Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Nov 8 2008

ECMLogo_smallFounded in part by Eric Carle, the renowned author and illustrator of more than 70 books, including the 1969 classic The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is the first full-scale museum in this country devoted to national and international picture book art, conceived and built with the aim of celebrating the art that we are first exposed to as children. The Museum features three Galleries dedicated to rotating exhibitions of picture book art, a hands-on Art Studio, an Auditorium for performances and lectures, a comfortable Library for reading and storytelling, a Café serving simple and delicious fare, and a Museum Shop stocked with creative gifts and old and new picture book favorites.

125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002
Phone: 413- 658-1100

Open: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sundays, noon–5 p.m. Confirm current hours at their website.

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