Intro to Norman Rockwell

This asynchronous learning module is designed to familiarize people with some of the work of Norman Rockwell and is designed to be explored prior to the January 19, 2023 I.D.E.A. Inclusion, Diversity, Equity in the Arts workshop featuring Maggie Meiners and her exhibition "Revisiting Rockwell."
Registration for the 1/19/23 I.D.E.A. workshop is FREE

NOTE: Students are welcome to participate in elements of this asynchronous lesson
and attend the 1/19/23 I.D.E.A. workshop.

Norman Rockwell - Born February 3, 1894 – died November 8, 1978 was an American illustrator and painter who is well known for his works which offer a timely reflection of U.S. culture. Among other works, Rockwell produced a series of cover illustrations for The Saturday Evening Post and Look magazines, often depicting scenes from "everyday life." Among the best-known of Rockwell's works are the Four Freedoms series. read more at wikipedia

Graduate Credit

Teachers who are engaging with this asynchronous unit, who plan to participate in the web series course and pursue graduate credit through Lindenwood University will be expected to view the videos, review the content on the website listed and complete the form below.

Note: (as of Dec. 2022) The syllabus and course approval process is not yet complete but work is in progress to offer 3 hours of graduate credit (36 clock hours) for MAAE's professional learning workshop series scheduled throughout the 2023 calendar year. There will be a fee for these graduate credit hours. Details will be shared at a later date. If you have questions, contact


View this video

"Rockwell, Roosevelt the Four Freedoms"



Visit the websites and read and review the content

Weblink to the Norman Rockwell Museum
webpage on the Four Freedoms.

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Weblink to an article sharing information about the timeless controversy - and 3 little known facts about the iconic image "Freedom from Want."


View this video

"Liberty Girl"



View this video

"The Problem we All Live With"



View this video

"Murder in Mississippi" or "Southern Justice"



Additional (optional) resources about Norman Rockwell and Maggie Meiners you may wish to explore.


Complete the asynchronous learning module culmination form

For those seeking graduate credit, please complete this personal reflection form at the conclusion of your review of the videos and websites listed above.

Plan to join us for the January 2023
I.D.E.A. session

(Inclusion, Diversity, Equity in the Arts)

Meet featured visual artist
Maggie Meiners
and her series
Revisiting Rockwell."

January 19, 2023 @ 4:30pm