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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 Museum

CANCELED: Once Upon a Memory: Writing from Personal and Family History

March 6, 2020
1:30pm - 3:00pm
$25 (Members $21.25)

President of Modern Memoirs, Inc., Megan St. Marie, will provide a brief overview of her company’s services aimed at documenting, researching, preserving, and publishing personal and family histories. She will then offer prompts to invite participants to draw on their own memories and family histories in order to engage in writing and life-review work as a means of deepening familial connections and fostering self-discovery.

See Workshops for Adults & Educators to sign up.

In the Reading Library

Book Corner with Mary Westgate

March 6, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Free with Museum Admission

Join us for a fun, music-filled storytime with Berkshire Hills Music Academy’s Mary Westgate, as she reads from a selection of braille picture books.

In the Reading Library

Bilingual Storytime: Spanish

March 5, 2020
2:00am - 2:30am
Free with Museum Admission

Join us in the Reading Library for storytime in multiple languages!

In the Art Studio

CANCELED: Make a Mobile Workshop

March 3, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
$25 (Members $21.25)

Adult workshop, ages 16 and up

Create your own mobile using a variety of textured papers, found materials, and adhesives in this evening workshop led by The Carle’s Art Educators. We’ll construct mobiles that move and play with light, perfect for hanging in your home, workplace, or giving as a gift.

See Workshops for Adults & Educators to sign up.

In the Museum

Word Play with Center Dance Studio

February 28, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Free with Museum Admission; registration required

Ages 3 and up; caregiver participation welcome

Join The Center Dance Studio for creative movement and narrative dance inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Register online

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Amherst Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.



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