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February 2018

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

February 22 @ 10:00 pm - February 23 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

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The Art of Eric Carle: Night

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

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Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

February 23 @ 10:00 pm - February 24 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

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The Art of Eric Carle: Night

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

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Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

February 24 @ 10:00 pm - February 25 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

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Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

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Film Screening: I Know A Man, Ashley Bryan

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Free with Museum Admission I Know A Man...Ashley Bryan (2016, 57 min.) by Richard Kane and Robert Shetterly is about a 94-year-old creative wonder who skips and jumps in his heart like a child. A poet/illustrator of over 50 children's books, Bryan has been using art his entire life to celebrate joy, mediate the darkness of war and racism, explore the mysteries of faith, and create loving community. His life story and the art he makes from this wellspring of

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

February 25 @ 10:00 pm - February 26 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

February 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

February 26 @ 10:00 pm - February 27 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

February 27 @ 10:00 pm - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

February 28 @ 10:00 pm - March 1 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »
March 2018

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 1 @ 10:00 pm - March 2 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 2 @ 10:00 pm - March 3 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

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Lesléa Newman

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Dump Trucks and Dresses and Dolls, Oh My! Smashing Gender Stereotypes in Children’s Literature Lesléa Newman, author of Heather Has Two Mommies, The Boy Who Cried Fabulous, A Fire Engine for Ruthie, and Sparkle Boy, knows how crucial it is for children to see themselves and families like theirs portrayed in literature in order to build self-esteem. In this lively presentation and discussion, Newman presents children’s books that challenge the worn-out notion that little girls are made of “sugar and

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 3 @ 10:00 pm - March 4 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

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Special Storytime with Jeanette Bradley

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Free with admission When Mama leaves her young penguin Kipling, he knows she'll return home soon—yet he still can't help but miss her. After all, Pillow Mama won't read, Picture Mama won't laugh, and Snow Mama is too cold to cuddle. Join Jeanette Bradley as she reads from her debut picture book, Love, Mama and shares a fun art project where children can decorate a small box to mail their own special treasures. Book signing to follow program. Can’t make

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 4 @ 10:00 pm - March 5 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 5 @ 10:00 pm - March 6 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

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After-School Bookmaking Class

March 6 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Grades K-3 Together we’ll create platforms for your storytelling! Experiment with mark-making and a variety of book forms as you tell your own tales through a range of exciting materials. We’ll explore paint, drawing tools, rubbing plates, stick and band bindings, and more! Space is limited, please reserve your spot by February 27th. See this link to sign up: https://shop.carlemuseum.org/category/workshops-classes/youth-families

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 6 @ 10:00 pm - March 7 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 7 @ 10:00 pm - March 8 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 8 @ 10:00 pm - March 9 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 9 @ 10:00 pm - March 10 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

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The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

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Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

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Meet Jane Yolen

March 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Jane Yolen always knew she wanted to be a writer. Her first big success was in first grade where she wrote the class musical about vegetables. After selling her first book on her 22nd birthday, she continued to publish books in every genre possible: poetry, picture books, middle grade, YA, graphic novels, nonfiction, you name it, she has written it. More than half a century later, in 2018, her 365th book comes out. That’s right—a Jane Yolen book for every

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Special Storytime: Jane Yolen and Rilla Alexander

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

In A Bear Sat on My Porch Today, a bear is one of many critters who take over the porch in a hilarious cumulative yarn from author Jane Yolen. Chant along with the protagonist as her porch fills up with a bear, a squirrel, a skunk, a possum, a raccoon, a moose, and more! Yolen’s fun text and charming illustrations by Rilla Alexander work together to convey a relatable story of reluctant hospitality-and the unexpected delight that can come from

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 10 @ 10:00 pm - March 11 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

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The Art of Eric Carle: Night

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018 Regular Museum Hours Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle's visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon--in all its phases--always displays a gentle face. "The calm moon is

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Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

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Yolen 365 For Educators

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

FOR EDUCATORS ONLY! Please join author Jane Yolen as she celebrates her 365th book with a free program just for educators. Meet Jane, hear about her career and life, and have an opportunity to ask questions. Participants will leave with a swag bag of Yolen goodies, including an educator guide for writing projects in the classroom. (1 PDP) Free. Reservations are required and begin January 9; call 413-559-6336. Book signing to follow program. Can’t make it to the event? You

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 11 @ 10:00 pm - March 12 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

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Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 12 @ 10:00 pm - March 13 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

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After-School Bookmaking Class

March 13 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Grades K-3 Together we’ll create platforms for your storytelling! Experiment with mark-making and a variety of book forms as you tell your own tales through a range of exciting materials. We’ll explore paint, drawing tools, rubbing plates, stick and band bindings, and more! Space is limited, please reserve your spot by February 27th. See this link to sign up: https://shop.carlemuseum.org/category/workshops-classes/youth-families

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 13 @ 10:00 pm - March 14 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

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Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 14 @ 10:00 pm - March 15 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 15 @ 10:00 pm - March 16 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

Find out more »

Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

November 19, 2017 - April 1, 2017 Regular Museum Hours In its short history, The Carle has become one of the premier repositories in the country for picture book art. In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection. The exhibition showcases significant acquisitions of the past 15 years with a special focus on the Museum’s most recent gifts and purchases. Included are masterworks by Don Freeman, Trina Schart Hyman,

Find out more »

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

March 16 @ 10:00 pm - March 17 @ 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Exhibition on display from December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018 during regular Museum hours This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books, the newest winner, to be announced in February 2018, will be added to the display early this year (visitors are encouraged to vote for their favorite contender!). While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated. Original illustrations from several titles are featured, including art by Marcia

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Happier Family Comedy Show

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Founded in 2015, Happier Valley Comedy is the heart of improv comedy in Western Mass! Their Happier Family Comedy Show is all about letting creativity flourish in an accepting atmosphere. Each improv show is an hour-long, all new, and created on the spot based on audience members’ suggestions and participation. Geared for kids ages 5-12, you won’t want to miss this program packed full of high energy and family-friendly funnies! Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Museum Admissions

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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art will celebrate Eric Carle’s iconic caterpillar on March 18th. Now 49 years old, Very Hungry Caterpillar Day is celebrated all over the world at schools, libraries, and bookstores. The daylong event, opening for the public at 12:00pm until 4:00pm, features visits from the giant customed Caterpillar—guests can dance and take pictures. Join us in the Art Studio and create your own puppet inspired by the book The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric

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After-School Bookmaking Class

March 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States

Grades K-3 Together we’ll create platforms for your storytelling! Experiment with mark-making and a variety of book forms as you tell your own tales through a range of exciting materials. We’ll explore paint, drawing tools, rubbing plates, stick and band bindings, and more! Space is limited, please reserve your spot by February 27th. See this link to sign up: https://shop.carlemuseum.org/category/workshops-classes/youth-families

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