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

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Making Art

How to Melt Crayons

The up side of my being *slightly* hoard-ish is that great stuff is on hand when need and inspiration come crashing together. That means many partially used/broken things collect in bags, baskets and boxes, at home and in the Studio awaiting their chance to be transformed into treasure. Broken crayon pieces are one such item.

Making Art and Dance Together

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of documenting Making Art and Dance Together, a class for 3-6 year olds and their adult companions in the galleries and Art Studio. Lead by dancer and choreographer Laura Pravitz, the class explored "The Story of the Empty Page and the Color Wheel" through creative movement, dance and paint. READ MORE

Young At Art

One of the many books that has helped shape my approach to making art with children is Young at Art by Susan Stiker. READ MORE

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Classroom Art Contest Winners

In honor of The Very Hungry Caterpillar day on March 20, 2011, Penguin Young Readers Group and Canson invited classes to celebrate spring by reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar and creating posters inspired by it. Though many great works were submitted, The Art Studio has the pleasure of exhibiting 8 winning entries through July. READ MORE

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