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:

  • Magician of the Modern: The Art of Leonard Weisgard

    Magician of the Modern: The Art of Leonard Weisgard Through June 5, 2016 Leonard Weisgard (1916-2000) was an award-wining illustrator of over 200...

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    Wed, Mar 23 - Sun, Jun 5, 2016

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  • The Art of Eric Carle: Hide and Seek

    The Art of Eric Carle: Hide and Seek April 5 - August 28, 2016 Eric Carle has made many pieces of unforgettable art...

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    Tue, Apr 5 - Sun, Aug 28, 2016

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  • A Space to Create

    A Space to Create May 7, 2016 10:00am - 12:00pm $30 (Members $25.50) Parents, Grandparents and Caretakers: Are you interested in providing the children...

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    Sat, May 7, 2016

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  • Meet Tom Angleberger and Cece Bell

    Meet Tom Angleberger and Cece Bell May 15, 2016 1:00pm Free with Museum Admission Join Tom Angleberger, author of the Origami Yoda...

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    Sun, May 15, 2016

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  • Bridging Art & Nature for Teachers and Parents

    Bridging Art & Nature for Teachers and Parents May 16, 2016 12:00pm - 5:00pm $60 (Members $51) (5 PDPs) Using some of our favorite picture...

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    Mon, May 16, 2016

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