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 Friend Among Us: The Art of Brinton Turkle

    Step back in time with Brinton Turkle and his tales of American lore. Whether set on the island of Nantucket...

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    Tue, Dec 13, 2016 - Sun, May 7, 2017

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  • Eric Carle and Friends: What's Your Favorite Color?

    Everyone has a favorite color. Some last a lifetime, others change from day to day. Eric Carle's newest publication, What's...

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    Tue, Apr 4 - Sun, Aug 27, 2017

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  • Everyday Art Program: Constructed Colorscapes

    Choose from a variety of colorful found materials to create your own three-dimensional world!

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    Wed, Apr 12 - Tue, May 16, 2017

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  • The 7th Annual Barbara Elleman Research Library (BERL) Lecture with Steven Kellogg

    The Enduring Magic of Story with Author/Illustrator Steven Kellogg Light reception and book signing to follow. Can't make it...

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    Sat, Apr 29, 2017

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  • Special Sundays in the Studio: Art Gardeners

    Come to the Art Studio and get creative!

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    Sun, Apr 30, 2017

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