Norman Rockwell is one of the most famous and beloved American illustrators for his depictions of everyday life created with humor, skill, and emotion. However, it is little known that he staged photographs to make his popular covers of the Saturday Evening Post . This landmark exhibition includes 50 photographs that show the careful process Rockwell used to make his art, as well as 16 original paintings and drawings. Selecting props and locations, choosing and directing his models, he carefully orchestrated each element of his design for the camera before beginning to paint. This exhibition takes viewers "behind the scenes" in the creative process of one of America's great masters.
Members’ Opening Party Celebrating Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera
Thursday, October 16 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for the members-only exhibition opening. Individual membership admits one. All other levels admit two. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. No early entry. Cash bar. $5 Valet parking. RSVP now.
Presenting Sponsors:City of Forest Acres
- Hannah and Ron Rogers
- John Baynes and Susan Thorpe
- Family Medicine Centers of South Carolina
- Marcia and Allen Montgomery
- Elliott Davis LLC
- Smith Family Foundation
Friends of Rockwell Sponsors:
Governor and Mrs. James H. Hodges
We greatly appreciate ongoing support from:
- City of Columbia
- Richland County
- The South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
- South Carolina Arts Commission
- The Lucy Hampton
Bostick Residuary Trust