Classrooms may have changed from pencils to PowerPoint, but the Saturday Evening Post has always been there to witness sending our kids back to school.
The 1950s and '60s were a time of conformity, right? Well, leave it to Post cover artists to find the odd ones.
From luminaries like Stan the Man and Yogi Berra, to kids playing sandlot ball, The Saturday Evening Post knew no equal when it came to great baseball covers.
The Saturday Evening Post loves dogs, and so do our cover artists!
Crackling fires, crunchy leaves, and crisp, cool days: what's not to love about fall?
Kick off the NFL season with classic Post covers spanning six decades of football, from childhood to college and the pros.
Flags, fireworks, and fun all mark one of our favorite holidays, the Fourth of July. These covers express the very essence of Independence Day.
We offer a tribute to all of the hard-working moms and all that they do for us. Make sure to give her something nice (a subscription to The Saturday Evening Post, perhaps?) but most importantly, tell her that you love her. Subscribe to the magazine for more art, inspiring stories, fiction, humor, and features from our archives.
It's as true today as it was in 1934. Nothing is better on a warm spring day than riding through the neighborhood on your bicycle.
Decades of Saturday Evening Post covers show that we have always sought self-improvement.
These classic Saturday Evening Post covers show what happens when you mix kids and doctors. Results may vary!
Throughout the 1940s, artist Mead Schaeffer painted dozens of covers for The Saturday Evening Post, many featuring men hard a work in factories and fields. Here are a few of our favorites. If you’d like to see all of The Saturday Evening Post covers and read the pages of these and other issues from our archive, become a member.
What's more calming, wholesome, and reassuring than pictures of puppies?
The weather may be dreary, but these rainy day Post covers will make you feel cheery!
Many of the covers of The Saturday Evening Post were painted by Norman Rockwell—322 in all—but not all of our covers were Rockwells! Can you tell which of these covers are Norman Rockwell originals and which aren’t? We’ve removed the artists’ signatures to make it more challenging.
It's clear from even the briefest survey of his work that Norman Rockwell loved dogs; canine companions played supporting roles in dozens of his covers. But in the illustrations that follow, dogs take the lead — including Norman's own dog, the collie, named Raleigh Rockwell. This collection appears in our May/June 2019 issue. Subscribe to the magazine for more art, inspiring stories, fiction, humor, and features from our archives.
From the lighthouses of Maine to the majestic Cascades of Oregon, The Saturday Evening Post has represented every state on its cover. Here are 50 of our favorites.
Over the decades, The Saturday Evening Post has featured dozens of classic images of Santa Claus on their December covers. Here are a few of our favorites.
Trapeze artists, clowns, elephants... the exotic magic of the circus has long been a part of the American tradition. These colorful illustrations capture the spirit of the Big Top.
From 1900-1907, The Saturday Evening Post would feature an issue dedicated to college-bound men — The College Man's Number. The issues featured articles on furnishing a college room, the diary of a Harvard freshman, classic college pranks, and the greatest college town. (Sorry Cambridge. In 1902, it was New York.) If you'd like to see all of The Saturday Evening Post covers and read the pages of these and other issues from our archive, become a member.
It seems elections bring out the worst and best America has to offer. These classic Post covers capture the hope, hostility — and humor — when it's time to go to the polls.
Whether you're a die-hard train buff, a transportation geek, or merely a weary commuter, trains have long played a major role in American life. These covers — from as early as 1901 — reflect our love affair with locomotives.
You're all ready to enjoy a few moments of peace and quiet, when you're suddenly set upon by visitors. What's the worst that could happen? Artist George Hughes thought of a few scenarios...
Whether it’s work, weltschmerz, or worm farming woes, we all experience insomnia about something at some point in our lives. Here are some of our favorite covers of the things that keep us up at night.
The Saturday Evening Post has featured covers from three generations of Wyeths: N.C., Andrew, and Jamie.