Events

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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.
Individuals sitting in auditorium for a program.

Film Screenings

Short films are screened in our Auditorium, including animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
Group of children looking and pointing at book held by adult.

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.

Special Events

For Families

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Embark on a storytelling adventure across the museum.

Artists & Authors

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Private preview of this new exhibition for supporters of The Carle!

All Events

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Jul
13
Sat
11:30 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.

Jul
16
Tue
7:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Exploring Race & Representation in Picture Books (2 sessions)

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.

Jul
18
Thu
11:00 am
Talks

Explore the BERL

Take a morning tour exploring the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL), a collection of scholarly resources and rare books. Space is limited.

Jul
18
Thu
5:00 pm
For Families
Performances

Summer Nights at The Carle

Enjoy an extra special evening at The Carle with art, music, dancing, and food!

Jul
19
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!

Jul
26
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Story Chasers

Embark on a storytelling adventure across the museum.

Aug
2
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

Bring your dancing feet for creative movement inspired by picture books.

Aug
9
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Open Book, Open Play

Move, sing, talk, and explore materials during this interactive storytime for early learners.

Aug
16
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate

Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books!

Aug
17
Sat
11:30 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.

Aug
30
Fri
11:00 am
For Families

Story Chasers

Embark on a storytelling adventure across the museum.

Sep
19
Thu
11:00 am
Talks

Explore the BERL

Take a morning tour exploring the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL), a collection of scholarly resources and rare books. Space is limited.

Oct
9
Wed
3:30 pm
Artists & Authors
Talks

Educators' Night: Roger Mello

Guest speaker Roger Mello presents the 2024 Educators’ Night talk.

Nov
14
Thu
11:00 am
Talks

Explore the BERL

Take a morning tour exploring the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL), a collection of scholarly resources and rare books. Space is limited.

Nov
16
Sat
2:00 pm
Artists & Authors
For Families
Talks

Special Storytime: Nadia Salomon & London Ladd

Join Nadia Salomon and London Ladd as they share A Voice of Hope: The Myrlie Evers-Williams Story.

Jan
16
Thu
11:00 am
Talks

Explore the BERL

Take a morning tour exploring the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL), a collection of scholarly resources and rare books. Space is limited.