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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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April 2018

Eighty Years of Caldecott Books

April 20 @ 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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Paintbox Theatre presents: The Box

April 20 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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One event on April 21, 2018 at 11:00am

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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PaintBox Theatre presents the world premiere of The Box based on the picture book by Kevin O’Malley. A young boy receives a large cardboard box and, with the help of his parents, he transforms the box into a rocket ship, travels to another planet, and meets aliens. Join Paintbox for this exciting journey!

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May 2018

International Children’s and Young Adult Literature, with Restless Books

May 6 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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This event is part of the inaugural Restless Readers Weekend. Presented by Restless Books, this weekend of programs invites participants to explore literature in depth with professors and authors, interact with other devoted readers, create community, and ask essential questions literature prompts us to explore.

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Toddler & Preschool Play Series: Materials Play

May 11 @ 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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One event on May 18, 2018 at 11:00am

One event on May 25, 2018 at 11:00am

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Experiment with materials selected specifically for young explorers in the Art Studio. Free with Museum admission.

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Special Storytime: Aaron Becker

May 12 @ 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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Join Caldecott Honor winner Aaron Becker as he reads from A Stone for Sascha, his first picture book following the conclusion of his best-selling Journey trilogy, and talks about his creative process. Free with Museum admission.

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Special Storytime: Samantha Berger and Mike Curato

May 13 @ 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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What If…, a picture book written and illustrated by real-life best friends Samantha Berger and Mike Curato. Join Samantha and Mike for a special storytime followed by a found objects studio art project inspired by the mixed media illustrations in their new book.

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Happier Family Comedy Show

May 19 @ 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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$4.50 - $10

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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Special Storytime: Nadia Hohn

May 20 @ 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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Author Nadia Hohn tells a warm story about the importance of family, especially when adjusting to a new home. During this special storytime, Hohn will delight families with an interactive, lively, and musical program exploring Caribbean songs, rhymes, and games.  Free with Museum admission.

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Exhibition: A Marriage of Artistry: Leo and Diane Dillon

May 26 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 25, 2018

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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This survey presentation includes art from the Dillon's two Caldecott books as well as numerous other picture book titles.

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The Town of Turtle

May 26 @ 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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In Turtle's shell there's room for only one. But in Turtle's heart, there is room for everyone! Join Berkshire author Michelle Cuevas as she reads from her new book The Town of Turtle! Free with Museum admission.

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Gallery Talk: A Marriage of Artistry: Leo and Diane Dillon, with Chief Curator Ellen Keiter

May 31 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Join Chief Curator Ellen Keiter for a gallery talk on the special exhibition A Marriage of Artistry: Leo and Diane Dillon. Free with Museum admission. Reservations suggested

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