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


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

Accessibility Information

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Past Events

In The West Gallery

Kamishibai with Dianne Clouet

July 28, 2007
10:30 am and 12:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission

Share in Allen Say’s childhood experiences by taking part in the magic of Japanese kamishibai as a storytelling technique.

In The West Gallery

Meet Eric Carle!

July 28, 2007
10:00 - 11:30 am (Members get in at 9:30!)
Free with Museum Admission

Maximum of two books from home. Books will be available for sale in the Museum Shop.

The signing line will close promptly at 11:10 am, so please plan accordingly. There will be no flash photography allowed. We thank you in advance for your cooperation and look forward to seeing you at The Carle!

Get in early - become a Member and enter at 9:30 am! Click here for more information.

In The West Gallery

The Power of Art in Picture Books: A Teacher Institute at the Katonah Museum of Art

July 22 - July 23, 2007

For more information about this event, please visit our For Professionals page.

In The West Gallery


July 21, 2007
1:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission

As a master storyteller, Motoko weaves a performance which is a unique blend of mime and the oral tradition. Through folktales and her own childhood memories of Japan, her stories promote an understanding of Japanese history and culture while highlighting the universality of the human experience. A magical presentation for listeners of all ages.

In The West Gallery

Meet the People Who Make the Pictures

July 14, 2007
2:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission

Join our guest authors and illustrators as they present the Saturday, 2:00 pm storytime. Program will include a reading as well as a peek into how they work, followed by a book signing.


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