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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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Traveling Exhibitions

The Carle organizes numerous picture book art exhibitions that travel to museums around the world. If one comes to your area, we hope you will visit it. If you are interested in borrowing an exhibition, please see Book an Exhibition.

The Carle on the Road
Since its inception in 2002, The Carle has traveled dozens of picture book exhibitions to museums nationally and abroad. Some exhibiting institutions include the Contemporary Jewish Museum (California); the Figge Art Museum (Iowa); the High Museum of Art (Georgia); the Katonah Museum of Art (New York); the Montclair Art Museum (New Jersey); the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature (Texas); the New-York Historical Society (New York); the Society of Illustrators (New York); and the Tacoma Art Museum (Washington).

100 Years of Iconic Images from The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and The Pigeon Goes to Seoul: A Children's Exhibition Celebrating Mo Willems (prints exhibition)Seongnam Arts Center, Seoul, South KoreaFebruary 2014 through June 2016

“Seriously Silly! The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems”
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
May 23, 2015 – January 10, 2016

“Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit”
June 13 – September 20, 2015
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

“Illustrators of Picture Books in the World, Part IV”
Museum EKi Kyoto, Japan
August 19 – September 7, 2015
Organized by The Yomiuri Shimbun, Tokyo and featuring works by Ludwig Bemelmans and John Bemelmans Marciano (on loan from the “Madeline at 75” exhibition), as well as works from our permanent collection by Arnold Lobel and Chris Van Allsburg.

“The Art of Eric Carle: Feathers, Fins, and Fur”
August 24 – October 3, 2015
Marxhausen Gallery of Art
Concordia University, Seward, NE

“Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile and Friends: The Art of Bernard Waber”
August 27 – November 1, 2015
National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA

“Eric Carle: Animals and Friends”
September (12)13, 2015 – January 3, 2016
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ



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