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

Hours

  • Thursday, Friday10 am-3 pm
  • Saturday 10am – 4 pm
  • Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm

Closed Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday

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Susie's Special Sunday Project

Recently, Fall Art Studio intern Susie Park designed a Special Sunday program for museum guests. She planned the event, prepared materials, and facilitated art making in the Art Studio. The following is her description of the project: READ MORE

Animal Doodle Prints

Transforming doodles of animals or little creatures into beautiful, colorful prints--what's not to love about this inky activity! The finished prints make great gifts for friends and family, or a colorful addition to your classroom or home gallery.

Here are the materials you will need: READ MORE

Andy Goldsworthy-Inspired Art from Nature

In the Art Studio, two of our main goals are for our students and guests to see materials in new ways, and for them to leave The Carle knowing those materials better than they did before. We do this by providing opportunities for guests to enter into conversation with materials through the creative process of making and re-making again.

Please Excuse Us While We Create!

Hi Friends! We didn't want you to think we forgot about you. Diana and I had a little time away. Now we're in the middle of two weeks of our special summer program, Animals, Art, and the Imagination. We can't wait to share with you what we're learning and doing with our students at the end of our program next week!

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Join The "What's Your Favorite Animal" Project!

In What’s Your Favorite Animal? a new book by Eric Carle & Friends, 14 amazing children’s book artists share their favorite animals. We’d love for you to do the same! If your kids are school break this coming week like they are here in Amherst, MA, this may be the perfect time to create some animal art and submit it to The “What’s Your Favorite Animal?” Project. READ MORE

Summer Programs at The Carle: Animals, Art and the Imagination

This year we’re broadening our animal focus in celebration of the new book, What’s Your Favorite Animal? In each week-long program, exciting encounters with a guest Illustrator/Author, live animals, original picture book art, and books will spark our imaginations and art-making in 2-D and 3-D materials. (click the green bar to read more!) READ MORE

Animals, Art and the Imagination

Its hard to believe the summer is nearly over. For the Studio, the season goes out with a bang in our annual four-day program Animals, Art and the Imagination. This year's program concluded yesterday, so we need a few days to process some of the significant moments, but I couldn't start the weekend without sharing a few images from the week: Each day started at The Carle where we looked at and talked about art, . . . (The newly installed Imaginary Garden by Leo Lionni pictured here) READ MORE

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