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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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summer

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.

Art Studio Summer 2014 Internship Application Deadline Extended!

Hello art, education, and museum studies students and recent grads! Are you looking for a magical and rewarding summer experience? If so, please take a look at our Art Studio Summer Internship! The application deadline has been extended to Monday, April 7, 2014. A description of the internship and details about the application process can be found on The Carle's Internship Program page. 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

Toddler Art Activity: Leaf and Flower Collages

Today kicked off our summer session of Materials Play - a weekly drop-in activity for especially for toddlers. Our summer intern, Aiyi, has been helping me plan the activities. We have many fun ideas, so it is hard to choose! Since the orchard is awash with greenery of all kinds, we thought we'd try an idea I've seen on Pinterest using leaves and petals to create a collage on contact paper. READ MORE
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