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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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What’s Your Favorite Color? Book Party

May 7, 2017
12:30pm - 4:00pm

Join us for an afternoon celebrating the new Eric Carle & Friends book, What’s Your Favorite Color? Activities include family programs with contributing illustrators Mike Curato, Etienne Delessert, Rafael López, and William Low as well as a special performance from the Amherst Regional High School Dance Theatre Ensemble. There will be a book signing with each of the illustrators following their scheduled program.


12:30 pm
Sensory Awareness dance performance by Amherst Regional High School’s Dance Theatre Ensemble. Paintings by Wassily Kandinsky were the inspiration for the dances created by the students and director of this unique and inspiring ensemble. Watch pathways of paint, repetition of shapes, and tonality of color come to life in this beautiful presentation. 30 minutes

1:00 pm
Digital Painting Demonstration with William Low (Reading Library)

1:30 pm
Doodle Connections Drawing Activity with Rafael López (Art Studio)

2:00 pm
Special Storytime with Mike Curato (Reading Library)

2:30 pm
Indigo Blue Fantasies Art Project with Etienne Delessert (Art Studio)


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