Every Picture Tells a Story

Location: Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church

November 4, 2024 - November 4, 2024
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  • November 4, 2024 - November 4, 2024
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Norman Rockwell didn’t just paint pictures; each of his paintings told a story. This program shares a behind-the-scenes look at how Rockwell created his one-image stories in some of his best-loved covers for The Saturday Evening Post.

This program describes Rockwell’s early career, his first surprising encounter with the editors of The Saturday Evening Post, and the techniques he used in his long and successful career as an illustrator and artist. Slide images of his sketches, models, paintings-in-process, and finished work provide insight into the step-by-step process Rockwell used in becoming “America’s painter” – and storyteller on canvas.

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church, 100 Mt. Pisgah Drive, Cropwell, AL 35054
Contact: Barbara Turner / 205.492.7234