Crocker Art Museum Announces American Chronicles. The Art of Norman Rockwell

The Crocker Art Museum presents American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell an exhibition on view NOVEMBER 10, 2012 – FEBRUARY 3, 2013.

Norman Rockwell, Triple Self-Portrait, 1960. The Saturday Evening Post Cover. Oil on canvas, 48 1/2 x 38 3/4 x 2 3/8 in. Collection of the Norman Rockwell Museum of Stockbridge, Norman Rockwell Art Collection Trust.

This exhibition celebrates the full range of Norman Rockwell’s artwork, including rarely circulated works from the collection of the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Included in the presentation are original oil paintings of some of his most famous illustrations, drawings, war bond posters, and numerous covers that Rockwell created for The Saturday Evening Post over nearly five decades. In addition to the artworks on view, personal correspondence and archival photographs offer insight into the life of one of the country’s most beloved illustrators.

The Crocker Art Museum is the only museum in the Sacramento region accredited by the American Association of Museums, a recognition given to only 777 of the nation’s 17,500 museums. AAM accreditation certifies that a museum operates according to standards set forth by the museum profession, manages its collections responsibly and provides quality service to the public.

Crocker Art Museum
216 O Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
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