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

Hours

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

Closed Monday and Tuesday

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Making Art Together

Family Thank You Books

The holiday season is fast approaching and it's the perfect opportunity to share with friends and family the happy memories of the past twelve months and wishes and goals for the new year ahead. It's also a time to give thanks for love and support from friends and family, or acknowledge all the good happening in your life.

Animal Mobiles

We are always thinking of ways to make collage fun for kids and adults. A few weeks ago for our Family Collage Workshop one of the collages we made was a hanging animal mobile. Follow these steps to make your own!

Before cutting your collage, either make your own papers or purchase and collect a variety of fun paper for your animal.

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Family Collage Workshop

Last weekend a few creative families joined us for two hours of collaging together!

We did a few collage exercises to get our imaginations warmed up.

We worked with lots of colorful paper we layered,

glued,

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Mirror Image Printing

Last Sunday, two of our Art Studio Assistants, Emily Biffis and Sara Ottomano, designed and led a project inspired by autumn and everyday materials. Here is their report from the day.

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Collaging Paper Cats

Purple cat, purple cat, what do you see? Well, if purple cat visited The Art Studio this month she would see lots of colorful paper kitty friends perching, playing and purring in our Kitty Cafe!

For this project, everyone starts with a large organic shape for the cat's body, then cut their own shapes out for the head, legs, tail and other details.

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