Search form

The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002

Hours

  • Tuesday- Friday10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

Accessibility Information

Visit the carle

News

Making Art Together

Tissue Paper and Liquid Starch Collage

There are few explorations we do in the studio more loved than Tissue Paper and Liquid Starch Collage. Eric Carle uses collage to create the illustrations for his books by cutting shapes out of tissue papers he painted with acrylic paint and then gluing them to thick white board. We offer this project from time-to-time in the Art Studio as a way for guests to connect with Eric Carle's work. What we see time and time again, however, is that after even just a little time experimenting with colorful tissue papers and glue, guests of all ages become connected with their own inner-artist. READ MORE

Rolled Paper Relief with Susan Schwake

Last month, Artist and Author Susan Schwake returned to The Carle’s Art Studio to share a project from her latest book, 3-D Art Lab for Kids. Guests of all ages had fun turning beautifully patterned papers into Rolled Paper Relief sculptures. READ MORE

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

Art Studio Summer 2014 Internship Application Deadline Extended!

Hello art, education, and museum studies students and recent grads! Are you looking for a magical and rewarding summer experience? If so, please take a look at our Art Studio Summer Internship! The application deadline has been extended to Monday, April 7, 2014. A description of the internship and details about the application process can be found on The Carle's Internship Program page. READ MORE

Toddler Art Activity: Contact Paper & Sparkly Things

Materials Play is a space and time for toddlers and their parent or caregiver to have fun in the Art Studio with materials and explorations selected especially for them. Sometimes messy, always open-ended and experimental, the 4-week series occur about once a season. On one of my recent Materials Play sessions I offered pieces of contact paper and a variety of sparkly things to stick to it. READ MORE

Pages

Back
To Top