artworks on view. Get creative with DIY art activities in the Art Zone. Try out Virtual Reality (from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and pose for fun Rockwellian photo ops. Hot cocoa, teas, & coffee, cookies, and treats available for purchase. Special holiday discounts in the Museum Store.

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Holiday Fun at NRM! Santa’s Workshop in Downtown Stockbridge

December 8, 2019 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join us at St. Paul’s Church in downtown Stockbridge to create and decorate festive holiday decorations of your own. Free with Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas admission*.

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Saturday Evening Post Cover Exhibition

December 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Please plan to arrive prior to 1:30 p.m. today if you wish to view the Saturday Evening Post cover exhibition. Access to The Stockbridge Room, housing the exhibition, will end at 2:30 p.m. in order for the Norman Rockwell Museum’s Board of Trustees to convene their quarterly meeting. Your flexibility in scheduling and understanding is appreciated.

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Member/Donor Holiday Party

December 13, 2019 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Be our guest at the second annual Member/Donor Holiday Party. Bring the whole family for an array of activities, fun, and art-making while we eat and drink festive treats and celebrate the best of the season!

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Holiday Book Fair – Meet the Authors

December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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1 – 2 p.m. Berkshire Music School music teachers read and perform music inspired by Norman Rockwell’s children’s book, Willie Was Different. 2 – 4 p.m. Holiday Books Open House. Local authors share remarks about creating their books. Signed copies are for sale. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission.

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NRM Storybooth: Record Your Story!

December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on February 16, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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NRM Storybooth: Record Your Story! Saturday, November 9, Saturday, December 14, Sunday, January 19, Sunday, February 16, 2 p.m. Record your story at the NRM story booth! Bring a meaningful object or image and tell us the story behind it. We learn from each other’s stories. Select stories will be shared through the digital interactive in the Finding Home exhibition. This project is an extension of the Berkshire Immigrant Stories project developed by the Tenement Museum and Berkshire Community College.…

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New! Cover This!

December 20, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on January 17, 2020 at 1:00 PM

One event on February 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM

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Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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New! Cover This! Third Fridays, November – February, 1 p.m. Enjoy close looking at specific themes in Rockwell’s 323 Saturday Evening Post Covers This is a walking and conversation tour. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission.

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Virtual Reality Session

December 21, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 AM, repeating until January 5, 2020

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Come join us and explore Rockwell’s Four Freedoms with Virtual Reality! In this Virtual Reality experience you will delve into Rockwell’s Four Freedoms with experiences that reflect various themes of the paintings, war time culture, Rockwell’s process, parodies of Rockwell’s paintings and much more. Each session is approximately 10 – 15 minutes (or longer depending on the length of the wait list). It is free with Museum admission.

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Christmas

December 25, 2019
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Christmas In observance of the holiday, the Museum will be closed today. Please join us tomorrow, we are open from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m.

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School Vacation Week – Sketch Club – Digital Day: Holiday Traditions

December 26, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - December 30, 2019 @ 11:30 AM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$5 – $8

School Vacation Week Sketch Club – Digital Day: Holiday Traditions Thursday – Monday, December 26 – 30, 10 – 11:30 a.m. Ages 7 and up. Create images with digital technology inspired by images representing holiday traditions from around the world. This class encourages experimentation and skill development using iPads (provided). Check out #nrmsketchclub online. $8, $5 members. FOR KIDS! (Programs are free for Museum members, children 18 and under, or included with admission, unless otherwise noted. Adult(s) should plan to…

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School Vacation Week: Holiday Drop-In Art Program

December 26, 2019 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

School Vacation Week Holiday Drop-In Art Program Thursday – Monday, December 26 – 30, 1 – 4 p.m. Enjoy close looking at holiday themed art and hands-on art activities that take inspiration from traditions of people throughout the world. Fun for all ages. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission

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January 2020

New Year’s Day

January 1, 2020
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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In observance of the holiday, the Museum will be closed today. Please join us tomorrow, we are open from 10 a.m. through 5 p.m.

