On this day, May 9, 1916, author and illustrator William Pène du Bois was born in Nutley, New Jersey. Son of the painter Guy Pène du Bois, William was to has studied architecture but he sold a book he’d written and illustrated at age 19. In addition to illustrating his own books, he also illustrated books by Jules Verne, John Steinbeck, and Isaac Bashevis Singer. He won the Newbery Medal for The Twenty-One Balloons.

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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