The Norman Rockwell Museum opens an exhibition of Hanna-Barbera animation art on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 5:30 PM with commentary by Jesse Kowalski, Exhibition Curator, and special guest Tony Benedict, Hanna-Barbera Writer.
Remember Saturday morning cartoons with cereal on a TV tray? From the late 50s through the 80s, animation powerhouse Hanna-Barbera created most of America’s favorites.
Before the rise of basic cable, Saturday mornings for many children in America were spent watching cartoons on one of three available television channels. From 1958 through the 1980s, a majority of those cartoons bore the Hanna-Barbera imprint. Creating hit shows such as The Flintstones, Jonny Quest, Scooby-Doo, Super Friends, and many others, Hanna-Barbera was an animation powerhouse. Join us for the opening of this special exhibition, explores the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations.
Explore the creation of beloved characters and television programming that spans generations. More than two hundred works are featured, including original animation art, sketches, model sheets, archival materials, toys, products, and interactive activities. Read more…
Special Exhibition Preview Talk at 4 p.m. with Jerry Beck, animation historian and author of The Hanna-Barbera Treasury
Norman Rockwell Museum
9 Route 183, Stockbridge, MA 01262