What do Tom and Jerry, Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, and Jonny Quest all have in common? They’re all at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge! Come see Hanna-Barbera: The Architects Of Saturday Morning, November 12th through May 29th, 2017!
If you have spent any time watching cartoons on your television since 1957, you’re undoubtedly familiar with the work of William Hanna and Joseph Barbera. From “The Ruff and Reddy Show” (1957) to “The Powerpuff Girls” (1998), the list of properties they’re responsible for bringing to life is astounding.
Given this rich history, it is surprising to learn that the current exhibition at the Norman Rockwell Museum is the first ever to focus on this award-winning animation team.
Hanna-Barbera: The Architects Of Saturday Morning focuses mainly on the animation studio’s golden years: classic shows like those already mentioned and Huckleberry Hound, Quick Draw McGraw, The Jetsons, Magilla Gorilla, Top Cat, and The Herculoids.
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