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Art Workshops: Making Small Moments Big

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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ART WORKSHOPS Making Small Moments Big Saturday, January 11, 1 – 4 p.m. Depict important moments in a story by drawing for maximum visual impact using multiple visual devices.

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Martin Luther King Weekend – A Place to Land: Jerry Pinkney

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Martin Luther King Weekend A Place to Land: Jerry Pinkney Saturday, January 18, 1 p,m Caldecott Medalist illustrator Jerry Pinkney will share his creative process illustrating his new book, A Place to Land, written by Barr Weinstein. This extraordinary new work is about Martin Luther King Jr. and how he came to write his legendary I Have a Dream speech. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission.

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Martin Luther King Weekend – Readings from How to be an Antiracist

January 20, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Martin Luther King Weekend Readings from How to be an Antiracist Monday, January 20, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Join local students, Museum staff, and volunteers in a reading of National Book Award winner Ibram X. Kendi’s new book, How to Be an Antiracist . Part memoir, this extraordinary and timely book was published in August 2019. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission.

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Martin Luther King Weekend – MLK Day Family Art Adventure

January 20, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Martin Luther King Weekend MLK Day Family Art Adventure: Monday, January 20, 1 p.m. This family program appropriate for elementary age students and their caregivers includes close looking and conversation about Norman Rockwell’s civil rights images, reading of the new children’s book Ruby Head High: Ruby Bridges First Day of School by Irene Cohen-Janca and illustrated by Marc Daniau, and art making in response. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission.

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David Macaulay Weekend: A Master Technical Drawing Class with David Macaulay

January 25, 2020 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join legendary artist and author David Macaulay in a master class with a special focus on technical drawing. Learn how David approaches each image to reveal the way things work in layers, creating books that inspire readers to develop curiosity and knowledge. Ticket required. $120 /$95 members.

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David Macaulay: The Making of Crossing on Time: Steam Engines, Fast Ships, and a Journey to the New World

January 26, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Sunday, January 26, 1 p.m. Meet legendary artist and author David Macaulay whose work is on view. He will discuss the making of Crossing on Time, his personal memoir of immigrating to the United States from Great Britain on the extraordinary steamship the SS United States. A book signing will follow. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission. ABOUT MASTER ARTIST WEEKENDS A rare opportunity to learn from the four unique and brilliant Finding Home artists;…

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February 2020

34th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show Opening

February 1, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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34th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show Opening Saturday, February 1, 2 – 4 p.m. A diverse selection of original works by talented teens.. Reception will feature a guest speaker with an inspiring story on becoming an artist. Free for artists and their families on opening day.

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Art Workshops: Playing with Point of View

February 8, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Utilizing dramatic “camera,” angles and simple perspective, learn to create and establish scenes showing locations from deep below or from dizzying heights. Art in Sequence: Drawing Personal Stories Explore the art and technique of sequential visual storytelling with illustrator and educator Patrick O’Donnell. Inspired by the Finding Home exhibit and Scott McCloud’s visual storytelling book, Making Comics, O’Donnell will lead a series of four drawing/ mixed media classes that invite exploration and discovery. Highly recommended for high school students through…

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Love Geography!

February 9, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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See examples of imaginative love maps created by artists through the ages. Make your visual expression of love for someone you care about, create as a valentine for someone you love, or make a map with a partner in this highly interactive workshop. Ticket required. $30 includes admission, $10 members or apply program pass.

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Curatorial Conversations: Valentine’s Day Treasure Trove

February 14, 2020 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This special conversation and tour with Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett will take a small group into the archives for a rare opportunity to see artworks about love not currently on view. Limited to 12 people. Tickets required. $30 includes admission; members free.

