Thursday, October 29, 2015 8:30 AM by Roanoke Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau
Photo credit: Norman Rockwell (1894-1978). No Swimming, 1921. Cover of The
Saturday Evening Post, June 4, 1921. Oil on canvas, 25 1/4 x 22 1/4 in.
Collection of The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge, Norman Rockwell
Art Collection Trust, NRACT.1973.15
American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell March 20, 2016 – June 12, 2016
The Taubman Museum of Art is pleased to present a major exhibition exploring the legendary American illustrator and artist Norman Rockwell and his unparalleled role as an icon-maker and storyteller. Norman Rockwell (American,1894-1978) painted the best of America, creating indelible images of the lives, hopes, and dreams of Americans in the 20th century. American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell will be the inaugural exhibition in the museum’s new Special Exhibition Gallery and will be on view from March 20 – June 12, 2016. American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell has been organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and has been generously supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Curtis Publishing Company, the Norman Rockwell Family Agency, and the Stockman Family Foundation Trust. For more information, please visit:www.taubmanmuseum.org/main/exhibitions/american-chronicles-art-norman-rockwell