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ONLINE SYMPOSIUM Illustration and Race: Rethinking the History of Published Images
September 22, 2022 - Compelling conversations with illustrators, art directors, authors, and scholars will explore more than three hundred years of racial representation in published art and the role of mass-circulated imagery as a force in shaping public perception about people and groups of people.
Remembering Jerry Pinkey: American Illustration Master
October 21, 2021 - We at the Norman Rockwell Museum were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jerry Pinkney (1939-2021), a true master of American illustration and one of the kindest and most genuine individuals that we have every had the pleasure of working with.
VIRTUAL SYMPOSIA Enchanted: Mythology and Fairy Tales (Oct 22 - 23, 2021)
October 8, 2021 - Explore the history and meaning of mythology and fairy tales in our lives, and the mythic characters and stories reflecting the inevitable conflict between the forces of good and evil – both real and imagined. On Friday, art historian and catalogue essayist Alice A. Carter will offer a keynote focusing on fantasy in the age of discovery.
ONLINE SYMPOSIUM: Picturing Freedom: A Century of Illustration
December 21, 2020 - For designers, cartoonists, and illustrators, many questions arise when creating art that takes up socially significant, sometimes controversial themes. Some choose the D.I.Y. route, working independently with a free hand, without access to the large scale distribution that comes with a recognizable masthead. Others work with leading news organizations and magazines, agreeing to collaborate in exchange for access to audiences. Popular art has always involved such choices.
SYMPOSIUM: Illustration and Its Histories: New Resources, New Voices, New Directions
December 17, 2019 - SYMPOSIUM: Illustration and Its Histories: New Resources, New Voices, New Directions - A symposium organized by the Rockwell Center for American Visual Studies and the Hunter College Department of Art and Art History.
The Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine features the work of Garth Williams.
May 16, 2018 - “Garth Williams: Illustrator of the Century” consists of more than ninety original illustrations, sketches, and drawings.
A comprehensive archive of digitized pulp magazines is now available online.
March 29, 2018 - The Pulp Magazine Archive features over 11,000 digitized Issues of classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Detective fiction.
A unique exhibition on graphic design in North Korea is on view in London.
March 12, 2018 - "Made In North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK" is on view until May 13, 2018.
An exhibition of pulp art is on view at the Lever Gallery in London.
February 8, 2018 - "Uncovered: Illustrating the Sixties and Seventies" is on view until March 24, 2018.
The Haggin Museum Opens Their Newly Renovated Galleries
January 10, 2018 - An expansive renovation has been completed after 1 1/2 years of construction.
Manhattan Street Is Renamed After Norman Rockwell
June 9, 2016 - Read this "New York Times" story by James Barron to learn how a group high school students were inspired to rename a NYC street
The Passing of Murray Tinkelman, illustrator and educator
February 8, 2016 - The Norman Rockwell remembers Murray Tinkelman's work in the advancement of illustration art.
MAD Magazine releases issue with blank cover.
January 21, 2016 - Issue #538 hits stores on February 17.
6th annual Illustration Research Symposium.
September 29, 2015 - Teachers, illustrators, and art historians gather at the Rhode Island School of Design on November 5-7, 2015.
New exhibit opens September 8, 2015 at the Society of Illustrators.
September 16, 2015 - "A Purposeful Partnership: Art Directors and Illustrators" features art from the Society of Illustrators' Permanent Collection.
A Jack Kirby exhibition opens at the California State University, Northridge Art Galleries.
September 15, 2015 - Famed comics artist Jack Kirby, whose work launched The Avengers, X-Men, Captain America, and the Marvel Universe, is the focus of an exhibition at the California State University, Northridge Art Galleries.
Book of airline poster illustrations is published.
September 2, 2015 - "Airline Visual Identity: 1945-1975" chronicles the corporate images of the airline industry through visual advertising.
Drew Struzan debuts a newly painted poster for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
August 18, 2015 - Drew Struzan unveils his poster for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at Disney's D23 Convention this past weekend.
After 25 years, a new Dr. Seuss Book is published.
August 10, 2015 - The recently discovered Dr. Seuss book, "What Pet Should I Get?," is a fast seller.
The “Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs” exhibition debuts at Norman Rockwell Museum.
June 6, 2015 - The exhibition highlights the career of the celebrated “New Yorker" artist and award-winning graphic memoirist.