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Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board of Trustee Members

Douglas Clark, Audrey Friedner, Ramelle Pulitzer, and Ron Walter were elected as new trustees, starting this fall.

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Norman Rockwell Museum to Host Naturalization Ceremony

Berkshire County residents who immigrated to the country from around the world will be sworn-in as new naturalized United States citizens during a special ceremony to be held against the backdrop of Norman Rockwell’s iconic Four Freedoms paintings.

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Citizens Group Protests Berkshire Museum's Planned Art Sale

Save the art, pause the sale. Save the art, pause the sale. That's what was chanted outside of the Berkshire Museum by close to 50 community members who want to halt the museum's plans to sell some 40 pieces of artwork in an effort to straighten out its finances. The Berkshire Museum has had a $1.1 million annual deficit and has crafted plans to completely revamp the museum. That, however, includes auctioning off some $50 million work of artwork.

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Norman Rockwell Museum Receives Donation from Chubb Following Return of a Stolen Painting

The family returned their claims payment to Chubb in exchange for the Rockwell painting. And in an emotional and dramatic press conference on Friday, March 31, in Philadelphia, the FBI and Chubb presented the stolen painting to its rightful owners. The museum's director of Curatorial Operations attended the event and congratulated the family, the FBI, and Chubb.

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Norman Rockwell Museum to Host Family Day for Muddy Brook Families

Since starting the program earlier this year, Muddy Brook students have not only benefitted from working with Norman Rockwell Museum's staff on educators, both in-class and at the museum, but also from a special visit from Caldecott-winning artist Jerry Pinkney, the museum's artist laureate, whose work they had been studying alongside Norman Rockwell.

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High School Art Show Opens at Norman Rockwell Museum

Participating schools include: BART Charter School, Berkshire School, Berkshire Waldorf School, Drury High School, Lee High School, Lenox Memorial High School, Monument Mountain Regional High School, Mount Everett Regional High School, and Wahconah Regional High School.

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Norman Rockwell Museum to Present Workshops for College Students and Adults

Students of all skill levels are welcome, and will have the opportunity to advance their work and strengthen their portfolio.

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Norman Rockwell Museum Offers Berkshire County Student Passport Program

The museum uses Rockwell's narrative images to support learning in the classroom in relation to history, language arts and art, and educators have also found meaningful connections with regard to social/emotional learning and ESL themes.

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Norman Rockwell Museum Announces New Director of Curatorial Operations

During his tenure at the Museum he has secured funding for art conservation, art storage and facilities needs, overseen a 1,600 percent growth in collections and curated or co-curated a number of contemporary exhibitions such as "Mort Künstler: The Art of Adventure" and "Litgraphic: The World of the Graphic Novel."

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Norman Rockwell Museum Eyes Expansion

The need for expansion derives from numerous factors. Primary among these is the museum's broadened mission, which now includes the collection, study and exhibition of illustration art not only by Rockwell, but by the full range of American illustrators. Other areas of major growth include educational programming, scholarship and outreach to global audiences. It is hoped that additional space will bring all of these activities together, while also providing room for curatorial and collection-bas

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Norman Rockwell Museum Welcomes New Board of Trustees Members

Robert Babcock, Peter Blum, Terry Burman, Marian Raser, and David Schwartz were elected as new trustees, starting this fall. New members for the National Council are Elizabeth Bender and William Zavarello, Douglas Clark and Ruth Ann McNeese, and Tucker Reed.

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Rockwell Museum Receives Fitzpatrick Grant to Replace Terrace Entrance

More than three million visitors have used the terrace entry since the museum opened its new campus in 1993, and today it needs to be replaced.

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Pope Francis Views Norman Rockwell’s Iconic 'Golden Rule'

"Golden Rule" was part of the public exhibit "We the Peoples: Norman Rockwell’s United Nations," which was displayed for the last three months at UN Headquarters in New York to celebrate the organization’s 70th anniversary, and made possible by the collab

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Norman Rockwell Museum Elects New Trustees

David Glodt, Deborah Hoover, Roberta McCulloch-Dews, Marion Simon, and Michael Wynn were elected to new terms, starting this fall.

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