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

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Making Art

Bookmaking with Second Graders

Last week I spent two days at Fausey Elementary School in West Springfield, MA teaching the the four second grade classes how to make two different styles of books. Based on the feedback from the children, their favorite part of the 75-minute class was learning how to turn a simple accordion book into a pop-up, complete with secret doors and tabs. READ MORE

Savannah on My Mind

Sorry you haven't heard from me in a while! Last week I returned from a long overdue trip to Savannah, Georgia to visit friends. Early May happened to be a great time to visit the city; the trees and flowers were in full bloom (and spanish moss in full hang), It was warm and sunny but not too hot, and there were tons of activities for us to partake in throughout the weekend including a 5K benefit race, historic trolley tour and farmers market (hello Georgia peaches and blueberries!). READ MORE

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