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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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Picture Books We Love

A Seriously Silly Weekend with Mo Willems

We're so excited for the opening of our newest exhibition, Seriously Silly: A Decade of Art and Whimsy by Mo Willems. We're celebrating all weekend and we hope you can stop by to join us. Friday, June 21st 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm READ MORE

44 Years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

I remember Eric Carle once telling me that one copy of The Very Hungry Caterpillar sells every minute around the world. It's so special to think that a picture book can reach so many children, be gifted to so many new babies, and be held by the little hands of so many new and eager readers and listeners every day. Since its first appearance in 1969, this big-eyed and ravenous caterpillar has become a beloved icon, recognizable around the world. READ MORE


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