Thursday, July 28, 11:30 a.m.

Maurice “Pops” Peterson, artist, writer, activist

Presentation only: $5 Munson-Williams members; $8 general public

Tickets: 315-797-0055 or

LUNCH: Call the Terrace Café by O’Connor’s at 315-797-0000, ext. 2212 to make a reservation under “Learn and Lunch” by 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 27. See for menu and pricing.

Make a day of it and attend a special guided tour of Norman Rockwell at 2 pm, free with exhibition admission.

Stockbridge artist Pops Peterson has received acclaim for his Reinventing Rockwell photo series, inspired by Norman Rockwell's illustrations ofThe Four Freedoms and others. Celebrating America’s rich diversity, Peterson’s images envision his desire for a more inclusive and just world. The artist will discuss his artistic journey and ongoing civil rights activism.Reinventing Rockwell is featured on the website of the Norman Rockwell Museum, where Peterson has exhibited and lectured.

Image caption: Freedom of Worship, 1943, Norman Rockwell, (American, 1894–1978), lithograph on paper, 59 x 43 in., Norman Rockwell Museum Collection. ©SEPS by Curtis Licensing, Indianapolis, IN. All rights reserved.

Image caption: Freedom of Faith (All Faiths Equal One Faith), 2016, Pops Peterson, digital print on paper, collection of the artist


Support is provided by Market NY through I LOVE NY/ New York State’s Division of Tourism as a part of the Regional Economic Development Council awards.

We thank our exhibition sponsors

Family of F.X. Matt II
Christian and Cheryl Heilmann
Elizabeth R. Lemieux Ph.D.
P.J. Green, Inc.
Dr. W. Anthony and Carol B. Mandour
The Hon. Joan E. Shkane (ret.)

Public programs for Norman Rockwell have been generously sponsored by Elizabeth R. Lemieux, Ph.D.

Norman Rockwellhas been organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts.

Media sponsorship has been provided by Curtis Licensing, a division of The Saturday Evening Post.

Learn and Lunch: Reinventing Rockwell
Museum of Art
Thursday, July 28, 2022 11:30 am
Price: $8.00 / Member Price: $5.00
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