On Septermber 8, 2018 the Norman Rockwell Museum To Host Four Freedoms Festival Day from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
There you will learn more indepth information about the history of the Rockwell & Roosevelt Four Fredoms dureing WWI, and enjoy great entertainment from our guess performers.
Learn Brief History
It's January 1941. War rages in Europe, and President Franklin Delano Roosevelt must convince Americans their country will have to enter the war against the Nazis.
So, in the midst of one of the most dire periods in history, he delivered a speech. Key to that speech, the "Four Freedoms" – goals he believed were worth fighting for.
Franklin Delando Roosevelt's Four Freedom Speech
Was a fail UNTIL...
Norman Rockwell took Roosevelt's words and translated them into iconic American images
Freedom of Speech
Freedom of Worship
Freedom of Want
Freedom of Fear
People have taken Norman’s paintings and reinterpretulated what the four freedoms mean to them in mordern time either by taking the original image and transforming the people in them or by recreating their own version of the Four Freedoms.See Artwork