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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

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Making Art Together

Printing with Toy Trucks

Here's a peek at one of techniques we use in the Art Studio to make visually textured marks on papers that we use for Eric Carle-inspired collages.

To start, put a little water-based paint (such as tempera) on a tray or plastic plate, roll a toy truck through it, then "drive" it on paper of your choice. For making collage papers, we like using tracing paper, Folia Transparent Paper, lightweight drawing paper or construction paper. READ MORE

Snowtober

It's been an eventful few days here in the Pioneer Valley since our Snowtober storm over the weekend. Stop by The Carle if you need a cozy place to spend a snowy fall day! READ MORE

Amelia Gambetti and Lella Gandini

Remember when I shared the news that Amelia Gambetti and Lella Gandini* were going to be presenting at The Carle on October 21st? Well, crazily enough, that time has come and gone, but the videos from Reggio Emilia they shared and the discussion they provoked will stick with me and the evening's attending educators, administrators, and parents for some time to come. READ MORE

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