Events

Search the calendar for all upcoming events at The Carle. 

Daily Happenings

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Film Screenings

Watch a short film in our Auditorium during your visit. We feature animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
Families sitting together for a storytime

Storytime

Led by staff trained in the Whole Book Approach, visitors will share stories through movement, song, and play while looking closely and learning about the art and design of picture books.

An adult and child making a collage in the Art Studio

Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to enjoy the Everyday Art Project. Art Studio team members welcome you to the space, share project ideas, and answer questions. Take your artwork home, or leave it for others to see.

Special Events

Artists & Authors
For Families
Performances
Talks

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Join us for storytimes, artist talks, and book signings for the opening of Celebrating Collage: A 20th Anniversary Exhibition.

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Jan
2
thru
Dec
31
All Day
For Families

Storytime

Move, sing, play, and learn about the art and design of picture books. (Thursdays and Fridays at 11:00 am; Saturdays at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm; Sundays at 2:00 pm.)

May
19
thru
Jun
19
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Art Studio Cat Café & Dog Park

Create your own cat and dog sculptures out of re-used materials!
May
27
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Eric Carle Bilingual Storytime: Mandarin & English

Join us for this interactive bilingual storytime in Mandarin and English.
Jun
3
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Jun
18
Sat
10:30 am
For Families

Yoga for Kids!

Children ages 3-6 will explore movement and fun inspired by the beautiful nature found in Bobbie’s Meadow. Space is limited.
Jun
22
thru
Aug
7
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Let's Make a Collage

Create your own textured, patterned papers and turn them into collages.
Jun
24
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Garden of Verses with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for this gentle, joyful introduction to creative movement for toddlers and their caregivers.

Jun
25
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors
For Families
Performances
Talks

Collage Day at The Carle

Join us for storytimes, artist talks, and book signings for the opening of Celebrating Collage: A 20th Anniversary Exhibition.
Jul
1
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Jul
2
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors
For Families

Special Storytime: Diane deGroat

Join us for a special story reading about being a super hero!
Jul
14
Thu
10:30 am
For Families

Yoga for Kids!

Children ages 3-6 will explore movement and fun inspired by the beautiful nature found in Bobbie’s Meadow. Space is limited.
Jul
17
Sun
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors
For Families

Special Storytime: Kyle Lukoff

Join Kyle Lukoff as he shares his new picture book, a powerful memoir of transgender activist Gavin Grimm.
Jul
18
Mon
6:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Exploring Materials: Paper

Collage, sculpture, wearable art, and more! Celebrate the creative possibilities of paper.
Jul
29
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Garden of Verses with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for this gentle, joyful introduction to creative movement for toddlers and their caregivers.

Aug
5
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for creative movement inspired by picture books. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! 

Aug
10
thru
Sep
18
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Watercolor Resist

Explore watercolors and wax crayons resist in the Art Studio.
Aug
19
Fri
10:30 am
For Families

Yoga for Kids!

Children ages 3-6 will explore movement and fun inspired by the beautiful nature found in Bobbie’s Meadow. Space is limited.
Aug
26
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Garden of Verses with The Center Dance Studio

Join us for this gentle, joyful introduction to creative movement for toddlers and their caregivers.