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:

  • The Art of Eric Carle: Hide and Seek

    The Art of Eric Carle: Hide and Seek April 5 - August 28, 2016 Eric Carle has made many pieces of unforgettable art...

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    Tue, Apr 5 - Sun, Aug 28, 2016

Upcoming Event:

  • The Art of Eric Carle: Hide and Seek

    Eric Carle has made many pieces of unforgettable art during a 50-year career that includes more than 70 books. Unbeknownst to...

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    Tue, May 17 - Sun, Aug 28, 2016

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  • Louis Darling: Drawing the Words of Beverly Cleary

    The Carle will mark Beverly Cleary's 100th birthday with the exhibition, Louis Darling: Drawing the Words of Beverly Cleary. Darling's...

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    Tue, May 17 - Sun, Nov 27, 2016

Upcoming Event:

  • Every Day Art Program: It's All About Blue

    Robert McCloskey's Blueberries for Sal is the quintessential summertime story. Explore the magic of cool summertime colors like blue, purple...

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    Wed, Jun 8 - Tue, Jul 19, 2016

Upcoming Event:

  • Louis Darling: Drawing the Words of Beverly Cleary

    The Carle will mark Beverly Cleary's 100th birthday with the exhibition, Louis Darling: Drawing the Words of Beverly Cleary. Darling's...

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    Wed, Jun 8 - Sun, Nov 27, 2016

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