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A Master Linoleum Cutting Class with Frances Jetter

February 15, 2020 @ 10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join master illustrator Frances Jetter in a master class with a special focus on linoleum cutting and printmaking. Learn how Frances builds images to tell stories with a clear point of view. Tickets required. $120 /$95 members. ABOUT MASTER ARTIST WEEKENDS A rare opportunity to learn from the four unique and brilliant Finding Home artists; each will offer a Saturday master class and a Sunday talk, conversation, and book signing about their art and process creating a visual and written…

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Sketch Club – Digital Days: Personal Geographies

February 17, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 AM, repeating until February 21, 2020

Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Create images with digital technology inspired by images from the Finding Home exhibit. Who are we, where are we going, and how can we show it in an image? This class encourages experimentation and skill development using iPads (provided). Ages 7+.

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Drop-In Art Program – Journeys, Perspective, and Storytelling with Images

February 17, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 PM, repeating until February 21, 2020

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 for all ages. Each day will feature close looking at images, style, and technique of an artist on view starting with Rockwell’s Day In The Life of a Girl. Explore the themes, journey, and perspective; then create an image that tells a personal story. Free for Members, children/teens 18 and under, or included with admission.

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Frances Jetter: The Making of Amalgam

February 20, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Meet renowned artist Frances Jetter whose work is on view. She will share the process of making Amalgam, her visual memoir of her grandfather’s immigration from Poland to the United States. A book signing will follow. ABOUT MASTER ARTIST WEEKENDS A rare opportunity to learn from the four unique and brilliant Finding Home artists; each will offer a Saturday master class and a Sunday talk, conversation, and book signing about their art and process creating a visual and written memoir.…

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March 2020

Digital Art Demonstration and Conversation

March 7, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Discover the magic behind digital art with Educator/ illustrator Patrick O’Donnell as he demonstrates and discusses l illustration techniques in Photoshop employed by many top illustrators today including the artists currently on view, Yuyi Morales and Frances Jetter.

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May 2020

Sketchatorian: A Contemporary Twist on Classic Illustration with Skylar Smith

May 7, 2020
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

“Drawing You into History, One Illustration at a Time” This is an online event hosted by the Normal Rockwell Musuem. Join arts and cultural historian Skylar Smith for this series of snappy virtual art experiences exploring the social, cultural, and material underpinnings of classic illustrations, which are re-contextualized for today’s times. The continuity and evolution of American identity, branding, politics, women’s rights, and gender identity is explored with humor, wit, and a deep dive into the history and cultural context of…

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Virtual Tea & Talk: An Afternoon with Illustrator James McMullan

May 7, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

ONLINE Virtual Tea & Talk: An Afternoon with Illustrator James McMullan May 7, 2 p.m. This is an online event hosted by Norman Rockwell Museum. Join chief educator Mary Berle and chief curator Stephanie Plunkett for an engaging online conversation with award-winning illustrator, James McMullan, whose visual memoir Leaving China traces his World War II childhood and his family’s journeys from China to India, Canada, and the United States. The artist’s personal memories and his creative process, which are at the heart of the project, will…

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Mother’s Day Tea Online

May 10, 2020 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States

This is an online event hosted by the Norman Rockwell Museum. Chief Curator Stephanie Plunkett and Chief Educator Mary Berle will discuss depictions of motherhood in illustration art from the Museum collection including pieces by Norman Rockwell, Austin Briggs and Ben Stahl. Join a lively conversation about a range of emotions and many roles communicated about motherhood in America over the last 60 years. Images we’ll discuss include I’ll Never Leave You, Austin Briggs Come Away She Has Diptheria, Ben Stahl The Right…

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Memorial Day at Rockwell

May 25, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Take a close look at Norman Rockwell’s work depicting life in the military—from the American Revolution to the Vietnam Era. See how America’s favorite illustrator captured the feelings of a nation.

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Memorial Day

May 25, 2020 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Take a close look at Norman Rockwell’s work depicting life in the military—from the American Revolution to the Vietnam Era. See how America’s favorite illustrator captured the feelings of a nation.

