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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

Printing with Found Materials

To prepare for an upcoming printmaking workshop for teachers, I recently created a visual example of printing with found materials to hang in the Art Studio.

Possibilities in Print Workshop

Yesterday, fifteen educators and art enthusiasts joined me at The Museum for the professional development workshop Possibilities in Print. Some participants were familiar with various printmaking processes and others had little or no experience with the medium. After a slideshow presentation of the many ways we've incorporating printmaking into The Studio's classes and programs, we spent the afternoon rotating through the different printmaking stations experimenting with techniques and tools. READ MORE

Rainbow Window Shades - Easy Way to Display Art

Our Art Studio is blessed with an entire wall of windows on our South-facing side. That means, in the months of short days, the sun's glorious rays stream right in...to our eyes. That kind of direct light is great for feeling like a cat- relaxed and drowsy, but is sometimes tricky for working.

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On Limitations...

If you've ever visited The Art Studio at The Carle, you may have noticed that we have out only a select set of materials for you and/or your family to play around with. For instance, you may have come when we've offered collage paper and glue, but no scissors. Maybe you: a.) wondered if we misplaced our scissors or b.) thought we wanted to play a bad joke. The answer is c.) none of the above. We intentionally limit the variety of materials offered in our projects for many other reasons. READ MORE

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