Norman Rockwell Museum
Norman Rockwell Museum main entrance
|Established||April 3, 1993(current building)|
|Key holdings||Four Freedoms, Norman Rockwell Archives|
|Director||Laurie Norton Moffatt|
|Architect||Robert A. M. Stern|
|Nearest parking||free parking onsite|
Background[change | change 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 in the current building that was designed by Robert Arthur Morton Stern.
The museum owns 574 original artworks by Rockwell. The museum also owns the Rockwell archives with more than 100.000 items including photographs, fan mail, and business documents.
In 2008, the museum received the National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Other websites[change | change source]
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References[change | change 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. Retrieved 2008-04-08.
- 2008 National Humanities Medalists, National Endowment for the Humanities, 2008, Accessed February 4, 2009.