Norman Rockwell Museum

 

Hours

Norman Rockwell Museum is Open 7 days a week year-round

May – October and holidays:

open daily: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursdays: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. (July/August 2015)
Rockwell’s Studio open May through October.

November – April: open daily:

Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Holiday Closings:

The Museum is Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day

 

 

 

Admission

Members: FREE
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under: FREE

Official Museum Website

www.nrm.org

 

 

 

Directions

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183
Stockbridge, MA 01262

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(1680) Running Rapids in Outrigger Dugout

1680
Running Rapids in Outrigger Dugout
FES Title: Running Rapids in outrigger dugout.
Alternate Titles:
Date: 12/15/1928
Size: 28″H x 38″W
Medium: oil-cotton-canvas
Type: illustration
Published: Harriman, E.E. “Splintershin Camp.” The Youth’s Companion, March 1929: 123.
caption: The rapids were terrible. Among the rocks roared torrents of white water lashed into foam. Jimmy yelled to the brothers to grab hold and hang on like grim death.
Inscription: ll: FES
Annotations:
Exhibitions:
Comments: DAM 6/04; form 2-13-06; digital 8-02-06; form 8/2/06; index; edit
Commentary: A noted illustrator and contemporary of Schoonover’s, went to settle some accounts
[circa 1930] at the offices of The Youth’s Companion magazine which was discontinuing publication. The managing editor explained that there were unclaimed originals for The Youth’s Companion illustrations in a back room and if he wanted any, to ‘help himself’. The artist looked at the piles of canvases and chose this one. He gave it to his son [current owner] as a gift.
Provenance: Sold by artist to The Youth’s Companion; private collection; Guyette and Deeter, Inc., Lot 84(February 18, 2017)
 
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