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:

  • A Genteel Tradition: The Art of Alice Bolam Preston

    Preston was an illustrator, designer, and craftsperson who lived in Beverly Farms, Massachusetts. She was especially known for children's book...

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    Thu, Jan 1 - Sun, May 3, 2015

Upcoming Event:

  • Tall Tales and Short Tales: The Art of Uri Shulevitz

    The Carle is pleased to announce Tall Tales and Short Tales: The Art of Uri Shulevitz, a retrospective of the...

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    Sat, Mar 14 - Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Upcoming Event:

  • Special Storytime: Paul Czajak and The Brothers Hilts

    Join author Paul Czajak and the award-winning illustrators, the Brothers Hilts, for a storytime as Paul reads from their new...

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    Sat, Apr 25, 2015

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