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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

In My Travels: Handmade Postcards

It's kind of a crazy idea that small square stamps in the corner of postcards or envelopes is the only ticket needed for your pictures and words to travel distances near or far. Mail is so much fun that we decided to devote the current Every Day Art Project, In My Travels: Handmade Postcards to all things mailable.

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Eric Carle Inspired Collages

I wanted to share with you the collagy characters that are appearing in The Studio recently. The current project is Carle-Inspired Collages and we are using tissue paper and drawing tools, materials inspired by Eric Carle's picture book illustration process. We offer this project every year and it continues to be a favorite with guests who visit us from around the world during these warmer summer months.

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A Place To Call Home

Victorian mansions, country houses, modern uptown lofts, towering apartment buildings, and pet palaces are just a few of the creative directions The Carle's guests have taken the new Every Day Art Project, A Place to Call Home. This eclectic mix of colorful paper dwellings are all on display here on the walls of The Art Studio, and I wanted to share it with you!

We're challenging guests to turn an ordinary set of paper shapes: one rectangle, one triangle and one square... READ MORE

February School Vacation Week 2014 Creations

The Carle's guests are making some pretty fantastic paper sculptures this week (including this skater's ice rink) during our Every Day Art Project, Bend, Fold Curl!

Twists and turns...

Snowflakes galore...

Towering hats...

Playgrounds... READ MORE

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