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


  • Thursday, Friday 10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Making Art Together

Trees are Nice: Picture Books to Celebrate Arbor Day

Tomorrow is Arbor Day and it's a special day to really stop and appreciate the wonderful and beautiful things that we take often take for granted...trees! Whether you plant a new tree in your neighborhood or at school, study a field guide of leaves, or go for walk in the woods, take a few moments to share a love of trees with a child. Here are a few favorite picture books that do just that: READ MORE

At The Carle: Library of the Early Mind Film Screening

I'm so excited about the chance to finally see the film, Library of the Early Mind, right here at The Carle! I first heard about this film about the impact of children's literature months ago and have been since hoping to catch a screening of it as it traveled from venue to venue all across the country. Finally the waiting has ended! READ MORE

Picture Book Puzzler: Nom de Plume

These famous authors all have something in common. They all use pseudonyms on their books! This could be done for many different reasons. Some authors want to keep books written in different genres separate while others might want to preserve their anonymity.


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