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!

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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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  • Toddler and Preschooler Play Series: Materials Play

    Toddler and Preschooler Play Series: Materials Play February 5, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am February 12, 2016 10:00am - 10:30am Free with Museum Admission (Toddlers...

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    Fri, Feb 5 - Fri, Feb 12, 2016

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  • First Book Friendiversary!

    First Book Friendiversary! February 6, 2016 10:00am - 4:00pm FREE The Carle has teamed up with friends from First Book to observe...

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    Sat, Feb 6, 2016

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  • The Disney-Golden Legacy, with Diane Muldrow

    The Disney-Golden Legacy, with Diane Muldrow February 13, 2016 1:00pm Free with Museum Admission Many Golden Books were illustrated by artists who...

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    Sat, Feb 13, 2016

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  • Special Storytime: Thyra Heder

    Special Storytime: Thyra Heder February 18, 2016 1:00pm Free with Museum Admission It's cold outside, so what better time to start exploring...

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    Thu, Feb 18, 2016

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