The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Get lost in the world of The Very Hungry Caterpillar

125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002

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Bring your budding Picasso into the world of art! Eric Carle's picture books, like The Very Hungry Caterpillar and The Grouchy Ladybug, have inspired generations of children, and now you can explore works by Carle and other illustrators. At the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art you'll find galleries, an interactive art studio, a reading library, live events and more!

Upcoming Event:

  • Gray Matter: David Macaulay's Black and White

    The Carle is pleased to announce it will host an exhibition of the original art from David Macaulay's Caldecott award-winning...

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    Tue, May 19 - Sun, Nov 29, 2015

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  • A Renaissance Man: The Art of Fred Marcellino

    Fred Marcellino's artwork can be divided into three categories: his editorial work for magazines, his record cover and book jacket...

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    Tue, Jun 30 - Sun, Oct 25, 2015

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  • The Art of Eric Carle: From A to Z

    For nearly fifty years, Eric Carle's picture books have been internationally recognized for their vibrant images and distinctive collage techniques....

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    Tue, Sep 15, 2015 - Sun, Mar 20, 2016

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  • Open Book Open Play

    Fridays, September 18, 25, October 16, 23, 10:30 - 11:30 am Share picture books at story time in the Reading Library and then engage in imaginative...

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    Fri, Sep 18 - Fri, Oct 23, 2015

Upcoming Event:

  • Diva and Flea Book Party with Mo Willems and Tony DiTerrlizzi

    October 10, 2015 1:00pm Free with Museum Admission Join us for an exclusive preview of Mo Willems & Tony DiTerlizzi's illustrated chapter...

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    Sat, Oct 10, 2015

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