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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

Walls and Bridges, with Peter Sís

September 21, 2019
1:00pm
Free with Museum admission

In his acceptance speech upon winning the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator Award, Peter Sís describes books as “my home, my language, my country.” Join Sís as he shares stories of his Czech childhood behind the Iron Curtain and his love of picture books as “bridges taking you places.”

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.

Image: Peter Sís, Illustration for The Wall: Growing Up Behind the Iron Curtain (Frances Foster Books). Collection of the artist. © 2007 Peter Sís. Reprinted with permission from Farrar, Straus, Giroux Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.

 

In The Museum

The Carle Celebrates Museum Day Live!

September 21, 2019
12:45pm
FREE Admission for two with downloaded ticket

Museum Day Live! is an annual nationwide event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors for free to anyone presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket. The Museum Day Live! downloaded ticket provides free admission for two. Visit smithsonianmag.com/museumday.

In The Museum

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

September 21, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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 College. To learn more about the information sessions, email childrensliterature@simmons.edu.

Click here for more information.

 

In The Museum

Moon Festival Celebration

September 12, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Free with Museum admission

Join author/artist Grace Lin and authors Heidi E.Y. Stemple and Jane Yolen in celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival with art projects, stories, and moon cookies!

SCHEDULE

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Enjoy milk and moon cookies in the Great Hall. (courtesy of Atkins Farms)
Watch mooncakes being made, with Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School.

6:30 pm
Listen to a storytime in Mandarin of Eric Carle's Papa Please Get the Moon for Me.

7:00 pm
Special Storytime with Grace Lin (A Big Mooncake for Little Star) and Heidi E.Y. Stemple and Jane Yolen (A Kite for Moon) (Auditorium)

7:30 pm
Book signing with Grace Lin, Heidi E.Y. Stemple, and Jane Yolen

In the Art Studio: Moon Memory Books, with Pioneer Valley Chinese Immersion Charter School

In The Auditorium

Book Party with Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli

September 8, 2019
1:00pm
Free with Museum admission

Get ready to get reading with Hi Jack! and Jack Blasts Off!, a new early reader series from Mac Barnett and Greg Pizzoli, one of the funniest author/illustrator teams out there! Young readers will delight in Barnett’s simple but snappy text about a mischievous jack rabbit with a love of pizza and Cracker Jacks, while aspiring artists will enjoy Pizzoli’s ‘How to Draw’ segments at the end of each book, inviting them to create their own adventures after their umpteenth re-read.

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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