Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, in Amherst, Massachusetts, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. The only full-scale museum of its kind in the United States, The Carle collects, preserves, presents, and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world.

The Carle is voluntarily closing to the public effective Sunday, December 20 at 4pm, due to the statewide spike in COVID-19 cases. More details.