49-12,ThrllWndrOn this day, August 2, 1912, pulp artist Raphael Jerard Norman Astarita was born in Brooklyn, New York. Astarita never graduated high school and never formally studied art, self-training instead. Early on Astarita worked for comic books. During WWII he joined the U. S. Naval Reserve. After the war his work began to appear in pulp magazines and then he contributed illustrations to a juvenile reference encyclopedia.


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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