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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

Making a Stamp

Making stamps for decorating stationary or gifts is fun and easy. The current project Prints, Patterns and Papers is keeping guests busy cranking out unique designs now until July 21st.

Materials:

A block for your stamp (We cut down sheets of insulation foam from the hardware store but you could also use sanded scrap wood, corrugated plastic sheets, styrafoam, laundry detergent cap, etc.)

sticky-back foam pieces 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

Animal Mobiles

We are always thinking of ways to make collage fun for kids and adults. A few weeks ago for our Family Collage Workshop one of the collages we made was a hanging animal mobile. Follow these steps to make your own!

Before cutting your collage, either make your own papers or purchase and collect a variety of fun paper for your animal.

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