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:

  • Collecting Inspiration: Contemporary Illustrators and Their Heroes

    Picture books instill in children a sense of awe, magic, and wonderment, but who inspires the illustrators themselves--the people who...

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    Tue, May 23 - Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Upcoming Event:

  • Collecting Inspiration: Contemporary Illustrators and Their Heroes

    Picture books instill in children a sense of awe, magic, and wonderment, but who inspires the illustrators themselves--the people who...

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    Wed, Jun 7 - Mon, Nov 27, 2017

Upcoming Event:

  • David Weisner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling

    David Weisner has enthralled readers for three decades, and his remarkable career is surveyed in this first-ever retrospective devoted to...

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    Sun, Jun 18 - Sat, Nov 25, 2017

Upcoming Event:

  • David Weisner & The Art of Wordless Storytelling

    David Weisner has enthralled readers for three decades, and his remarkable career is surveyed in this first-ever retrospective devoted to...

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    Mon, Jul 10 - Sun, Nov 5, 2017

Upcoming Event:

  • Collecting Inspiration: Contemporary Illustrators and Their Heroes

    Picture books instill in children a sense of awe, magic, and wonderment, but who inspires the illustrators themselves--the people who...

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    Mon, Jul 10 - Mon, Nov 27, 2017

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