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

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Making Art Together

New Public Art Project - Tissue Paper Collage

This past Friday and Saturday our Museum's co-founder, Eric Carle, visited for some very special events. To celebrate, The Studio has broken out the tissue paper, scissors, brushes and liquid starch for our new Public Art Project which runs through August 10th. READ MORE

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


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