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July 2020

Norman Rockwell Museum Reopens

July 12, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Norman Rockwell Museum will reopen on Sunday, July 12, with operating hours from 10 am to 5 pm, five days per week; closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The Museum Store and Runaway Café will be open. Museum admission tickets go on sale July 7 at noon. Visit nrm.org to purchase tickets.

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August 2020

Sunday Concerts on the Lawn: Jazz with the Richard Stanmeyer Quintet

August 9, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Original compositions by Richard Stanmeyer, notable jazz standards, plus pieces by Billy Strayhorn and Antonio Carlos Jobim. Socially Distanced Lawn Circles: $25 (up to 4 people per circle).

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Finding Funny in Complicated Times – Cartooning for Peace

August 11, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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We guarantee we can make you laugh once a week. Join a roster of funny men and women every Tuesday evening for a rollicking virtual event. We’ll hear from today’s foremost cartoonists. They’ll share their work, some secrets to their success, views on the role of cartoons in advancing important ideas, and we think there might be jokes.

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Sunday Concerts on the Lawn: Classical music featuring members of the Boston Symphony

August 16, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and regional musicians. Vivaldi Concerto for 2 Clarinets, 2 Oboes and 4 Strings; Mozart Flute Quartet; Arthur Foote Flute Quintet and Morton Gould “Benny Goodman Suite” for Clarinet and Bass. Socially Distanced Lawn Circles: $40 (up to 4 people per circle).

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Finding Funny in Complicated Times – Do You Think That’s Funny?

August 18, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join leading cartoon editors to learn how they decide what’s funny enough for the pages of The New Yorker and other publications.

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Finding Funny in Complicated Times – Cartoonists and the Picturebook

August 25, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join Liza Donnelly, Elwood Smith and other cartoonists who have turned their attention to children’s picture books. Hear how those who specialize in humor for grownups shift their talents into delight for children.

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September 2020

Finding Funny in Complicated Times – Cartoon Feminists

September 1, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join a group of female cartoonists who talk about what it means to be a cartoonist in a field dominated by men.

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October 2020

Imagining Freedom – Virtual Gala

October 17, 2020 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Celebrate with NRM and special guests at our virtual Gala Roundtable to support the museum we all love. We’ll be joined by contemporary illustrators featured in the homecoming of the internationally-touring exhibition, Imagining Freedom. Join your virtual table in for a lively discussion about freedom today, with your guest illustrator, and a few surprises. Reservations required.

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November 2020

Virtual: Embedded: Illustrators and the Armed Forces

November 11, 2020 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Join Kristopher Battles, Michael Fay, Victor Charles Juhasz, Elize McKelvey, and Steve Mumford, who will discuss their experiences as embedded illustrators across the branches of the armed forces and the power of art to tell personal stories. The history of artist’s working in the field, from the American Civil War to America’s more recent engagement in the Middle East, will be explored.

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Virtual: Freedom from Want: Food Security and Environmental Health

November 13, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$10

How can society meet the needs of all Americans for food sustainability, shelter, and global health? Join a conversation with noted scholars and artists to explore the history of need in our nation and new strategies that are being developed to meet the challenges.

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December 2020

Moving Pictures: An Evening with Pixar Animation Artist Tim Evatt

December 2, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$10

Pixar Animation artist Tim Evatt will offer a glimpse into his career in animation and how he draws inspiration from the golden age illustrators, including Dean Cornwell, Mead Schaeffer, J.C Leyendecker, and Norman Rockwell. This exclusive event will demonstrate a compelling, behind-the-scenes look at how Pixar animated movies are made.

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Virtual: Freedom of Worship

December 11, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$10

Conscience is the individual’s most sacred right. How do multiple belief systems benefit a pluralistic society and why should freedom of religion be a fundamental human right? Join religious leaders from diverse faith traditions in a conversation about Freedom of Worship and its role in sustaining our democracy.

