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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

Gross-Motor Bubble Wrap Stamping

We offered this exploration to activate our toddler and preschool guests' gross-motor skills. Through printmaking with big, homemade bubble wrap stamps and large sheets of drawing paper, this exploration had kids reaching, crawling, and walking, as well as sharing and turn-taking.

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Chalk Paint Play

We had a lot of fun teaching our annual Animals, Art and Imagination week-long program! This year?s theme was insects and small critters, inspired by the current exhibit of Eric Carle?s work in the exhibition, The Art of Eric Carle: Bees, Butterflies, and Other Bugs. The week was packed with a series of activities and projects about bugs and animals, some lasting a few minutes, others carrying over multiple days. On the first day we made our own chalk paint and designing a playground for insects on The Art Studio?s patio. READ MORE

Art Studio Science Fair

We recently had an afternoon of science-centered art activities in the Art Studio for our monthly Special Sunday program. Here is a report on the day by Beth and Camille, two of The Art Studio's interns who designed and hosted the Art Studio Science Fair!

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Printing with Stencils

Monotype is a form of printmaking which results in one-of-a-kind images. In this project, stencils are used to layer colors to create a monotype print. This technique is a great way to experiment with optical blending which is what happens when two or more colors are layered to create the appearance of new colors. READ MORE

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