On this day, May 3, 1935, illustrator Jessie Willcox Smith died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Smith began working as a kindergarten teacher. While teaching she also studied art. Her first illustration was published when she was 25 in St. Nicholas magazine. Smith’s memorable illustrations, primarily of children and mothers, graced more than 40 books, advertisements, magazine articles, and magazine covers, including every cover of Good Housekeeping between 1918 and 1932.

Jessie Willcox Smith

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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