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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

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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Mirror Image Printing

Last Sunday, two of our Art Studio Assistants, Emily Biffis and Sara Ottomano, designed and led a project inspired by autumn and everyday materials. Here is their report from the day.

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Water Bottle Prints

Here's a way to reuse the empty plastic beverage bottles we all accumulate, especially in these warm weather months. Turn those ordinary vessels into rollable printing tools and create your own beautiful patterned papers.

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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

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

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