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

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

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Now and Then: Meet the Artists!

December 14, 2019
All day
Free with Museum Admission

Celebrate the opening of Now & Then: Contemporary Illustrators and their Childhood Art with exhibiting artists Elisa Kleven, Jarrett J. Krosoczka, Barbara Lehman, Grace Lin, Raúl the Third, Shadra Strickland, Don Tate and Evan Turk. See their childhood art displayed next to their professional picture book art!

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

SCHEDULE

10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Special Art Studio project, facilitated by early education students at Holyoke Community College

10:30 11:15 am
Co-curator Jarrett J. Krosoczka will lead Now & Then artists in a series of fun drawing activities. This program is intended for families with young artists at home! Participating artists include Elisa Kleven, Barbara Lehman, Grace Lin, Raúl the Third, Shadra Strickland, Don Tate, and Evan Turk.
Limited Seating. First come, first served.

11:15 am 12:30 pm
Book Signing (Great Hall)
No books from home accepted in the book signing line; unlimited books from The Carle Book Shop.

1:30 2:15 pm
Co-curator Grace Lin will lead Now & Then artists in a discussion on ways to support the growing creativity of young artists. This program is intended for caregivers, educators, and librarians. Participating artists include Barbara Lehman, Raúl the Third, Shadra Strickland, Don Tate, and Evan Turk.
Limited Seating. First come, first served.

1:30 2:30 pm
Snow Monkeys and Snowflakes: Texture Collages with Elisa Kleven
Inspired by Kleven’s most recent picture book, Hiro’s Hats, join the author/illustrator in a drop-in workshop exploring texture and collage. Using a variety of paper materials, drawing tools, and found objects, create your own artwork inspired by the snow monkeys within the book.

2:15 3:30 pm
Book Signing (Great Hall)
No books from home accepted in the book signing line; unlimited books from The Carle Book Shop.

Image Credits: Sam Bond Photography (Don Tate), Derek Fowles (Jarrett J. Krosoczka), Danielle Tait (Grace Lin)

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