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

Hours

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

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In The Museum

Information Session: Simmons College Graduate Study in Children's Literature at the Carle

December 5, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm

Attend an information session at The Carle to learn more about degree programs offered through The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature (CSCL) with Simmons University. To learn more about the information sessions, email gs@simmons.edu.

Simmons University at The Carle

In The Auditorium

Picture Book Theatre presents The Littlest Matryoshka

November 30, 2019
11:00am
$5 (Members $4.50) Does not include Museum Admission

Join us for Picture Book Theatre's Final Season!
See Corinne Demas’s story of The Littlest Matryoshka (with illustrations by Kathryn Brown) come to life by Picture Book Theatre using large string puppets worked by Margaret Arsenault, Joan Hanson, and Rachel Wang. Puppets and scenery created by Director Therese Brady Donohue. Music composed by Karen Tarlow. This 40-minute family program is recommended for ages 5 and up.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum’s Admissions Desk or by calling 413-559-6336.

Book signing with Corinne Demas to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at shop@carlemuseum.org.

Picture Book Theatre is a professional company specializing in creative and realistic adaptations of picture book illustrations through string puppets, encouraging children in literacy and appreciation for illustrators’ techniques.

In The Museum

The Carle Bookshop Holiday Sale

November 29 - December 1, 2019
1:45pm

Everything at the Museum Shop and on our online shop will be 15% off! Museum members get a double helping of savings at 30% off!

Become a member (or renew) to get the biggest discount we offer during the Holiday Sale!

In The Auditorium

Picture Book Theatre presents The Littlest Matryoshka

November 29, 2019
1:00pm
$5 (Members $4.50) Does not include Museum Admission

Join us for Picture Book Theatre's Final Season!
See Corinne Demas’s story of The Littlest Matryoshka (with illustrations by Kathryn Brown) come to life by Picture Book Theatre using large string puppets worked by Margaret Arsenault, Joan Hanson, and Rachel Wang. Puppets and scenery created by Director Therese Brady Donohue. Music composed by Karen Tarlow. This 40-minute family program is recommended for ages 5 and up.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum’s Admissions Desk or by calling 413-559-6336.

Book signing with author Corinne Demas to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at shop@carlemuseum.org.

Picture Book Theatre is a professional company specializing in creative and realistic adaptations of picture book illustrations through string puppets, encouraging children in literacy and appreciation for illustrators’ techniques.

In The Museum

Word Play with Center Dance Studio

November 29, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Free with Museum Admission; registration required

Ages 3 and up; caregiver participation welcome

Join The Center Dance Studio for creative movement and narrative dance inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Register online

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Amherst Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.


 

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