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“Enduring Ideals: Rockwell, Roosevelt & the Four Freedoms”

February 13, 2019 - April 29, 2019


In 1941, FDR made a speech to Congress laying out four basic American freedoms: freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. Norman Rockwell then used that idea as the basis for four paintings that depicted his Vermont neighbors tucking their children into bed, eating Thanksgiving dinner, and so forth. A powerful depiction of our core values? Or a cornball fantasy that underplays the tough reality many face? Judge for yourself at this exhibit of the quartet along with 36 other artists’ interpretations of the freedoms.


February 13, 2019
April 29, 2019
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