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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

At The Carle: Eric Carle Book Signing

It's the day all Eric Carle fans wait for! Every summer, Eric Carle returns to The Carle Museum to do a book signing. It's always a fantastic day, with fans coming in from all over the country. Families on summer vacation, dedicated school teachers making a pilgrimage, and our loyal members all come together to meet the amazing man behind their favorite picture books. READ MORE

At The Carle: Barry Moser

Join us this Sunday, July 10th for the next in our series of BookTalk interviews with Barry Moser. Barry is the creator of hundreds of books for both children and adults and is well known for his exceptional woodcuts and engravings, as well as his watercolor illustrations. READ MORE

Happy Birthday Eric Carle!

June 25th is Eric Carle's birthday! We were so lucky to be able to see Eric recently here at The Carle for the Tomi Ungerer exhibition opening. READ MORE

At The Carle: Tomi Ungerer Recap

What an amazing weekend! We're still all glowing from the excitement of having Tomi Ungerer visit us for the opening of his exhibition this weekend. Tomi Ungerer: Chronicler of the Absurd will be open in our East Gallery until October 9th. We celebrated Tomi's visit with a Member's reception on Saturday night, which included a delightful Q & A in our auditorium with Tomi Ungerer and the guest curator for the exhibit, Michael Patrick Hearn. READ MORE




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