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


  • 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

Picture Book Puzzler: Quick like a...

It's finally spring! Here in the Northeast, the days are already feeling longer, the tulips and daffodils are starting to poke out from under the receding snow, and the weather is slowly but surely getting warmer. Returning song birds, eggs hatching, tree leaves budding, and baby bunnies are all signs to me that spring is has come again. After a good old fashioned New England winter packed with snowstorms and ice, it certainly feels welcome. So let's welcome in spring with a few of our favorite picture book characters...bunnies! READ MORE

Thursday Giveaway: Very Hungry Caterpillar Party Supplies!

Happy Birthday to the Very Hungry Caterpillar! Sunday, March 20th is Very Hungry Caterpillar Day and we feel like celebrating another great year with our favorite Eric Carle character! How better to celebrate 41 years of such a memorable and beloved book than throwing a party!

At The Carle: The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Birthday!

March 20th is The Very Hungry Caterpillar's birthday! We're celebrating all weekend at The Carle. In the Shop we're having a store-wide sale both Saturday, March 19th and Sunday, March 20th. All books and toys will be 15% off (30% if you're a member) so there's a reason to party right there! READ MORE


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