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


  • 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

Scenes From a Summer Institute

If you're on The Carle's educators' email list than you have probably already learned that we are once again co-hosting, with Smith College, an educator's institute this July 14-16. Rather than repeat the info here, I'm hoping to entice you to participate in the learning yet to take place by sharing images from our last institute Landscapes of Literacy (2010). READ MORE

Thinking with Found Materials Workshop

Diana's post about the found materials caterpillars reminded me that I didn't yet share pictures from Thinking with Found Materials, a workshop for educators I lead in February. In the workshop we discussed ways ways to collect, store, and offer found materials to encourage creative expression and support learning in the preschool through early elementary classroom and at home. READ MORE

Printing with Found Materials

To prepare for an upcoming printmaking workshop for teachers, I recently created a visual example of printing with found materials to hang in the Art Studio.

Possibilities in Print Workshop

Yesterday, fifteen educators and art enthusiasts joined me at The Museum for the professional development workshop Possibilities in Print. Some participants were familiar with various printmaking processes and others had little or no experience with the medium. After a slideshow presentation of the many ways we've incorporating printmaking into The Studio's classes and programs, we spent the afternoon rotating through the different printmaking stations experimenting with techniques and tools. READ MORE


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