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


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


Visit the carle


Night Owls PJ Party

December 27, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
$5 per child (Members Free)

Hoot! Hoot! Explore the Museum—and our special exhibition Illustrated Owls: A Who’s Hoo from the Vault—under the cover of night! In addition to night-themed art projects, storytimes, and films, guests will enjoy an evening snack of milk and cookies.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admission desk or by calling 413-559-6336.


6:00 - 7:30 pm

Enjoy milk and cookies in the Great Hall (courtesy of Atkins Farms)
Owl Masks - Design and make your own owl-inspired mask in the Art Studio

6:15 pm
Film: Kitten’s First Full Moon (Auditorium, 9 min.)

6:30 pm
Join us for an interactive storytime inspired by the Illustrated Owls exhibition. (Reading Library)
Film: Good Night,  Gorilla  . . . and more great sleepytime stories (Auditorium, 60 min.)

7:00 pm
Storytime and Creative Movement with The Center Dance Studio (Great Hall)
Join The Center Dance Studio for a nighttime adventure inspired by Jan Brett’s The Mitten. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! Caregiver participation welcome!

Antonio Frasconi, Illustration for If The Owl Calls Again: A Collection of Owl Poems (Margaret K. McElderry Books). Gift of the Frasconi Family. © 1990 Antonio Frasconi. Walter Harrison Cady, untitled, n.d. Gift of Kendra and Allan Daniel.

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