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:

  • Eric Carle: Re-Imaged and Re-Imagined

    Over the past 45 years, several of Eric Carle's books have been republished, providing Carle with an opportunity to re-imagine some...

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    Tue, Sep 23, 2014 - Sun, Mar 22, 2015

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  • Eric Carle: Re-Imaged and Re-Imagined

    Over the past 45 years, several of Eric Carle's books have been republished, providing Carle with an opportunity to re-imagine some...

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    Thu, Sep 25, 2014 - Sun, Mar 22, 2015

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  • 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

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  • 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

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

    Enjoy a personal gallery tour of the works of Caldecott award-winner Uri Schulevitz, by the artist himself. Book signing to...

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    Sun, Mar 15, 2015

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  • 2015 Very Hungry Caterpillar Day

    Celebrate The Caterpillar's special day with us! Join us for special story times, art activities and a visit from The...

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    Mon, Mar 23, 2015

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