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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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Free Fun Friday at The Carle!

July 19, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
FREE Admission

Come celebrate picture books with art activities, films, and special storytimes with authors/illustrators Micha Archer and David Bucs!
Sponsored by the Highland Street Foundation.


10:15 am                
Film: A Big Mooncake for Little Star (10 min.)

11:00 am
Special Storytime with Micha Archer* (Auditorium)

12:00 pm
Film: Eric Carle: Picture Writer (30 min., Auditorium)

12:30 pm
Very Hungry Caterpillar Dance Party (Bobbie’s Meadow/Great Hall)

1:00 pm
Special Storytime with David Bucs* (Auditorium)

2:00 pm
Film: William Steig Library (50 min., Auditorium)

2:30 pm
Very Hungry Caterpillar Dance Party (Bobbie’s Meadow/Great Hall)

3:00 pm
Film: Good Night, Gorilla . . . and More Great Sleepytime Stories (60 min.)

*Book signing to follow (Great Hall)

Ongoing throughout the day:

Scavenger Hunts, Art Activities, Tattoo Station, and food from Sun Kim Bop, Caravan Kitchen, and Crooked Stick Pops.

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