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150 Years ago, Harper’s Weekly published The Union Christmas Dinner

Most of us are familiar with the iconic Thomas Nast (1840-1902) illustration of Santa Claus featured in Harper’s Weekly, 1881. Nast was inspired by Clement Moore’s classic yuletide poem A Visit from St. Nicholas, and

Subjects of Rockwell Painting Receive Posthumous Award

On November 24, 2014, President Obama awarded nineteen Americans with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, our Nation’s highest civilian honor.  The subjects in Norman Rockwell’s painting Murder in Mississippi were posthumous recipients. In a statement

August 26

On this day, August 26, 1901, illustrator Earle K. Bergey was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studed at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and then went to work for Philadelphia’s Public Ledger. Bergey is

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Performed by area high school students at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, followed by an Artist Talk with Gregory Manchess (Gregory Manchess Art)
Friday, February 1, 7 p.m.
14 Castle St. Great Barrington, MA

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Tune into WSBS Radio (860 AM and 94.1 FM) this morning at 9 a.m. to hear an interview with illustrator Gregory Manchess and Norman Rockwell Museum educators about the "Above The Timberline" radio play being performed by area high school students on Friday, February 1, 7 p.m. at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington. The show is based on Manchess' acclaimed fantasy book, whose artwork is currently on view at the Museum.

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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we present a conversation with Ruby Bridges Hall, Norman Rockwell's inspiration for "The Problem We All Live With". Ruby's compassion and desire to help young people is an inspiration to us all.

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As we continue our video series for our travelling exhibition "Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms", opening this Friday at New-York Historical Society, we look at one facet of Freedom's legacy in a conversation with Ruby Bridges, Norman Rockwell's inspiration for The Problem We All Live With. What does freedom mean to you? Make your voice known in the comments below. #FourFreedomsToday

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"I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character."

Celebrate #MartinLutherKingJr Day by joining us for "Picturing Justice," our 1:30 p.m. lecture looking at Norman Rockwell's artwork that supported the civil rights movement in our country. Free for Museum members and children 18 and under, or with regular Museum admission.

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978), "New Kids in the Neighborhood," 1967.
Oil on canvas, 36 ½” x 57 ½”.
Story illustration for "Look," May 16, 1967
Norman Rockwell Museum Collections. ©Norman Rockwell Family Agency. All rights reserved.

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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

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Norman Rockwell Museum
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Stockbridge, MA 01262

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