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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  • 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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  • Madeline at 75: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans

    To mark the anniversary of everyone's favorite schoolgirl, Madeline, this exhibition celebrates Ludwig Bemelman's legacy. Drawings from each of the...

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    Sat, Nov 15, 2014 - Sun, Feb 22, 2015

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  • Holiday Card-Making Party

    Grab a friend and come for some creative fun. The Carle will provide a few ideas and all the materials...

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    Sat, Dec 6, 2014

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  • Mister G's Holiday Concerts

    Popular, international children's music artist and local hero Mister G returns to The Carle for two special holiday concerts. He'll...

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    Sat, Dec 6, 2014

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  • A Very Merry Madeline Weekend - Meet Madeline!

    Come and visit the special exhibition Madeline at 75: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans to learn more about this incredible artist...

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    Sat, Dec 27 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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  • CactusHead Puppets Presents: The Bremen Town Musicians

    CactusHead Puppets tells the classic tale of a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster who set off on a journey together...

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    Sat, Dec 27 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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