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Virtual: “Just A Story” Read Aloud and Art Making

December 29, 2020 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Meet artist and illustrator Jeff Mack for a reading of his new book, JUST A STORY, a related drawing activity, and conversation. What can happen when a boy happens upon a discarded book that transforms a library into an escalating series of near misses and close encounters? With an exuberant art style reminiscent of newspaper comic strips, Jeff Mack brings imagination to life in this riotous tale about the power of reading.

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January 2021

Virtual: Freedom v Fear: A History of Anti-Fascist Art – A Conversation with Steven Heller

January 15 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$10

Author and illustration and design historian Steven Heller will explore how graphic symbols through time endure and influence life—for good and evil—for generations. A nuanced examination of the most powerful symbol was examined in his recent book, The Swastika and Symbols of Hate.

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Virtual: Symposium: Freedom of Speech & Artistic Expression

January 16 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$10

Join us for this series of conversations with illustrators, authors, and scholars who will share historical and contemporary notions of freedom from fear, freedom of speech, and the role of illustration as a force in shaping public perception. Does published imagery affect decision-making, public policy, and cultural understanding? Participate in all or some of these compelling conversations.

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Virtual: Four Freedoms

January 18 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Franklin D. Roosevelt made clear that the Four Freedoms were “no vision of a distant millennium.” Their odyssey did not end with FDR, nor with Rockwell. Eleanor Roosevelt, who championed the late president’s legacy, ceaselessly touted the Four Freedoms as an appropriate summation of democracy and human rights. Discuss the legacy of the Four Freedoms with illustrators, authors, and scholars who will share perspectives on historical and contemporary notions of freedom, and on the role of imagery to shape public…

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February 2021

Virtual: Freedom of Worship

February 7 @ 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Conscience is the individual’s most sacred right. How do multiple belief systems benefit a pluralistic society and why should freedom of religion be a fundamental human right? Join religious leaders from diverse faith traditions in a conversation about Freedom of Worship and its role in sustaining our democracy.

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April 2021

Virtual: Messy Modernism: Art in 20th-Century American Magazines

April 21 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Magazines are increasingly emerging as critical sites in developing a new understanding of the dynamic relationship between “fine” art and mass culture. This session considers three case studies to convey the rich trajectory of art and magazines: Edward Hopper’s covers for the Wells Fargo Messenger, Mine Okubo’s drawings in Fortune magazine, and Saul Steinberg’s work for such publications as Life, Look, Sports Illustrated, and Time.

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July 2021

Tuesday Nights: Meet the Artist Series – Brom

July 6 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Featured Artist: Brom - One of the most highly regarded artists of his generation, Brom creates haunting imagery for the horror novels that he writes and illustrates. Meet the international artists featured in the Fantasy Art exhibition on view at the Museum this summer. Join us in person, or online to hear from these world class illustrators. Learn about what inspires them, their current work, and future aspirations, followed by a Q&A.

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Land of Enchantment Opening

July 10 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Explore the magical grounds and discover original sculptures by regional contemporary artists inspired by the special exhibition Enchanted: A History of Fantasy Illustration. Meet the sculptors; find the fairies in the Yellowwood tree, and make a dragon egg. Vote on your favorite sculptures between 2 - 3 p.m. Stay for the awards ceremony including Best in Show, People’s Choice, and Kids Choice awards at 3:30 p.m. Plus, visit our ice cream stand on the Terrace!

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Tuesday Nights: Meet the Artist Series – Thomas Blackshear

July 13 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Featured Artist: Thomas Blackshear Over the past four decades, Blackshear has painted artworks for magazines, movie studios, and postage stamps, including a series he later released in a portfolio titled, The African American Tradition: Heroes of Our Heritages, which featured Rosa Parks, Dorothy Height, Ida B. Wells, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and others.

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Tuesday Nights: Meet the Artist Series – Tyler Jacobson

July 20 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Featured Artist: Tyler Jacobson Tyler Jacobson combines vivid colors with a captivating composition to emphasize the action-packed scenes in work he has created for role-playing games, periodicals, and advertisements.

