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The High School Art Show celebrates the creative talent found in Berkshire County's local high schools.

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents 33rd Annual Berkshire County High School Art Show

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STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — In celebration of Norman Rockwell's 125th birthday, Norman Rockwell Museum will present the 33rd annual Berkshire County High School Art Show, with a special exhibition opening to be held on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 2 to 4 p.m.

Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the young artists and at 2:30 p.m. hear a lecture from acclaimed illustrator Gregory Manchess, whose work is also currently on view at the museum.

In the tradition of Norman Rockwell, who began his professional career as a teenager, the High School Art Show celebrates the creative talent found in Berkshire County's local high schools. Original works in all media — from painting and drawing to photography, ceramics, three-dimensional assemblage, and digital art — will be featured in the exhibit, which is on view through March 4.



The Berkshire County High School Art Show is sponsored by Berkshire Bank. Admission to the exhibition and opening is free; it does not include regular museum admission).

As part of Norman Rockwell Museum's ongoing commitment to area youth and their teachers, the Museum is now free to all elementary, middle and high school teachers from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Vermont, and New York State, with school ID. To learn more, contact the museum at by email.


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STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — Jill Hai and Louis Henry Mitchell have joined the Norman Rockwell Museum board of trustees.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome these two outstanding members as trustees of Norman Rockwell Museum," said board Chairman Robert T. Horvath. "Their diverse talents and networks will enhance the museum's mission as the leading museum of illustration art and help to reach new audiences, honoring the legacy of Norman Rockwell and American illustration art."

In addition to Horvath, officers elected for one-year terms to the museum's board of trustees include returning President Alice Carter, First Vice President Jamie Williamson, Treasurer John V. Frank and newly appointed Second Vice President, Peter C. Williams, and John Hyson, who succeeds Williams as clerk.
 
Brian Alberg, Robert Babcock, Peter Blum, Alexander Brown, Terry Burman, Alice A. Carter, Anthony M. Consigli, Walter and Mary Jo Engels, John V. Frank, William W. Hargreaves, and Peter C. Williams were re-elected to three-year terms.
 

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