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October 11, 2019|3:00 pm

Meet a Rockwell Model

Norman Rockwell Museum

9 Massachusetts 183, Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Image courtesy Norman Rockwell Museum

Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who will share their personal experiences.

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