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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: Perrin Hendrick

May 5, 2019
2:00pm
Free with Museum Admission

Discover a farm like no other in Perrin Hendrick’s debut picture book, This Is the Farm. From a sea-faring goat to a space-bound sheep, guests will delight in this whimsical story of wondrous animals and their fantastic adventures.

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: Ashley Benham Yazdani

May 4, 2019
2:00pm
Free with Museum Admission

The Carle is thrilled to welcome former Trinkett Clark intern and author/illustrator Ashley Benham Yazdani for her debut picture book, A Green Place to Be: The Creation of Central Park. Journey back to 1858 and learn about the visionaries who transformed a barren swampland into New York City’s Central Park, a green gift for everyone.

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 Art Studio

Forbes Library Zine Club Take Over!

May 4, 2019
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Free with Museum Admission

Curious about what a zine is, how to make one, or already enthusiastic about the genre? Join Forbes librarians in the Art Studio for an afternoon of making your own zines! Explore collage materials, drawing tools, and paper to create your own book forms to share. 

In The Art Studio

Toddler and Preschool Play Series: Materials Play

May 3, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Free with Museum Admission

Experiment with materials selected especially for young explorers in the Art Studio. Sometimes messy or outside, so dress accordingly!

  

In The Museum

Behind-the-Scenes Collection Tour

May 2, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Free with Museum admission

The Carle’s collection includes more than 7,000 objects, with a very small percentage on display in the galleries. Join us for a special program that not only includes a guided tour of The Carle’s current exhibitions, but a behind-the-scenes look in Collection Archives.

This special tour is free with Museum admission, but reservations are required and limited to 20 people. Call 413-559-6336 to reserve a spot.

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