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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  • First Book Friendiversary

    Museum Admission is FREE today! The Carle has teamed up with friends from First Book to observe their Friendiversary, an...

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    Sat, Feb 7, 2015

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  • Tea Time with Madeline

    $10 Youth; $12 Adult (Members $5) Enjoy an afternoon of tea and cookies in The Carle Café! Families will...

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    Sat, Feb 14, 2015

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  • Madeline Weekend Celebration

    Free with Museum Admission Come and visit the special exhibition Madeline at 75: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans to learn more...

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    Sat, Feb 14 - Sun, Feb 15, 2015

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  • Gallery Talk: Madeline at 75: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans with Guest Curator Jane Bayard Curley

    Free with Museum Admission Join Guest Curator Jane Curley for a guided tour of the special exhibition Madeline at 75: The...

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    Sun, Feb 15, 2015

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  • Pioneer Valley Performing Arts High School presents Strange Love in Outer Space

    $6 (Members $5.50); Museum Admission Extra A one-armed, four-eyed alien princes. A four-mile-long, mad-scientist worm. It was love at first fight... until...

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    Tue, Feb 17 - Thu, Feb 19, 2015

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