Norman Rockwell Museum presents the world’s largest collection of original Norman Rockwell art, including beloved paintings from The Saturday Evening Post and the Four Freedoms, and the best in the field of American illustration. Experience Rockwell’s art, life and legacy in the artist’s picturesque New England hometown of Stockbridge, Massachusetts nestled in the culturally rich Berkshires.


Chronicling The Journey That Saved Curious George

We look forward to welcoming writer/historian Louise Borden to to the Museum on Saturday, January 14, where she will share the remarkable true story of artists Margret and H. A. Rey, the subjects of her 2005 book The Journey That Saved Curious George. Ms. Borden will explain how the couple’s most popular creation may have ultimately saved their lives.

Enjoy this 2005 interview Louise Borden conducted about her book, which would go on to inspire the exhibition currently on view at Norman Rockwell Museum.

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The Four Freedoms in Ethiopia

The State Department of the United States of America is actively using cultural diplomacy as a strategy for building bridges with cultures and nations around the world. Ambassador Donald Booth and his wife, retired foreign service officer, Anita Booth, live in a home called Roosevelt House and learned that 2011 was the 70th anniversary of President Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms. This inspired the idea to hold an art competition for Ethiopian Artists to render their interpretations of the Four Freedoms today in Ethiopia.

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Norman Rockwell Museum’s “Witnessing History” Performance Series Presents “Ain’t I A Woman: The Story of Sojourner Truth”

Norman Rockwell Museum’s “Witnessing History” performance series continues with “Ain’t I A Woman: The Story of Sojourner Truth,” to be presented Saturday, February 26, starting at 5 p.m. Actress Debra Zuill will portray the inspirational civil rights leader, evangelist, and abolitionist from the 1800s in a one-woman performance that brings history to bear on issues […]

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Elwood’s World:
The Art and Animations of Elwood H. Smith

Through May 15, 2011

Enter the wild and wonderful world of Elwood Smith, the creator of high-grade humorous illustrations that will tickle your funny bone. The first in a series of exhibitions honoring outstanding contemporary illustrators, “Elwood’s World” features the artist’s original imagery for many prominent publications; favorite children’s books like “The Truth About Poop” and “Hot Diggity Dog;” and moving imagery for unique hand-drawn animations.

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25th Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show Opens February 5 at Norman Rockwell Museum

In 1912, 18-year-old Norman Rockwell landed the first of many successful illustration commissions for the Boy Scouts of America; four years later, he painted the first of 323 covers for “The Saturday Evening Post.” In celebration of the creativity of youth, Norman Rockwell Museum is proud to present the 25th anniversary of the Annual Berkshire […]

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