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Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration Exhibit at Norman Rockwell Museum

The Norman Rockwell Museum presents Cultural Traditions: A Holiday Celebration. This limited run exhibit explores the commonality and distinctiveness of peoples and their traditions around the world through the art and stories in children’s picture books. Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and the Chinese New Year are celebrated in over 40 original works created by six award-winning children’s book illustrators, highlighting our shared hopes and dreams for our communities and families.

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Karla Gudeon.
Illustration for Hanukkah Haiku by Harriet Ziefert [Maplewood, NJ: Blue Apple Books, 2008.] Watercolor on paper
Courtesy of R. Michelson Galleries
©2008 by Karla Gudeon. All rights reserved.
DATE/TIME:
Now through January 20, 2019
Open Daily:
Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ADMISSION:
Members: FREE
Kids 18 and under FREE
Adults $20
Seniors (65+): $18
Veterans: $17
College students with ID: $10

LOCATION:
The Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Rd / Rte 183
Stockbridge , MA 01262

MORE:
NRM.org
facebook.com/NormanRockwellMuseum
instagram.com/norman_rockwell_museum
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Fun & Learning w/ Pete the Pirate at Museum of Firefighting in Hudson, Feb 17

This Saturday, the FASNY Museum of Firefighting presents an interactive show for kids that will entertain them, while teaching about fire safety. Pete the Plundering Pirate is the show’s host, and he will be available to pose for pictures with kids, and help them make their own pirate hats.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 10:30am

LOCATION:
FASNY Museum of Firefighting
117 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson

MORE:
fasnyfiremuseum.com
facebook.com/fasnyfiremuseum

 

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Muster Celebration at Museum of Firefighting in Hudson

This Saturday, the FASNY Museum of Firefighting is reviving the muster on the grounds of the Firemen’s Home in Hudson. This day of old-fashioned fun gets started with the first muster, which will coincide with the 125th Anniversary Celebration at the Firemen’s Home.

The FASNY Museum of Firefighting will also be part of the Hudson FD Inspection Day parade, and there’s an opportunity for muster participants and special selected FD’s to be part of the parade.

Additional events and activities for the day include Demonstrations of Pumping, Hose Racing and Gold Leafing, Games, Vendors, Food, and more.

DATE/TIME:
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Parade step off for antiques is 9:30am.
Muster grounds open at 10am and close at 4pm.

LOCATION:
FASNY Museum of Firefighting
117 Harry Howard Avenue, Hudson

Parade Route: Green Street, Park Place, Warren Street (from 7th Street to 5th Street), 5thStreet to State Street (from 5th Street to Short Street) from Short Street to Harry Howard Avenue, full parade ends at the ball fields at the FASNY Firemen’s Home

MORE:
fasnyfiremuseum.com

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Meet Rockwell’s Models in Person at Norman Rockwell Museum

screen-shot-2017-03-03-at-12-07-47-pmThe Norman Rockwell Museum hosts a series of recurring events. One of which, ‘Focus On Rockwell: Meet Rockwell’s Models’, will bring together some of the famous illustrator’s models. Find out what it was like to pose for America’s favorite illustrator from Rockwell’s own models, who share their personal experiences.

DATE/TIME
Friday, March 3, 2017
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

ADMISSION
Free for Museum members, or included with Museum admission:
Adults: $18.00
Seniors (65+): $17.00
Veterans: $16.00
College students with ID: $10.00
Children/teens 6 — 18: $6.00
Children 5 and under FREE

LOCATION:
The Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Glendale Rd / Rte 183
Stockbridge , MA 01262

For more info, visit NRM.org

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