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Mary Higgins Clark Comes to the Berkshires

April 19th, 2014 by philhalpern

The Norman Rockwell Museum, just a few miles down the road from Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox B&B, will offer an exciting afternoon with renowned suspense novelist Mary Higgins Clark, whose forty-plus book have been bestsellers in the United States and throughout the world. Ms. Higgins Clark will be joined by illustrator Wendell Minor in […]

Free Tickets to the Clark Art Institute

March 22nd, 2014 by philhalpern

Celebrate the Grand Reopening of the Clark Art Institute in July. Brook Farm Inn will give you two free tickets if you reserve a room for two weekday nights (Monday- Wednesday inclusive) during July and August (excluding August 5th). Here’s a sneak peek of what to expect: Visitor Center – New building designed by Tadao Ando – […]

Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA – Current Exhibits

March 6th, 2014 by philhalpern

The museum is only minutes from our Lenox B&B.  Link to it from www.brookfarm.com/arts-entertainment.   Wendell Minor’s America, through May 26, 2014 Take a journey through history, from sea to shining sea, through the art of Wendell Minor, our nation’s premier historical picture book illustrator. The artist’s many acclaimed children’s books reflect his love of […]

Norman Rockwell Museum Presents “Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion, and Us”

July 17th, 2013 by philhalpern

This summer, Norman Rockwell Museum explores the continued artistic legacy of the Rockwell family, shining a spotlight on Jarvis Rockwell’s more than 60 years of creative exploration. “Jarvis Rockwell: Maya, Illusion, and Us” is on view July 13 through October 20, 2013. Pictured here are Jarvis Rockwell setting up his exhibit with the help of […]

You Can Be a Curator at the Clark

March 28th, 2012 by philhalpern

The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, a Berkshires treasure, is undergoing construction and renovation.  It’s open continuously, and is using this time as an opportunity to experiment with new ideas about curating the collection.  The public is invited to participate through a program called uCurate.  Visitors are invited to use computer terminals to design […]

Curious George at The Norman Rockwell Museum

November 3rd, 2011 by philhalpern

Curious George Saves The Day: The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey  November 12, 2011 through February 5, 2012 Norman Rockwell Museum’s newest exhibition.  The exhibition is organized by The Jewish Museum in New York City, and is drawn from the H. A. & Margret Rey Papers, de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection, McCain Library […]

Gilded Age Mansion Designer Showcase

June 12th, 2011 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn staff recently got a special innkeepers’ sneak preview of Ventfort Hall’s newly decorated 2nd floor, each room having been done by a different designer.  We were wowed! And some of the items on display are available for sale.  Ventfort Hall is also known as the Museum of the Gilded Age  and is […]

Meet Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Models, Memorial Day Weekend

May 14th, 2011 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn, Lenox Massachusetts B&B, recommends this for our guests! Tea and Talk: Art-Filled Afternoons   Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Models Saturday, May 28, 2:30 p.m. Join Curator of Archival Collections Corry Kanzenberg in welcoming back the models who posed for Norman Rockwell during his Stockbridge years, who will share their experiences! Tea and treats will be […]

April (Fools?) at the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge MA

April 4th, 2011 by philhalpern

Guests of Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox Massachusetts B&B, love the Norman Rockwell Museum.  Enjoy it by booking our Spring Lovers’ Package, or any time.  Here’s the lineup for April. It’s that time of year again! Norman Rockwell’s April Fools illustrations were a popular tradition on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post. Can you […]

M.C. Escher Exhibit is coming to the Berkshires

December 23rd, 2010 by philhalpern

At Brook Farm Inn, Lenox MA, we can’t wait to see this exhibit coming to the Berkshire Museum.  It promises to be one of the best attractions on the Berkshires arts scene.                      M.C. Escher: Seeing the Unseen —  Coming January 22 This world premiere exhibition, curated by Berkshire Museum, provides fresh insight into the inspiration […]

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