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: Bees, Butterflies, and Other Bugs

    As a child, Eric Carle became interested in insects, a curiosity sparked by his father, who took him on walks...

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    Tue, Apr 7 - Sun, Aug 30, 2015

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  • 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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  • Free Fun Friday

    FREE Admission Come celebrate picture books with art activities, story readings, films, activity centers, and more! Sponsored by the Highland...

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    Fri, Jul 31, 2015

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  • CactusHead Puppets Presents: The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    The town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there's only one person who can help! CactusHead Puppets bring the...

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    Sat, Aug 1 - Sun, Aug 2, 2015

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