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New Collections Acquisition – Bascove: Literary Wonders

Norman Rockwell Museum was fortunate this year to acquire, by generous donation, a comprehensive and significant collection of more than 500 original artworks by master printmaker, illustrator, painter, and collagist, Bascove. Inspired by the written word throughout her life, she has been a preeminent designer of book jackets that have engaged readers with the writings

By |2018-07-03T13:20:44+00:00August 28th, 2017|Essays on Illustration|0 Comments

Museum Debuts New Online Illustration History Resource

Illustration History website On August 15, Norman Rockwell Museum will debut a new, comprehensive, online resource dedicated to the art of illustration. Join us at the Museum this Saturday, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. as we celebrate with a launch party and reception. We will provide demonstrations of this evolving digital resource, designed to provide greater

By |2016-11-14T10:19:04+00:00August 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Anthropomorphism in Children’s Picture Books

Anthropomorphism in Children’s Picture Books By Jia Liu If we stop by the children’s picture book area in a book store, we find that more than half of the books are stories related to animals who are wearing human’s clothes, acting and talking like people; they are so normal to us, and children love them,

By |2016-11-14T10:19:04+00:00February 20th, 2015|Student Research|0 Comments

Fashion Illustration: The Evolution of Style

Fashion Illustration: The Evolution of Style By Jackie Zhu Fashion illustration has always engaged audiences, originally serving a promotional role for fashion magazines, clothing designers, and department stores which sold their wares. This style of illustration is usually exaggerated to express and elevate the elegance and glamour of luxury life, but not too far from

By |2016-11-14T10:19:04+00:00January 16th, 2015|Essays on Illustration|0 Comments

Ezra Jack Keats’ The Snowy Day

Ezra Jack Keats’ The Snowy Day  By Melissa Crowton  The modern picture book has come a long way. Not only has the medium and the format been explored, but the content has evolved to reflect the changing social consciousness. Ezra Jack Keats’s picture book, A Snowy Day came onto the scene at a time when

By |2016-11-14T10:19:04+00:00January 14th, 2015|Essays on Illustration|0 Comments

Plastic Harmony

“PLASTIC HARMONY” By Meltem Sahin The exposure to the explosions of colors shapes and words yet filled with immense negative space, ones’ mind overwhelm with “À Toute Épreuve”. Roughly meaning foolproof, “À Toute Épreuve” is an illustrated poem book, created through the exchange and collaboration of two life-long friends French poet Paul Eluard and Catalan

By |2016-11-14T10:19:04+00:00December 15th, 2014|Essays on Illustration, Student Research|0 Comments

Jessie Willcox Smith and the First Children’s Book Week Poster

By Ashley Yazdani In 1919, just after the First World War, a small group of Americans gathered to establish the first official Children’s Book Week, and to help communicate their cause they commissioned a poster from renowned illustrator Jessie Willcox Smith. This first poster, featuring a pair of children helping themselves to a bounty of

By |2016-11-14T10:19:04+00:00November 19th, 2014|Essays on Illustration|0 Comments

Norman Rockwell Museum



Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (July/August 2015)
Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

November – April: open daily:

Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings:

The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day





Members: FREE
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under: FREE

Official Museum Website






Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

413-298-4100 x 221