80/40: Celebrating the Birthdays of Eric Carle and The Very Hungry Caterpillar

February 10 - September 6, 2009
West Gallery
In celebration of Eric Carle’s 80th birthday and the 40th anniversary of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, the Museum presents this exhibition to chronicle Carle’s life and career. From his childhood art and professional advertising work to the creation of The Very Hungry Caterpillar (1969), visitors experienced the full spectrum of Carle’s creative genius.