Past Events

Better late than never! Browse The Carle’s past events.

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Apr
7
thru
May
15
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Tissue Paper Pets

Create your own collage of real or imaginary pets.
Apr
2
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Nadia Salomon

Join author Nadia Salomon as she shares her debut book Goodnight Ganesha.
Apr
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! 

Mar
27
Sun
4:00 pm
Performances

Partner Event at the UMass Fine Arts Center: Small Island Big Song

Join our friends at the UMASS Fine Arts Center for this co-sponsored performance.
Mar
26
Sat
6:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Talks

The Undefeated: A Conversation with Kadir Nelson

(SOLD OUT) Join us for a special event just for Museum Members!
Mar
20
Sun
All Day
For Families

Very Hungry Caterpillar Day

Join us as we celebrate Very Hungry Caterpillar Day and the start of spring!
Mar
19
thru
20
All Day
Online

Bookshop Sale

Celebrate Very Hungry Caterpillar Day all weekend with The Carle Bookshop!
Mar
18
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!
Mar
17
Thu
12:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Book Share with Julie Flett, Nooshin Safakhoo, and Sara Khalili

Artists Julie Flett and Nooshin Safakhoo and translator Sara Khalili come together to share their work and process.
Mar
15
Tue
10:30 am
For Families, Online

Storytime with The Carle: The Old Boat

Join us on Facebook Live for a storytime about a boy, a boat, and the changing sea.
Mar
12
Sat
11:00 am
For Families

Mandarin & English Bilingual Storytime

Join us for this bilingual storytime in Mandarin and English.
Mar
4
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! 

Mar
1
Tue
7:00 pm
Online, Workshops

Exploring Race & Representation in Picture Books (2 sessions)

(Workshop is full) Learn how to select picture books that reflect the lives and identities of all readers, and discover tools for building a more inclusive book collection.
Feb
24
thru
27
All Day
For Families

First Book Friendiversary

Families visiting during School Vacation Week will receive a FREE Elephant & Piggie book while supplies last!
Feb
24
thru
Apr
3
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Portraits of Inspiration

Use drawing tools to write and illustrate a book about people who are important to you. 
Feb
23
Wed
10:30 am
For Families, Online, Workshops

Art Break: Pop-ups

Create your own paper pop-ups!
Feb
22
Tue
10:30 am
For Families, Online, Workshops

Art Break: Watercolor Resist Drawings

Create your own watercolor resist drawing using fun techniques!
Feb
21
Mon
10:30 am
For Families, Online, Workshops

Art Break: Zine Making

Create your own zine using only one sheet of paper, scissors, and drawing tools!
Feb
18
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!
Feb
17
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Educators' Night with Raúl Colón

Join us as award-winning illustrator Raúl Colón discusses how daydreaming can support one’s creative process.