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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 Auditorium

Happier Family Comedy Show

June 15, 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 Art Studio

Make a Book!

June 11, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
$25 (Members $21.25)

Registration is closed for this program.

Adult workshop, ages 16 and up
Join The Carle’s Art Educators in this evening workshop to create your own hand-made sketchbook, notebook, or journal using found, hand-painted, and recycled papers. Learn how to bind and cover books using the signature stitch and stab binding technique.
 

In The Reading Library

Toddler and Preschool Play Series: Open Book, Open Play

June 7, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Free with Museum Admission

Enjoy an interactive storytime in the Reading Library, followed by time to move, play, and explore art materials.

 

In The Art Studio

Everyday Art Program: Painting in Three Dimensions!

May 29 - July 2, 2019
11:30am
Free with Museum Admission

Create your own 3-D painting by adding color and texture to everyday materials. 

In The Art Studio

Special Sundays in the Studio

May 26, 2019
12:00pm
Free with Museum Admission

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

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