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The Eric Carle Museum, Exhibits

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

Come check out our new exhibitions, enjoy storytime at The Carle or online, or create something in the Art Studio. Now open Thursday through Sunday! Book your visit ahead online and learn more here. Color | Joy | Eric Carle September 10, 2021 - March 6, 2022 West Gallery Celebrate the gifts of art and story […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Special Storytime

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

Join us for a day of bilingual storytimes featuring Brazilian picture books in English and Portuguese! Join students from the Portuguese Program at UMass Amherst as they read their English translations of classic Brazilian picture book O Menino Maluqinho by Ziraldo. SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE STUDIES AT UMASS TRANSLATION IN THE HISPANIC AND LUSOPHONE WORLD WHO YOU'LL MEET BRAZIL IN […]

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The Eric Carle Museum, Exhibits

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

Come check out our new exhibitions, enjoy storytime at The Carle or online, or create something in the Art Studio. Now open Thursday through Sunday! Book your visit ahead online and learn more here. Color | Joy | Eric Carle September 10, 2021 - March 6, 2022 West Gallery Celebrate the gifts of art and story […]

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 us for creative movement inspired by Molly Idle’s Flora and the Flamingo. Bring your imagination and your dancing feet! Recommended for children ages 3+. Caregiver participation welcome. Free with Museum admission

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The Eric Carle Museum, Exhibits

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

Come check out our new exhibitions, enjoy storytime at The Carle or online, or create something in the Art Studio. Now open Thursday through Sunday! Book your visit ahead online and learn more here. Color | Joy | Eric Carle September 10, 2021 - March 6, 2022 West Gallery Celebrate the gifts of art and story […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Talk

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

Why would you create a book with no words? And how do you read a wordless picture book to children? Join David Wiesner, guest curator of Speechless: The Art of Wordless Picture Books and exhibition artists Matthew Cordell, Barbara Lehman, and Chris Raschka as they answer these questions, pose questions to one another, and share their process […]

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The Eric Carle Museum, Exhibits

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

Come check out our new exhibitions, enjoy storytime at The Carle or online, or create something in the Art Studio. Now open Thursday through Sunday! Book your visit ahead online and learn more here. Color | Joy | Eric Carle September 10, 2021 - March 6, 2022 West Gallery Celebrate the gifts of art and story […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Pediatric Vaccine Clinic

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

We are so proud to be working with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Cataldo Ambulance Service to bring a pediatric vaccine clinic to The Carle and support children and families in our community. Register now at the link below! Important Information​ Pfizer vaccine for kids 5 – 11 years old​ The vaccine is FREE​ Second dose […]

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The Eric Carle Museum, Exhibits

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

Come check out our new exhibitions, enjoy storytime at The Carle or online, or create something in the Art Studio. Now open Thursday through Sunday! Book your visit ahead online and learn more here. Color | Joy | Eric Carle September 10, 2021 - March 6, 2022 West Gallery Celebrate the gifts of art and story […]

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 Join us for this interactive storytime featuring singing, musical instruments, and braille books! 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. […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Workshop

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

Wordless Picture Books Explore how wordless picture books invite readers to look closely, think critically, and engage in collaborative storytelling. How does one “read” a book without words? How do pictures tell a story? (3 PDPs) In this workshop, we’ll explore how wordless picture books invite readers of all ages and reading levels to look closely, think […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Talk

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

Why Wordless? Why would you create a book with no words? Join David Wiesner, guest curator of Speechless: The Art of Wordless Picture Books and exhibition artists as they share their process in creating wordless picture books. Why would you create a book with no words? And how do you read a wordless picture book to children? Join David […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Talk

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

Meet Marc Brown Celebrate 45 years of Arthur the aardvark with author/illustrator Marc Brown! It’s been 45 years since Marc Brown created the most popular aardvark in the world – Arthur! In this family-friendly program, Brown will share his journey to becoming an award-winning author/illustrator and discuss his process in writing stories and developing characters, drawing […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Lecture

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

The 10th Annual Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture: Wendell Minor In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture, Wendell Minor reflects on his five decades in the publishing world. The Carle is pleased to welcome author/illustrator Wendell Minor as guest speaker for the 10th anniversary of the Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture. […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Halloween

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

Try some new treats for Halloween....spooky (but not too spooky!) picture books! VISIT THE SHOP Ghosts in the House The Dark Hardly Haunted Creepy Carrots The Fun Book of Scary Stuff Los Gatos Black on Halloween

The Eric Carle Museum, Special Storytime

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

Join author Jenn Bailey as she reads A Friend for Henry, featured in The Carle’s book exhibition Boundless: Picture Books about Disabilities. Jenn will read from her book, chat about how we go about finding our friends, and lead a drawing activity. Book signing to follow program. Can’t make the event? You may reserve signed books online.

The Eric Carle Museum, Read a Book Day!

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

National Read a Book Day on September 6 calls all book lovers to indulge in their favorite hobby, guilt-free. Bringing new worlds to life, books enlighten us and transport us on exciting adventures. They can challenge our perspectives on the human experience in ways unmatched by other media. In a world deluged by technology, National […]

The Eric Carle Museum, National Children’s Picture Book Day

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

The kids in your life would appreciate it if you spend time with them during this National Children’s Picture Book Day. We're open today from 10 am - 4 pm. Participate in our Every Day Art Project: Dino Dioramas. All day. Free with admission. National Children’s Picture Book Day is celebrated on April 2 is […]

The Eric Carle Museum, Very Hungry Caterpillar Day

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

We're celebrating Very Hungry Caterpillar Day all weekend at The Carle Bookshop! All items are 15% off (30% if you're a museum member). Online sale is all weekend! Members can log in to their member account online and be entered to win a Very Hungry Caterpillar gift basket in our raffle. In store sale is […]

The Eric Carle Museum, CactusHead Puppets

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

CactusHead Puppets Presents: Magnificent Monster Circus Come one, come all, to a circus like no other! Encounter magnificent creatures from the wilds of your imagination as their quirky human caretaker tries to teach them new tricks. Kids can lend a hand to Eustice the Unicycling Unimonster, make friends with a Fiery Fanged Worm, cheer for […]