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


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

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Picture Books We Love

Meet Mo!

Meet Mo Willems!

Saturday, July 21, 2012 10:30 am - 11:30 am, Auditorium Free with Museum Admission Join us this Saturday for a premier screening of new Mo Willems films: Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion and Edwina, The Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct. Mo Willems will be here to answ READ MORE

"And he sailed off through night and day..." Rembering Maurice Sendak

I'm sure by now you have all heard of the sad news that children's book creator Maurice Sendak passed yesterday at the age of 83. Maurice Sendak changed the face of 20th century picture book, most notably with his Caldecott-winning Where the Wild Things Are, a book that is now a staple in every children's bookstore and cherished so deeply in so many homes around the world. We honor him here at The Carle every day in our logo and remember The Carle's inaugural exhibit of Maurice Sendak's artwork in our galleries. READ MORE




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