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


  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Past Events

In the West Gallery

Winter Break expanded Film Schedule

December 26 - December 30, 2006
11:00 am and 1:00 pm
Free with Museum Admission

In the West Gallery

NEW! "Welcome to The Carle"

December 26 - March 31, 2007
Periodically throughout the day

Join us in the Auditorium for a short film about the Museum and how to get the most out of your visit. (10 minutes)

In the West Gallery

Picture Books: The Best of the Best in 2006

December 9, 2006
1:30 - 3:30 pm
Free with Museum Admission

Join us for this highly popular annual event. In anticipation of the 2006 Caldecott Medal awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children for the preceding year, Susan Bloom selects her favorites. Learn from this outstanding professor of Children’s Literature and reviewer for the Horn Book what makes these books rise above the rest. (2 PDP)

In the West Gallery

Members’ Holiday Shopping Night

December 8, 2006
5:00 - 8:00 pm

Members receive 20% off in the Museum Shop.

In the West Gallery

Guest Author, Debbie S. Miller

December 3, 2006
2:00 pm

A natural storyteller, Debbie expertly interweaves personal experiences, facts, and artifacts into her presentation about the extraordinary wilderness and wildlife of Alaska. Book signing to follow.


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