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The Eric Carle Museum
of Picture Book Art
  • 125 West Bay Road
  • Amherst, MA 01002


  • Tuesday- Friday10 am - 4 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 5 pm

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The Carle's Annual Educator's Night with Carson Ellis

October 22, 2019
3:30pm - 7:00pm
Free - Reservations are required and begin September 24.

This program is full. Join our waitlist.

(2 PDPs) The Carle is pleased to announce its Annual Educators’ Night, featuring a keynote presentation and book signing with Carson Ellis, award-winning illustrator and author of children's picture books, including Du Iz Tak?

In conjunction with Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary, participants will also hear from illustrator Joe Mathieu, who began illustrating Sesame Street books in 1972.

This event is free and open to all educators as space permits. Reservations are required and begin September 24. Free materials for classrooms will be available and light refreshments will be served. 

Schedule of Events

3:30 – 4:30 pm
Educators browse the Museum, collect free materials for the classroom, and enjoy light refreshments

4:30 – 4:45 pm
Welcoming Remarks with Courtney Waring, Director of Education

4:45 – 5:15 pm
Presentation by illustrator Joe Mathieu – 50th anniversary of Sesame Street

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Guest Speaker Carson Ellis

6:30 – 7:00 pm
Book signing with Carson Ellis and Joe Mathieu
Books available at The Carle Bookshop.

Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at


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