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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

Monotype Printmaking with Kids

I wanted to share this monotype printmaking project we teach during Animals, Art and Imagination, a mixed-age summer class we host here at The Carle every summer.

How to Make Paper

Recently the Studio hosted our annual full-day summer class for children, Animals, Art & Imagination.

Colorful Pens Inspire Children's Stories

One of the things I do here at The Carle is lead studio activities for guided tours. The groups that come are primarily K-2nd grade classes, but we welcome preschool through seniors citizen groups too. One spring's guided-group project, inspired by the motivation behind Eric Carle's creation of Slowly, Slowly, Slowly Said the Sloth, was to make a story about something important to you. READ MORE

Want to present at The Carle?

Every year, The Carle hosts an Educators' Night featuring a distinguished speaker, light refreshments and plenty of picture book-related freebies. In the past we've had many great presenters, including Tomie DePaola and Denise Flemming to name just two. This year, in celebration of The Carle's upcoming 10th Anniversary, esteemed educator Howard Gardner will be presenting a keynote address: The Place of Beauty in a Postmodern Digital Age. READ MORE

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