Jan Brett: Stories Near and Far

JULY 23-DECEMBER 31, 2022

Organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA

The Three Snow Bears, Jan Brett


With over forty million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost and most widely read author/illustrators for children. This lively exhibition explores the breadth of Brett's art and the travel experiences that have inspired her many children's books and characters.

Favorite stories, from Gingerbread Friends, The Umbrella, and Honey...Honey to her most recent published book, The Nutcracker, are represented by more than 120 original artworks from 19 books, as well as reference materials and selections from the artist's collection of unique objects and artifacts.

Artworks from Cozy; Daisy Comes Home; Gingerbread Baby; Hedgie Blasts Off!; The Three Snow Bears; The Animals' Santa; The Mermaid; Cinders, A Chicken Cinderella; On Noah's Ark; The Turnip; and The Snowy Nap are among the full-color originals from the artist's book to be enjoyed.

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Hedgie Blasts Off!, Jan Brett