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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

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

Toddler Art Activity: Flour Paint Experiment

Materials Play is a space and time for toddlers and their parent or caregiver to have fun in the Art Studio with materials and explorations selected especially for them. Sometimes messy, always open-ended and experimental, the 4-week series occur about once a season. I kicked off the latest Materials Play series with an exploration that was as much science experiment as it was art-making. READ MORE

DIY Snowy Day Stencils

Here in New England, this past weekend?s snow storm was Mother Nature?s way of telling us that spring is still a good ways away (The enormous piles of snow out the window are hard to ignore!). But not all hope is lost! Snow can be fun; you can sled down it, ski on it, snowshoe through it, and why not also use it as a blank canvas for your family?s colorful designs. READ MORE

Family Snowflake Workshop

Originally posted on Thursday, November 21st, 2013 by Diana MacKenzie

Last Sunday morning we had a blast making snowflake-themed projects in The Family Snowflake Workshop!

Everyone got really creative with wood and glue? READ MORE

Painting with Clay

Painting with clay is a surprisingly fun and easy way to explore mark-making in a new way.

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