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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

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125 W Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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February 2018

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,…

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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,…

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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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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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,…

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March 2018

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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Annual The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day with Eric Carle Museum

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
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$4 - $22.50
Annual The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day with Eric Carle Museum

Celebrate the Caterpillar's special day at the annual The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day with the Eric Carle Museum! Throughout the day, you can enjoy a special art studio project, Caterpillar food search scavenger hunt, films, storytimes, and a springtime caterpillar bonanza with The Caterpillar Lab! See the full schedule below: 12:30 – 1:00 pm Storytime in the Reading Library 12:30 – 3:30 pm  Springtime Caterpillar Bonanza with The Caterpillar Lab! (Great Hall) 1:00 – 1:30 pm Meet The Very Hungry…

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