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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.
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.
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.
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.
May 16, 2018 - “Garth Williams: Illustrator of the Century” consists of more than ninety original illustrations, sketches, and drawings.
March 29, 2018 - The Pulp Magazine Archive features over 11,000 digitized Issues of classic Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Detective fiction.
March 12, 2018 - "Made In North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK" is on view until May 13, 2018.
February 8, 2018 - "Uncovered: Illustrating the Sixties and Seventies" is on view until March 24, 2018.
January 10, 2018 - An expansive renovation has been completed after 1 1/2 years of construction.
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
February 8, 2016 - The Norman Rockwell remembers Murray Tinkelman's work in the advancement of illustration art.
January 21, 2016 - Issue #538 hits stores on February 17.
September 29, 2015 - Teachers, illustrators, and art historians gather at the Rhode Island School of Design on November 5-7, 2015.
September 16, 2015 - "A Purposeful Partnership: Art Directors and Illustrators" features art from the Society of Illustrators' Permanent Collection.
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.
September 2, 2015 - "Airline Visual Identity: 1945-1975" chronicles the corporate images of the airline industry through visual advertising.
August 18, 2015 - Drew Struzan unveils his poster for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at Disney's D23 Convention this past weekend.
August 10, 2015 - The recently discovered Dr. Seuss book, "What Pet Should I Get?," is a fast seller.
June 6, 2015 - The exhibition highlights the career of the celebrated “New Yorker" artist and award-winning graphic memoirist.
May 20, 2015 - Rockwell's "Boy with Baby Carriage" appears on the cover of the May 20, 1916 edition of "The Saturday Evening Post."