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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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Manchester High School Visit

Most of the schools I visit for The Carle's art-centered off-site programming are at the elementary level, but occasionally we receive requests to visit middle schools and high schools, too. Earlier this month I taught an Eric Carle inspired workshop with art educator Andrea Ruzzo's illustration class at Manchester High School in Manchester, Connecticut.

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Glue, Stamps, Salt, and Sand Exploration

When I?m designing explorations for our Materials Play for Toddlers and Preschoolers series I try to include a variety of textures across the series to help build our young guests? sensory awareness and vocabulary.

I also try to use everyday objects or materials we already have on hand. This is not only so that parents and caregivers can easily replicate the experience at home, but because why not? Working with what we have forces us to stretch our creative and problem-solving muscles and is easier on the budget. READ MORE

Comic Quests

Recently the Art Studio's Fall Intern, Rochelle Malter, a sophomore at Mount Holyoke College, designed a Special Sunday art activity for Museum guests. Below is her report on her experience.

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