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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: Bweela Steptoe

December 8, 2018
11:00am
Free with Museum admission

Join Bweela Steptoe, daughter of author and illustrator John Steptoe, for a special storytime.  Steptoe was a model for several of her father's books, including the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters, which she will read to guests.

Book signing with Bweela Steptoe 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

Every Day Art Program: Art Parliament

December 5 - December 10, 2018
10:00am
Free with Museum Admission

Get inspired by the Illustrated Owls exhibition and add to our gaggle, flock, and parliament of birds using clay and sculpting tools.

 

In The Reading Library

Special Storytime: Kevin Barry

December 1, 2018
2:00pm
Free with Museum Admission

Yo ho ho! It's the first day of kindergarten. Just imagine all the fun things to learn and experience! And who better than a pirate captain to drive the bus to school? Join illustrator Kevin Barry as he reads from his new picture book Kindergarrrten Bus, a hilarious story that playfully addresses the anxiety many feel on their first day of school - or at the start of any new undertaking! 

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

Girl Scout Workshop: Collage Creations

December 1, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
$15 per girl / $9 per adult

Morning program: 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Afternoon program: 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Open to troops and girls with an adult. Register at www.gscwm.org/en/events/event-list.html 

In The Museum

The Carle Bookshop Holiday Sale

November 23 - November 25, 2018
1:45pm

15-50% off books and toys. Members save an additional 15%.
 

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