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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

Picture Book Puzzler: Banned Book Week

It's Banned Books Week, a week observed at the end of every September since 1982 to celebrate free access to information, while drawing attention to the harms of censorship. All across the country libraries and bookstores have scheduled events to highlight banned and challenged books and to celebrate our democratic right and freedom to read. READ MORE

Picture Book Puzzler: Pirates!

Ahoy, mateys! It's International Talk Like a Pirate Day (really, I didn't make it up...) and there certainly is no lack of picture books about pirates! I've put together a few favorites for you today. So put your guesses in the comments below...or walk the plank. I've made it multiple choice this week to make it a wee bit easier. Arrr! READ MORE


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