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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

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Past Events

In The West Gallery

Tico and the Golden Wings

October 27, 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


October 20, 2007
1:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission

Hear master performer Gideon Freudmann create an explosion of creativity with his dynamic sense of humor, flawless classical technique, and revolutionary methods of cello composition. Listeners will experience classical, blues, swing, jazz, rock, and bluegrass music as well as some "Spiderwick-inspired sounds.”

In The West Gallery

Kamishibai with Dianne Clouet

October 14, 2007
2:00 pm and 3:30 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

Books Out Loud with Rosemary Wells

October 13, 2007
1:00 pm
Free - Does not include Museum Admission

Rosemary Wells' award-winning career as an author and illustrator spans more than 30 years and 60 books. Join us as she takes us on a “visit” to her studio, shares her most recent work, and engages us in the power of reading out loud. Book signing to follow.

Part of the Museums10 region-wide event
BookMarks: A Celebration of the Art of the Book

In The West Gallery

Meet the Artist

October 7, 2007
12:30 to 2:30 pm
Free with Museum Admission

Please feel free to come at noon and purchase a bite to eat in the Museum Café before attending the illustrator’s presentation at 12:30. A book signing will follow the presentation. This series is recommended for adults and for children of kindergarten age and older. Educators who attend will receive 1 PDP per session.

Upcoming sessions:
November 4 Session 2 – Tony DiTerlizzi
December 2 Session 3 – Wendell Minor, Jerry Pinkney, Rosemary Wells, Paul O. Zelinsky, and Jane Bayard Curley


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