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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 Art Studio

Materials Play

November 22, 2019
11:00am to 11:30am
Free with Museum Admission

Experiment with materials selected especially for young explorers and their caregivers in the Art Studio. Dress for mess! 

In The Art Studio

Special Sundays in the Studio

November 17, 2019
12:00pm
Free with Museum Admission

Join us in the Art Studio to explore new materials and try a different project! 

In The Auditorium

Happier Family Comedy Show

November 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
$10 Adult / $5 Youth (Members: $9 Adult / $4.50 Youth)

Founded in 2015, Happier Valley Comedy is the heart of improv comedy in Western Mass! Their Happier Family Comedy Show is all about letting creativity flourish in an accepting atmosphere. Each improv show is an hour-long, all new, and created on the spot based on audience members’ suggestions and participation.

Geared for kids ages 5-12, you won’t want to miss this program packed full of high energy and family-friendly funnies!

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

In The Reading Library

Special Storytime: Chase Taylor

November 16, 2019
2:00pm
Free with Museum admission

Join Chase Taylor, creator of The Letter Critters book series, as he reads from his books, shares his love of letters, and discusses his experiences as a nineteen year old author and artist living with autism. 

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 Reading Library

Special Storytime: Cynthia Alonso

November 16, 2019
11:00am
Free with Museum Admission

Join illustrator Cynthia Alonso as she reads from her new picture book The Reader,  a whimsically illustrated love letter to books. Written by Luciana De Luca, The Reader is a celebration of reading and a child’s imagination, inspiring beginning readers to become armchair adventurers by exploring what lies between the pages of a book.

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.

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