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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

At The Carle: Cocktails and Conversation

This past Friday night, we hosted a very special event with Eric Carle at our Museum. Eric gave a slideshow presentation complete and spoke to us about his life, his work and the touching impact of art in his life. The presentation was followed by a lovely reception in our Great Hall. READ MORE

We Heart Local Authors

We support local authors and local authors support us!

Here's local author and illustrator Ruth Sanderson signing copies of her books for our store on Friday: READ MORE

Poetry: The Other Baby Gift

Surrounded by picture storybooks and chewable board books, poetry anthologies can go overlooked. That's why I recommend poetry to gift-givers who hope to avoid giving a book the young family may already own. READ MORE


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