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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

Ribbon Window Shade

We often get questions from curious Museum guests about the window screens we have created, hanging in The Studio's windows.

The Ribbon Window Shade uses some of the same materials as our Plastic Cap Window Screen and is a good way to explore the art of weaving.

Plastic Cap Window Screen

We love The Studio's large, southern-facing wall of windows and often use them as a creative display space for visitor art work or interesting materials. This winter, Diana and I have been brainstorming ways to reuse old marker caps and at the same time have been wanting to introduce a few new hanging displays. Here's how I created our new plastic cap window screen that's hanging in The Studio's entryway. READ MORE

Printmaking at Fort River

Diana, Meghan and I all had the privilege of teaching a series of art classes through our contract with Amherst Public Elementary schools.

Winter Snow Painting

Hi! I'm Sarah Johnston and I work part-time in the Studio and conduct Student Outreach Programs for The Carle. Diana and Meghan invited me to contribute to the Studio's blog about once a month, so I'm excited to start sharing some of my ideas with you. I have a background in art education and taught elementary art for five years in Chicago before relocating to Western Massachusetts with my husband in 2011. I hope you enjoy my first post! READ MORE

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