Norman Rockwell Museum
(above: Norman Rockwell Museum (exterior). Photo by Walt Engels. ©Norman Rockwell Museum. All rights reserved.)
About Norman Rockwell Museum
Norman Rockwell Museum holds the largest and most significant collection of art and archival materials relating to the life and work of Norman Rockwell. The Museum also preserves, interprets, and exhibits a growing collection of original illustration art by noted American illustrators, from historical to contemporary. The Norman Rockwell Museum Art Collection and Norman Rockwell Archive inspire a vibrant year-round exhibition program, national traveling exhibitions, and arts and humanities programs that engage diverse audiences. The Museum's collections, which are made accessible worldwide, are a comprehensive resource relating to Norman Rockwell and the art of illustration, the role of published imagery in society, and the American twentieth century.
Since its inception, the Norman Rockwell Museum has explored
the impact of illustrated images and their role in shaping and reflecting
our world through changing exhibitions, publications, and programs. Dedication
to a deepened understanding of the art of illustration has led to the formation
of the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies. The first of its kind
in the nation, this research institute supports sustained scholarship and
establishes the Norman Rockwell Museum's leadership in the vanguard of preservation
and interpretation relating to this important aspect of American visual
The museum is located within 36 park-like acres on Route 183 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. For hours and admission fees please see the museum's website.
(above: Norman Rockwell Museum, Late Summer, 2013. Photo by John Hazeltine)
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