Norman Rockwell Museum
|Norman Rockwell Museum|
|Established||1969, built 1993|
Background[change | edit source]
The museum was opened in 1969 in Stockbridge, the town where Rockwell lived the last 25 years of his life. Since 1993 the museum is housed in the current building that has been designed by Robert Arthur Morton Stern.
The museum is the owner of 574 original artworks of Rockwell. Next to that it owns the archive of Rockwell with more than 100.000 items, like photo's, fan mail and business documents.
In 2008, the museum received the National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Gallery[change | edit source]
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References[change | edit source]
- Parts of this article are derived from the article on English Wikipedia
- Grimes, William (1993-06-13). "On Picture-Perfect Day, a Norman Rockwell Museum Opens". The New York Times. The New York Times Company. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F0CE2DA1131F930A25755C0A965958260&scp=5&sq=%22Four+Freedoms%22+Rockwell&st=nyt. Retrieved 2008-04-08.
- 2008 National Humanities Medalists, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2008, Accessed February 4, 2009.