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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(2459L) Last Trip of the New Castle Ferry

2459L
Last Trip of the New Castle Ferry
FES Title:
[no title entered in day books]
Alternate Titles:
Date: 1951
Size: 12″H x 18″W
Medium: watercolor-on-paper
Subject: New Castle ferry
Type: landscape
Published:
Inscription: lr: Frank E. Schoonover / 1911
Annotations:
Exhibitions: 1968 Clubhouse; 2000 Biggs
Comments: TP 3/01; slide; index; edit
Commentary: Before the Delaware Memorial Bridge was built to connect southern New Jersey with Delaware at New Castle, the New Castle ferry transported cars and people across the Delaware River. Schoonover rendered several watercolor easel paintings from various points along the Delaware side of the river. Though signed ‘1911’ this work was in all likelihood painted in 1951, the year of the last ferry ride across the river.
Provenance: Given by artist to private collection
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