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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 Museum

Diwali Celebration with Bharat Babies

November 3, 2018
11:00am - 4:00pm
Free with Museum Admission

Join publishing house Bharat Babies for a fun-filled day of programs celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights celebrated by Buddhists, Hindus, Jains and Sikhs all across the world. Programs will include storytelling, dance, music, and artmaking for the whole family.


SCHEDULE

11:00 - 11:40 am
Performance and Workshop with Nataraj Dancers (Auditorium)
Join Nataraj Dancers Maha Awaisi and Monica Bhowmik for a performance and workshop about Odissi, an ancient classical dance style of India’s temple worship tradition.

12:30 - 1:00 pm
Sangeetam: Carnatic Music with Vidya Sitaraman Music Trio (Auditorium)
Enjoy a multisensory musical experience and learn about Indian Carnatic Music with musicians Vidya Sitaraman, Anupama Sitaraman, and Siddarth Sitaraman, who will sing and play various instruments from India.

1:00 - 1:40 pm
Performance and Workshop with Nataraj Dancers (Auditorium)
Join Nataraj Dancers Maha Awaisi and Monica Bhowmik for a performance and workshop about Odissi, an ancient classical dance style of India’s temple worship tradition.

2:00 - 2:30 pm
Special Storytime with Bharat Babies (Reading Library)
Join Bharat Babies CEO Sailaja Joshi for a reading of Let's Celebrate Diwali, and Raakhee Mirchandani, as she reads from her new book Super Satya Saves the Day. This program also include an interactive drawing activity with illustrator Tim Palin.
Book signing to follow in Great Hall.

3:00 - 3:30 pm
Sangeetam: Carnatic Music with Vidya Sitaraman Music Trio (Auditorium)
Enjoy a multisensory musical experience and learn about Indian Carnatic Music with musicians Vidya Sitaraman, Anupama Sitaraman, and Siddarth Sitaraman, who will sing and play various instruments from India.

3:30 - 4:00 pm
Parade of Lights (Bobbie’s Meadow)
Celebrate the festival of lights by marching, singing, and illuminating the Museum!

In The Art Studio

Every Day Art Program: Texture Prints

October 31 - December 4, 2018
10:00am
Free with Museum Admission

 Inspired by the collage and painting techniques of artists in the Our Voice: Celebrating the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards exhibition, join us in the Art Studio to make your own collograph print. 

 

In The Art Studio

Toddler and Preschool Play Series: Materials Play

October 26, 2018
11:00am - 11:30am
Free with Museum Admission

Experiment with materials selected especially for young explorers in the Art Studio.

In The East Gallery

Our Voice: Gallery Talk with Ekua Holmes, Gordon C. James, and Jerry Pinkney

October 21, 2018
1:00pm

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.

Image: George Ford, Illustration for Ray Charles by Sharon Bell Mathis (Lee & Low Books). Courtesy of NCCIL. © 1973 George Ford.

In The Museum

Information Sessions: Simmons College Graduate Study in Children's Literature at the Carle

October 21, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Attend an information session at The Carle to learn more about degree programs offered through The Center for the Study of Children’s Literature (CSCL) with Simmons College. To learn more about the information sessions, email childrensliterature@simmons.edu.

Click here for more information.

 

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