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

Hours

  • 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

Toddler Art Activity: Materials Play Roundup

It feels good to be back at The Carle! I've been scarce for a while because a very young person has come to live with my family and I took some time off to get to know her. In the past two months I've learned that life as a working mom of 2 kids under 2 years old is super-busy but full of learning. I'm grateful that I get to spend time, at home and at The Carle, learning about how toddlers explore materials and use them to make discoveries about the world... While I've been out for most of our last Friday morning Materials Play for Toddlers series in the Studio, I wanted to share what materials were explored in a few of the sessions. READ MORE

Winter Snow Painting

Hi! I'm Sarah Johnston and I work part-time in the Studio and conduct Student Outreach Programs for The Carle. Diana and Meghan invited me to contribute to the Studio's blog about once a month, so I'm excited to start sharing some of my ideas with you. I have a background in art education and taught elementary art for five years in Chicago before relocating to Western Massachusetts with my husband in 2011. I hope you enjoy my first post! READ MORE

Winter Light Table

Here is a sneak peek at one of the new things our January Intern, Reid, is making for the light table.

Gabby's Face Game

The past few weeks we've been saying our goodbyes to all of our fabulous student staff members as they finish their semesters and head home on winter break. Recently our fall semester intern, Gabby Rosenberg, completed her final project, The Face Game, an interactive display for Museum guests in the Art Studio.

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