Stockbridge: NRM to celebrate Girl Scouts’ 100th anniversary

Friday September 21, 2012

Norman Rockwell Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scouts with a special centennial celebration to be held at the Museum from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Discover Rockwell’s ties to the Girl Scouts with gallery tours of a special exhibition of related works, at 1 and 3 p.m. At 2 p.m., meet Girl Scouts founder Juliette Gordon Low as portrayed by actress Kate Carney.

Other activities include outdoor watercolor painting sessions throughout the day, and a demonstration of basic horse grooming with a live horse on Museum grounds, courtesy of Ken Whelihan of the Berkshire Equestrian Center.

Admission to the Girl Scout Festival is $5 per scout or scout leader in uniform, or with an active Girl Scouts membership card; or free with regular Museum admission.

For more information about the program and National Leadership Journey opportunities, contact the Museum at (413) 931-2221.


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