Norman Rockwell Museum facts for kids
|Norman Rockwell Museum|
Norman Rockwell Museum main entrance
|Established||April 3, 1993(current building)|
|Director||Laurie Norton Moffatt|
|Nearest car park||yes|
The museum was opened in 1969 in Stockbridge, the town where Rockwell lived the last 25 years of his life. Since 1993 the museum is in the current building that was designed by Robert Arthur Morton Stern.
The museum owns 574 original artworks by Rockwell. The museum also owns the Rockwell archives with more than 100.000 items including photographs, fan mail, and business documents.
In 2008, the museum received the National Humanities Medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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