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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

Watercolor with Words

Margaret, one of our summer interns, hosted a special Studio activity a couple weeks ago. Here is her report of the day... READ MORE

Special Guest Illustrator Pamela Zagarenski

Last Sunday The Carle had a visit from Pamela Zagarenski , the brilliant illustrator of Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors, This is Just to Say, and many others. Her most recent book, Sleep Like a Tiger, is perhaps her best so far!


Doodle Flip Books

A doodle flip book is a small book with images on each page that change slightly, so when you quickly flip through the pages of the book it gives the illusion of movement or animation.


Photos from Seriously Silly Weekend

Whimsical wire sculptures, imaginative cardboard buses, silly storytimes, even visits from the real Elephant and Piggie. This weekend, The Carle welcomed families to celebrate Mo Willems, (author and illustrator of popular Don?t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus and The Knuffle Bunny). Many flocked to The Museum to meet the artist and get their books signed, and stayed to enjoy the activities in the Studio, outside, and in the galleries. READ MORE


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