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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

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day to all you wonderful mothers and grandmothers out there! Do you have a special book that you remember your mother reading to you? That special book for me and my mother is Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney. 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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