Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas

Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas by Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell, Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas.
From the Permanent collection, and on view at Norman Rockwell Museum. © 1967, Norman Rockwell Family Agency

 

It’s a case of life imitating art during the Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas weekend, December 4th through the 6th, 2015. The 26th annual celebration of Norman Rockwell’s famous painting sees Stockbridge recreating that 1950’s, Berkshires village, holiday street scene to a ‘t’!

Stockbridge, MA is already a quaint and quintessentially New England town to begin with but, once they decorate it for the annual Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas weekend … well, with vintage cars parked and store windows decorated to match Rockwell’s iconic work, you will feel as if you’re stepping back in time, right into a living painting! (more…)

The 25th Annual Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas Weekend

25th Anniversary Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas WeekendLast post we told you about the Norman Rockwell Museum – this time around we’ll take a look at how Norman Rockwell’s famous painting, “Stockbridge Main Street At Christmas,” comes to life every December in the Berkshires!

As previously noted, Norman Rockwell not only spent his last years and left his collection in trust in Stockbridge, MA, he also used a lot of the town’s quintessential, New England ambiance in many of his works – most notably and obviously in the famous painting “Stockbridge Main Street at Christmas.” (more…)