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

Hours

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

 

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In The Reading Library

Special Storytime: Robin Riding

April 18, 2019
1:00pm
Free with Museum Admission

“Do you suppose, way down deep, there are mermaids fast asleep?” Join author Robin Riding as she reads her new book, Mermaids Fast Asleep, a stunning and lyrical bedtime picture book that looks at how mermaids sleep in the sea. Riding’s storytime will conclude with a musical puppet show!

Book signing 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.

In The Museum

Mass Birds of Prey with Tom Ricardi

April 17, 2019
11:00am
Free with Museum admission

Bobbie’s Meadow Get a close-up look at owls and other birds of prey with Tom Ricardi, a licensed rehabilitator and wildlife biologist, and learn about the great work being done at the Mass Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Facility, which cares for injured birds. Then visit the exhibition Illustrated Owls: A Who’s Hoo from the Museum’s Vault following the program!

In The Museum

Entrance Road Closed

April 16, 2019
4:00pm

West Bay Road is under construction and will be closed in front of the Museum on Tuesday, April 16.  Please enter through Hampshire College on Route 116.

In The Reading Library

Special Storytime: Mordicai Gerstein

April 16, 2019
1:00pm
Free with Museum admission

Join Caldecott Medal winner Mordicai Gerstein as he reads from his new book, I Am Hermes!, a brilliant, hilarious graphic novel about the mischievous, fun-loving messenger of the gods. Gerstein will also discuss his creative process, give a drawing demonstration, and share original artwork.

Book signing 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.

In The Auditorium

The Pineapple Project

April 16, 2019
11:00am
$5 (Members $4.50)

The Pineapple Project is an original theater piece for kids ages 3-8 and their caregivers that explores the gender creativity in all of us. Written and performed by Mal Malme and Becca A. Lewis, The Pineapple Project is an interactive thirty-minute play that is a "fun, heartfelt way to open up conversation about gender with kids and families." 

"We learned that people can wear whatever they want and play with whatever they want and be whatever they want." - testimonial

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

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