The Eric Carle Museum, Exhibits

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

Alphabet Soup: How Picture Books Are Made, From A to Z offering an insider's view of the many steps artists and authors take to create picture books January 13 - June 2, 2024 East Gallery From woodblocks to pixels. Twisting Tales December 20, 2023 - August 4, 2024 Reading Library Once a fairy tale casts its spell, […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Tour

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

Join Director of Education Courtney Waring for a guided tour exploring The Carle’s current exhibitions. WHO YOU'LL MEET COURTNEY WARING Courtney joined The Carle as Director of Education in 2013. She enjoys fostering the confidence to appreciate and enjoy art of every kind.

The Eric Carle Museum, Special Storytime

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

With picture day fast approaching, Curlilocks is ready to quit her curls and discover her “just right” ‘do. When she finds the three Hares of the local salon have hopped out, Curlilocks chooses to take her hair into her own hands. Dripping dye, sizzling styles, and excess accessories lead to ‘hair’larious results. Join author Andrew […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Family Tour

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

Join educator David Feinstein for a fun-filled storytelling adventure! Starting with a read-aloud designed for early learners, we will use books to spark our creativity and chase story themes across the museum, including the galleries, art studio, and Bobbie’s Meadow. Prepare to go wherever the stories take us! WHO YOU'LL MEET DAVID FEINSTEIN Literacy Educator at The […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Tour

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

Join Assistant Curator Isabel Ruiz Cano for a guided tour exploring The Carle’s current exhibitions. WHO YOU'LL MEET ISABEL RUIZ CANO Isabel joined The Carle as Assistant Curator in 2022. She is committed to fostering curiosity about picture book art across all ages.

The Eric Carle Museum, Word Play with The Center Dance Studio

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

Join The Center Dance Studio for creative movement and narrative dance inspired by Patricia Intriago’s Dot. Kids will love this interactive class that honors the reader, and storyteller, in all of us. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! Recommended for children ages 2-6. Caregiver participation welcome.

The Eric Carle Museum, Yoga for Kids!

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

Join us and certified children’s yoga instructor, Lorrie Heard, as we explore movement and fun inspired by the beautiful nature in Bobbie’s Meadow! Children will be invited to practice foundational yoga poses and breathing exercises, while stretching and strengthening their bodies and minds. Class will be geared towards ages 3–6, but parents and siblings are welcome. […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Special Storytime

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art 125 W Bay Road, Amherst, MA

Braille Storytime with Mary Westgate FOR FAMILIES June 21, 2024 at 11 - 11:30 am Free with Museum admission Join Berkshire Hills Music Academy’s Mary Westgate for a fun, music-filled storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books. WHO YOU'LL MEET MARY WESTGATE Mary Westgate has been reading Braille books and singing with children for over 10 years. Mary […]