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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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Collage Birds Inspired by Picture Books

Here is a deep look into one of the projects we did with our Animals, Art and The Imagination 2013 Students, aged 6-10, on the final day of our program.

To me, the strength of this project is that it involves a few different kinds of activities to appeal to many kinds of learners: READ MORE

Fun Facts

We're busy making Tissue Paper Collages in the Art Studio again! This is probably the most popular project we do all year. Below are a couple fun facts about the materials we use during a typical Summer Public Art Project.

Signing Day

I wanted to share some great photos from Eric Carle's signing at The Museum last Saturday! Hundreds of people came out to meet Eric and get their books signed.

Laurie, Meghan and Aiyi helped guests make art in the Art Studio. READ MORE

Happy Very Hungry Caterpillar Day!

Today, March 20th, is very special to us here at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, and that's because it's the day each year that we celebrate Very Hungry Caterpillar Day in honor of one of Eric Carle's most beloved picture book characters. This past Sunday, we pulled out all the stops for our fuzzy green friend and invited everyone to join us for art making, cookie eating, story listening, and the chance to win some fun prizes! READ MORE

Rainbow Window Shades - Easy Way to Display Art

Our Art Studio is blessed with an entire wall of windows on our South-facing side. That means, in the months of short days, the sun's glorious rays stream right in...to our eyes. That kind of direct light is great for feeling like a cat- relaxed and drowsy, but is sometimes tricky for working.

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