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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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The Carle Honors 2013 Auction

The Carle is gearing up again for its annual benefit gala, The Carle Honors, held each September which celebrates and honors the amazing people in the children's book industry, often the unsung heroes who help connect the world with quality literature and art for children. This year's event will be held on September 26th at Guastavino's in New York City. Details and ticket information can be found here. We are excited to announce this year's honorees, given each year in four categories: READ MORE

Cozy & Warm: A Quilt Picture Book Round-Up

Still feeling stuck in this cold chill of winter, I'm spending a lot of time lately with my quilt. I drag it from the bed to the couch and back again, spending hours reading, knitting, and okay, maybe watching TV too, underneath its cozy enclosure. But quilts are so much more than something to keep you warm. A quilt is filled with comfort, handmade pride and memories. Just by looking at its pieces, each quilt can tell you its own story. Some of my very favorite picture books know how to tell the story of a quilt just right. Here are a few that you should cozy on up with. READ MORE

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