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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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Every Day Art Program

The Art Studio at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is open to guests of all ages during regular Museum hours and supports the aims of the Museum by encouraging making, appreciating, and thinking about art. Activities and materials change regularly and are inspired by the Museum’s exhibitions. Program titles below link to full event descriptions.

The space and programming of The Carle Art Studio is supported by a generous annual sponsorship from Penguin Books For Young Readers.


My Idea Book

December 4 - January 21
Inspired by the exhibition Now and Then, create your own sketchbook to fill with stories, memories, and ideas.

Painted Portraits

January 22 - February 25
Inspired by the artwork of Maira Kalman, explore color mixing and paints in the Art Studio.

Art Studio Oceanographers

February 26 - March 31
Use oil pastels to create bright and beautiful creatures of the deep sea.



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