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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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Picture Books We Love

Summer 2013 Employee Picks

Summer is the perfect season for reading! It?s also the perfect season for enjoying the outdoors, adventuring and the wonderful world of make believe. My personal favorite activity is the ?book-nic.? It?s as simple as it sounds: pack up a picnic lunch, a blanket and a book (or books!) and spend the afternoon outside, reading. Here in the shop, we?ve all picked out our current favorite summer read. From appreciating nature, to stretching our imaginations, to adventures grand and small, these books all speak the language of summer. READ MORE

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


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