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Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

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125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
(413) 658-1100 http://www.carlemuseum.org

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December 2017

Exhibition: The Art of Eric Carle: Night

December 13 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 18, 2018

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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$9 - $22

Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons, but his work is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night.

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Exhibition: The Art of Eric Carle: Night

December 13 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 18, 2018

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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This exhibition features original artwork from Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, Dream Snow, and The Very Quiet Cricket, among others. Several pieces from Draw Me a Star are also included to mark the 25th anniversary of the book’s publication.

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Exhibition: Treasures from the Collection: A 15 Year Celebration

December 13 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 1, 2018

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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In honor of its 15th anniversary, the Museum has assembled an all-star lineup of work from its permanent collection.

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Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

December 13 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 13, 2018

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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This exhibition brings together 79 first-edition Caldecott Medal award books; the newest winner, to be announced in January 2018, will be added to the display early next year. While the books themselves are valuable artifacts, it is the art inside for which they are celebrated.

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An Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies

December 15 @ 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Learning about Visual Thinking Strategies the principles of which guide the educational programming at the Museum. Designed as a way of teaching viewers to find meaning and pleasure in works of art, these strategies are based on the work of cognitive psychologist Abigail Housen and veteran museum educator, Philip Yenawine.

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Meet Javaka Steptoe

December 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Artist and author Javaka Steptoe won the 2017 Caldecott Medal for his book, Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Hear Steptoe discuss his research and art for Radiant Child, and what his year has been like following a Caldecott win.

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Winter Solstice PJ Party

December 21 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Come see the Eric Carle: Night exhibition on the longest night of the year! In addition to night-themed art projects, storytimes, and films, guests will enjoy an evening snack of milk and cookies. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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That’s a Wrap – Holiday Reuse Party

December 27 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Are you surrounded by wrapping paper, tissue paper, and boxes in your home after a busy holiday season? Bring them in to the Art Studio during this workshop to reuse them in a variety of creative ways. Ages 3+ with an adult.

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Special Storytime: Gina Perry

December 27 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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In Small, author/illustrator Gina Perry shares the story of one little girl who feels overwhelmed by the big world around her. Until…she dreams big by being an artist, plays big and makes the winning shot, and swings big because she is brave.

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

December 29 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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The town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there’s only one person who can help! Cactushead Puppets brings the story of The Pied Piper to life in this comedic, updated adaptation of the traditional folktale.

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January 2018

Happier Family Comedy Show

January 20, 2018 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Geared for kids ages 5-12, you won’t want to miss this program packed full of high energy and family-friendly funnies!

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