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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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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.

Endless Possibilities

On Monday and Tuesday of last week, Sarah and I got to work with all of the kindergarteners and 1st graders at Florence Roche School in Groton, MA.

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

New Public Art Project - Tissue Paper Collage

This past Friday and Saturday our Museum's co-founder, Eric Carle, visited for some very special events. To celebrate, The Studio has broken out the tissue paper, scissors, brushes and liquid starch for our new Public Art Project which runs through August 10th. READ MORE
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