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Garden of Easels: Outdoor Art Workshops – From Hobbits to Hulks, Creating Characters for Stories with James Warhola

July 24 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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For drawing enthusiasts excited to explore process and technique for creating characters for stories with artist James Warhola. (Nephew of Andy Warhol, James has illustrated over two dozen children’s books.) Bring pencils and sketchbook.

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Tuesday Nights: Meet the Artist Series – Scott Gustafson

July 27 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Featured Artist: Scott Gustafson In Gustafson’s delightful style of illustrating fairy tales, the characters come to life as they are imagined, in such classic stories as “Peter Pan,” “Red Riding Hood,” “Snow White,” “Sleeping Beauty,” “The Lion and the Mouse,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” and many more.

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August 2021

Tuesday Nights: Meet the Artist Series – Anna Dittmann

August 3 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Featured Artist: Anna Dittmann As a rising young star in the field of fantasy illustration, Dittmann has taken advantage of changes in the way artists learn and produce their craft illustrating for a variety of media, including book covers, comic books, tattoos, magazines, and advertisements.

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Garden of Easels: Outdoor Art Workshops – The Magic of Trees, Plein Air with Ruth Sanderson

August 7 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Fantasy art is a blend of realism and imagination. In this intensive plein air workshop, Ruth Sanderson will demonstrate painting one of the many great trees on the Museum grounds, and incorporating a fantasy element into the painting—such as a tree spirit, fairies, or other imagined creatures, etc., and then instructing participants in creating their own oil painting. An accomplished, award winning artist, Sanderson is featured in the Fantasy exhibition

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Tuesday Nights: Meet the Artist Series – Julie Bell

August 17 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Featured Artist: Julie Bell After becoming a nationally ranked bodybuilder, Julie Bell began a career in illustration, creating advertisements for numerous companies, designing video game packaging art, and working in the comic book industry, where she became the first woman to illustrate Conan the Barbarian for Marvel Comics.

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Garden of Easels: Outdoor Art Workshops – Plein Air Landscape Painting with Dan Howe

August 21 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Accomplished Artist Dan Howe will present plein air landscape painting techniques in oils , and then guide participants in the creation of their own artworks on the Museum grounds. Participants will be welcomed to add fantasy elements, inspired by the Enchanted exhibitions, to their paintings.

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Art of Brewing Festival

August 21 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$20 – $35

Spend the afternoon sampling some of the best local brews and local food. Be inspired by illustration art in the galleries and on the beer cans! Participants receive ten sample pours and a souvenir pint glass. Purchase food from some of the best local food truck vendors, view current and past label art from the brewers, and see the summer’s featured exhibits in the galleries during the day. Food trucks,  music, lawn games and fun.

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Tuesday Nights: Meet the Artist Series – Gary Gianni

August 24 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Featured Artist: Gary Gianni Gary Gianni follows in the footsteps of artists like N.C. Wyeth and Hal Foster, illustrating the comic strip Prince Valiant, classic tales such as Moby Dick and Kidnapped, and the latest book in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series.

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40th Anniversary of Raiders of the Lost Ark

August 25 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$20 – $125

Join us as we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the film, Raiders of the Lost Ark! Reception includes cocktails and hor d’oeuvres and conversation with star Karen Allen prior to the outdoor screening of the film. Doors open at 6:30 to set up for lawn seating and picnics. Bring your own chair or blanket. Food and drink available for purchase. Children under 17 free.

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August Adventures – Free Admission Day

August 31 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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The Museum has partnered with the Highland Street Foundation to offer free admission for the day! Capacity to the Museum is limited. Please reserve your tickets online to guarantee your entry.

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September 2021

Land of Enchantment – A Fantastical Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition

September 16 - September 26
Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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This outdoor installation of fantastical sculpture is presented in conjunction with our current exhibition, Enchanted: A History of Fantasy Art. The fanciful sculptural works on view throughout the Museum’s thirty-six acre site are inspired by each artist’s imagination and the exhibition’s themes of classical and contemporary mythology, fairy tales, and fantastical heroes and villains

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