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

Hours

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

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In The Museum

Made in the Shade Storytime

July 12, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Free with Museum Admission

Fridays in July and August
Join us in Bobbie’s Meadow for an interactive storytime under the apple trees. Blankets provided, snacks welcome!

In The Offsite

Create with The Carle! Creative Writing for Adults 55 and Over

July 9, 2019
10:30am - 12:30pm
$90 (Members $76.50)

Location: Applewood, Amherst, MA
Teaching Artist: Ellen Doré Watson
Enrollment limited to 12

Explore your creativity by joining this writing workshop for adults 55 and over. Led by poet Ellen Doré Watson, this seven-week course will introduce participants to a range of prompts, forms, and techniques designed to inspire writing across genres. The class will include a visit to The Carle and culminate in a publication of participants’ work.

Registration opens May 13 for Applewood residents.
General registration opens May 27.


Create with The Carle! is presented in partnership with Aroha Philanthropies
in order to support the development and expansion of Vitality Arts programming.


See Workshops for Adults & Educators to sign up.

In The Museum

Summer Reading Buddies with Bright Spot Therapy Dogs

July 8, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Free with Museum Admission; advance signup required

This date is FULL.
Mondays in July and August

Children ages 4-11 will enjoy reading aloud to Reading Buddy dogs, who provide a gentle, comforting listener to readers as they practice their fluency and strengthen their confidence in reading. 

Reservations required; call 413-559-6307 or email courtneyw@carlemuseum.org to sign up for a date and 15-minute time block.

In The Museum

Member Monday!

July 8, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Free for Members

Want to avoid crowds and get a jump on fun this summer? Join us for The Carle's next Member Monday! Members are integral to our community; we can't do it without you!  To show our appreciation, we're offering early admission to the Museum for members only. Not a member yet? Sign up today!

On each Member Monday, you'll receive:

  • Special early admission (Doors open to members at 9:30 am)
  • Complimentary treats from Atkins Farms Country Market and coffee from Esselon (offered 9:30-10:00 am)
  • As always, free admission and a 15% discount in The Carle Book Shop!

RSVP to membership@carlemuseum.org by Friday, July 5 with your name, the number of children and adults, and the date(s) attending.

In The Museum

Made in the Shade Storytime

July 5, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Free with Museum Admission

Fridays in July and August
Join us in Bobbie’s Meadow for an interactive storytime under the apple trees. Blankets provided, snacks welcome!

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