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

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 find all 57 errors in his painting Girl with Shopkeeper from the magazine’s April 3, 1948 issue?

Start searching!



The Business of Art

Illustrating and Publishing Children’s Books
with Mary Jane Begin
Saturday, April 9, 1 to 4 p.m.
Join accomplished picture book illustrator Mary Jane Begin as she offers insights and shares her experience as an artist in the field. Options for self-publishing will also be explored. $15, $10 Museum members.


Rockwell Center Talk & Brunch

Imperiled Illustrators: J.C. Leyendecker, Norman Rockwell,
and the War at
The Saturday Evening Post
Sunday, April 10, 11 a.m.
Dr. Jennifer A. Greenhill explores the transition at The Saturday Evening Post between two star illustrators—J.C. Leyendecker and Norman Rockwell. Delicious brunch to follow. Pre-registeration is recommended by calling 413.298.4100, ext. 260.

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