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

Hours

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

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Making Art Together

Institute for Educators 2012 - Part 1

On July 14-16, The Carle, in collaboration with Smith College, hosted an institute for educators. Learning through the Arts and Literature: A Collaboration Celebrating Innovation and Inspiration in International Education featured presenters from Pistoia, Italy, the University of Florence, and local educators. READ MORE

Bookmaking Workshop

I wanted to share some photos from the bookmaking workshop I lead this past weekend for forty educators as part of the three day Educators Institute The Carle co-hosted with Smith College, Learning Through the Arts and Literature: A Collaboration Celebrating Innovation and Inspiration in International Education. The conference featuring colleagues from Pistoia, Italy and local educators; all of whom possess exceptional passion and expertise in the field of education for young children. READ MORE

Kids Illustration Class with Micha Archer

One of my favorite things about The Carle is its proximity to so many acclaimed picture book artists and writers. Micha Archer, one such artist, creates brilliantly colored collages for books, book covers, and magazines. She even designed stamps for the Massachusetts State Park system. In addition to being skilled at her craft, she's also a former elementary teacher. Needless to say, I'm thrilled that she's offering an illustration class for 10-13 yr. READ MORE

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