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Jan Brett’s Winter Wonders

December 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until December 31, 2021

A girl in a red coat gives a snowman with a tall peaked snow hat a round nose in acclaimed illustrator Jan Brett's Snowpeople. Press image courtesy of the Norman Rockwell Museum.
Image by Jan Brett

The Norman Rockwell Museum offers an indoor adventure with the beloved stories and animals in Jan Brett’s books, on view in their winter show, Jan Brett: Stories Near and Far. You can explore the art in a Winter Wonderland Scavenger Hunt and hear readings from Jan Brett’s books throughout the week, with and take-home activities.

The Norman Rockwell Museum’s winter show, Jan Brett: Stories Near and Far, honors one of the nation’s most widely read author/illustrators for children, with more than 40 million books in print. The show explores the breadth of her art and the travel experiences that have inspired her many children’s books and characters, from November 13 to March 6.

The show gathers works from many of her well-known stories, from Gingerbread Friends to The Umbrella and Honey … Honey, and up to her most recent book, Cozy, in more than 80 original paintings, with selections from her collection of objects and artifacts.

It includes full-color originals from from Daisy Comes Home, Gingerbread Baby, Hedgie Blasts Off, The Three Snow Bears, The Animals’ Santa, The Mermaid, Cinders, A Chicken Cinderella, On Noah’s Ark, The Turnip and The Snowy Nap and more, a video interview with Brett, an exhibition audio tour in her voice, and recorded book readings.

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Date:
December 27, 2021
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Event Location

Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Road
Stockbridge, MA
413-298-4100

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