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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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February 2018

Exhibition: The Art of Eric Carle: Night

February 25 @ 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

February 25 @ 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

February 25 @ 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

February 25 @ 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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Film Screening: I Know A Man…Ashley Bryan

February 25 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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I Know a Man...Ashley Bryan (2016, 73 min.) by Richard Kane and Robert Shetterly is about this 94-year-old creative wonder who skips and jumps in his heart like a child. He served in a World War II all-Black battalion and experienced the racism of a separatist Army and the carnage of D-Day. As a result, he dedicated his life to creating beauty and joy, spreading love and awe through his art. He's a poet/illustrator of over 50 children's books, makes…

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March 2018

Sandy Melanie Soderberg

March 6 @ 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Together we’ll create platforms for your storytelling! We’ll explore paint, drawing tools, rubbing plates, stick and band bindings, and more! Grades K-3. Space is limited, please reserve your spot by February 27th.

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Designing Books with Children

March 9 @ 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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In this hands-on workshop, we will explore the book form as a platform for storytelling with children.

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Gallery Tour: Treasures from the Collection

March 10 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until March 24, 2018

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Join us for a special tour of the exhibit Treasures from the Collection: A 15-Year Celebration. We will look closely at some of the Museum’s masterworks, as well as rarely seen objects that reveal the artistic process behind these works.

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Sandy Melanie Soderberg

March 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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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 letting others onto your porch! Come join us as we celebrate Jane Yolen’s 365th book of her career!

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Yolen 365 for Educators

March 11 @ 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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Please join author Jane Yolen as she celebrates her 365th book with a free program just for educators. Free though reservations are required.

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