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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002
Hours
  • Tues. – Fri. 10am – 4pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm – 5pm

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The Butterfly by Eric Carle

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Making Art with Children

Art Olympics

Recently two of the Art Studio Summer Interns, Helen Austin and Leah Henry, designed and led a Special Sunday activity for our Museum guests inspired by the Olympics. Step aside Rio – The Art Olympics, with events including stamping, drawing, sculpting, and even flying, is going for the gold! READ MORE

Watercolor-Painted Collage Papers

If you’re a parent or educator, hearing the name Eric Carle probably brings many colorful pictures mind. His iconic tissue paper collages are loved by many. We’ve come up with a few alternative materials and processes so that children and adults can have a fun and successful experience creating their own visually-textured collage papers. READ MORE

Summer Stamps

Summer can mean so many colorful things: blue skies, green grass, purple wildflowers, turquoise water, green leaves and blueberries. We are celebrating the coolest colors of summer with this stamping activity!

Cardboard and Found Materials Flower Display

Like other installations and displays we?ve created in the Art Studio, this project was conceived when I found something in the recycling bin. This time my plunder included a stack of corrugated cardboard rounds. Once used between stacked bowls or plates as a protective layer, these screamed ?flowers? from the moment I spotted them.

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