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

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TEMPORARILY CLOSED

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

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In The West Gallery

Drawing the Fantastical with Tony DiTerlizzi

November 4, 2007
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
$45 (Members $40) includes Registration and Materials Fee

Enter the realms of fantasy with award-winning illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi. Join Tony as he shares his creative process for his books, The Spiderwick Chronicles and guides you in creating your own fantastical creature.
Instructor: Tony DiTerlizzi
(Class size 6-15)

Registration is required. Please click here to download a registration form for this class.

Illustration from Arthur Spiderwick’s Field Guide to the Fantastical World Around You by Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black.

 

In The West Gallery

Tico and the Golden Wings

November 3, 2007
2:00 pm
$ 3.50 per ticket. Ticket price does not include Museum Admission.

presents another wonderful production! See Leo Lionni’s story come to life with puppets and young dancers. Produced by Therese Brady Donohue.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admissions Desk or by calling (413) 658-1126.

This program has been supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.


In The West Gallery

Amherst Fire Department visits The Carle!

November 3, 2007
12:00am
Free with Museum Admission

Local firefighters, in contrast to their role in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, will not be burning books, but touting the importance of reading. Join them as they present Museum storytimes by reading from some of their favorite picture books, handing out fire hats donated by The Hartford, and sharing tips on fire safety.

This event is part of The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest, presented locally by the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association in Deerfield, MA.

In The West Gallery

Tico and the Golden Wings

November 3, 2007
3:00 pm
$ 3.50 per ticket. Ticket price does not include Museum Admission.

presents another wonderful production! See Leo Lionni’s story come to life with puppets and young dancers. Produced by Therese Brady Donohue.

Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admissions Desk or by calling (413) 658-1126.

This program has been supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.


In The West Gallery

The Big Read for Little Readers

November 2, 2007
7:00 pm
Free. Does not include Museum Admission

The Carle will host Lois Lowry, author of over 20 novels, some of which have been both honored and challenged, in conversation with Susan Bloom, Professor Emeritus, Simmons College, Boston. Together they will explore the power of the written word to open doors, to provide choices and challenges, and to engage readers with the dangers and wonders of such freedom.

The Museum will be open from 4:00 to 7:00 pm for First Fridays at The Carle prior to the event. For information on Admission to The Carle, please click here.

This event is part of The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the Institute of Museum and Library Services and Arts Midwest, presented locally by the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association in Deerfield, MA.

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