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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

Rolled Paper Relief with Susan Schwake

Last month, Artist and Author Susan Schwake returned to The Carle’s Art Studio to share a project from her latest book, 3-D Art Lab for Kids. Guests of all ages had fun turning beautifully patterned papers into Rolled Paper Relief sculptures. READ MORE

A Place To Call Home

Victorian mansions, country houses, modern uptown lofts, towering apartment buildings, and pet palaces are just a few of the creative directions The Carle's guests have taken the new Every Day Art Project, A Place to Call Home. This eclectic mix of colorful paper dwellings are all on display here on the walls of The Art Studio, and I wanted to share it with you!

We're challenging guests to turn an ordinary set of paper shapes: one rectangle, one triangle and one square... READ MORE

Weaving Fabric with a Handmade Loom

Have you ever wanted to weave your own fabric into a unique cloth but didn't quite know where to start? Or maybe you've see a teeshirt area rug and wondered how to make your own?

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Join The "What's Your Favorite Animal" Project!

In What’s Your Favorite Animal? a new book by Eric Carle & Friends, 14 amazing children’s book artists share their favorite animals. We’d love for you to do the same! If your kids are school break this coming week like they are here in Amherst, MA, this may be the perfect time to create some animal art and submit it to The “What’s Your Favorite Animal?” Project. READ MORE

Spring Fling Window Garland

Surprise! It's finallly spring and The Art Studio has a new window display to express our end-of-winter-excitement!

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