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SYMPOSIUM: Illustration Across Media: Nineteenth Century to Now

The Society of Fellows at the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies announces a seminal conference:

LOCATION: Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri,
DATE: March 21-23, 2019

CONVENED BY: The Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies at the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and the D. B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Remembering Joyce K. Schiller

Photo of Joyce K. Schiller, inaugural curator of the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies, Norman Rockwell Museum. Norman Rockwell Museum is sad to learn and report of the passing of Joyce. K.

By |January 5th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

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Hope you enjoyed the holiday weekend! In Easter Morning, a May 16,1959 Post cover, Rockwell invites every viewer who has ever resisted morning services to enjoy this father's daring indulgence. Here, he lounges un-showered and undressed, with coffee, cigarettes, and the sports section of the Sunday paper, while his family marches off to church. His uncombed hair is decidedly devilish, and in Populuxe, Thomas Hine's 1986 book about the modernity of 1950s American culture, the author notes that Rockwell’s placement of the character in a 1948 Eero Saarinen “womb” chair “very quietly embodied the father’s break with tradition.” The mother in this painting is modeled by Rockwell's own daughter-in-law, Gail. ...

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Published on this day for the April 21 1934 cover of The Saturday Evening Post, Norman Rockwell’s Spirit of Education shows a less than enthusiastic student being dressed as a Greek scholar complete with toga, laurel crown, and torch to symbolize enlightenment.

The Museum is open today, Easter Sunday and the last day of school vacation, so come find the original oil painting in our galleries, and order custom framed prints (20% OFF!) from our online store here: prints.nrm.org/search/subject/teaching/
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Happy Easter, Passover & Spring! From all of us at Norman Rockwell Museum. We are open this holiday weekend from 10 am to 5 pm, on Saturday and Sunday.

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

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open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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