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


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

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Sylvester’s Magic Pebble Picnic

September 26, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Free with Museum admission

Pack a snack and a blanket and join us for an evening picnic in Bobbie’s Meadow. Guests will enjoy a post-sunset outdoor screening of Sylvester and the Magic Pebble!


6:00 - 7:00 pm
Enjoy milk and cookies out on the terrace (courtesy of Atkins Farms)
Explore Bobbie’s Meadow and create your own nature drawings using watercolor pencils and brushes.

6:30 pm
Wish Upon a Storytime: Join us in Bobbie’s Meadow for an interactive storytime and collaborative art installation, in which we will transform a tree with our wishes!

7:00 pm
Outdoor screening: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

In the Art Studio: Every Day Art Project – The Art Aquarium

This event will move indoors in case of inclement weather. 
Image: William Steig, Preliminary illustration for Sylvester and the Magic Pebble (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1969). Gift of Jeanne Steig. © William Steig.
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