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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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Making Art Together

Slowing Down

This one year old and her mother from New York spent a while in a sun-bathed corner of the Studio yesterday afternoon. In no hurry, they permitted me to enter their moment with my camera.

Today, as I reviewed the images, these words from Loris Malaguzzi came to mind. READ MORE

From a Toddler's Point of View

The other week after observing a tentative toddler at the light table in the Studio I wondered if I had ever really looked at this room from the perspective of a toddler- 25 inches off the ground.

Fun Facts

We're busy making Tissue Paper Collages in the Art Studio again! This is probably the most popular project we do all year. Below are a couple fun facts about the materials we use during a typical Summer Public Art Project.

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


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