STOCKBRIDGE — The following is a list of current and ongoing exhibits at the Berkshire Museum located at:
9 Glendale Road, Route 183, Stockbridge
413-298-4100 or nrm.org
Hours: May-October and holidays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., (open until 7 p.m. on Thursdays in July and August); November-April, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday/Sunday/Holidays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission Fees: $16/Adults; $14.50/Seniors 65+; $10/College students with ID; $5/Ages 6-18; Free/Children 5 and under and members.
Current Exhibit (s)
R.O. Blechman: The Inquiring Line
May 11-June 30
Celebrate the work of artist R.O. Blechman, whose witty illustrations have appeared in “The New Yorker” and “New York Times,” and in commercials for such companies as Alka-Seltzer and Capezio.
About Face: Norman Rockwell’s Portraits,
Through May 27
Spend some face time admiring this diverse collection of portraiture created by Norman Rockwell.
Norman Rockwell’s “Willie Was Different,”
Through May 27
Enjoy original art from Norman Rockwell’s children’s book, “Willie Was Different.”
Curator’s Choice exhibit
“Recent Acquisitions from the Norman Rockwell Museum Collection,” enjoy recent acquisitions from Norman Rockwell Museum’s illustration art collection.
Norman Rockwell’s 323 “Saturday Evening Post” Covers
Take a trip back in time through this comprehensive exhibition of original “Saturday Evening Post” tear sheets, featuring each of Norman Rockwell’s illustrations for the publication’s cover, created between 1916 and 1963.
Explore your “inner Rockwell” by creating your own works of art in the Museum’s creativity center. Free with museum admission; members free.
Kids Create! Art for Preschoolers
Enjoy an exciting, interactive look at the world of art especially for young art lovers, ages 2 to 5, and their caregivers, featuring art activities develop brain capacity during early childhood with hands-on art-making that will explore the works on view, 10 a.m.; First Wednesday of each month through May. $2, members and grown-ups FREE.
June 8 through Oct. 27
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic celebrates the 75th anniversary of Walt Disney’s first feature-length animated film, a classic work released in 1937 that is beloved by viewers of all ages. Organized by The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, California, the exhibition celebrates Walt Disney’s vision and the artistry of his dedicated staff, exploring the development of an animated masterpiece that was the hallmark of an entirely new American art form through the creation of this groundbreaking film.
July 13 through Oct. 14
This special exhibition explores Rockwell’s vision for a kinder, gentler world, as evidenced in the relationship-inspired subjects that emerged in his art. Classic original “Saturday Evening Post” covers like “She’s My Baby” (1927), “Christmas Homecoming” (1948), “Marriage License” (1955), and others will be on view.
July 13 through Oct. 20
Jarvis Rockwell creates artworks that are at once tangible and transient, reflecting the impermanence of all things. Imbued with a sense of mystery and spiritual curiosity, his sensory structure drawings, Hindu-inspired pyramids assembled with hundreds of toy figurines, and tableau boxes will be on view in this first retrospective of the artist’s work―an exploration of his artistic journey and the ideas and questions that continue to drive his work.