Oct
11
Wed
Every Day Art Program: Things That Fly in the Night Sky @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Oct 11 – Nov 14 all-day

Use metallic materials to create moving sculptures

Oct
21
Sat
Special Storytime: Tom Sullivan @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm

It’s a clash of the colors in Blue vs. Yellow! From Tom Sullivan, author-illustrator of I Used to Be a Fish, comes a high-concept picture book about a battle between primary colors. Which one will be declared the best color of all? Book signing to follow program.

Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at shop@carlemuseum.org.

Happier Family Comedy Show @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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 Desk or by calling 413-559-6336.

Oct
23
Mon
Create at The Carle! Art Classes for Adults: Bookmaking @ Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am

Teaching Artist: Meghan Burch
Enrollment limited to 20

Join us for Create at The Carle! a program with for adults 55 and older interested in expressing themselves through visual art.

Artists’ books are a visual, tactile format for expressing ideas. In this eight-week workshop, participants will explore books as unique art objects and build skill with a variety of techniques and forms that can be expanded and combined. Students will use these skills to experiment with sequencing and the relationship between text and image. Some of the structures and bindings covered in the course could include: concertina, Japanese binding, tunnel book, crown binding, altered books, flag books, scroll books, and palm leaf books.

Oct
27
Fri
Toddler and Preschool Play Series: Materials Play @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Experiment with materials selected especially for young explorers in the Art Studio.

Oct
30
Mon
Create at The Carle! Art Classes for Adults: Bookmaking @ Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am

Teaching Artist: Meghan Burch
Enrollment limited to 20

Join us for Create at The Carle! a program with for adults 55 and older interested in expressing themselves through visual art.

Artists’ books are a visual, tactile format for expressing ideas. In this eight-week workshop, participants will explore books as unique art objects and build skill with a variety of techniques and forms that can be expanded and combined. Students will use these skills to experiment with sequencing and the relationship between text and image. Some of the structures and bindings covered in the course could include: concertina, Japanese binding, tunnel book, crown binding, altered books, flag books, scroll books, and palm leaf books.

Nov
18
Sat
Happier Family Comedy Show @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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 Desk or by calling 413-559-6336.

Special Storytime: Angela DiTerlizzi @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm

Saddle up for a special storytime with author Angela DiTerlizzi! In I Wanna Be a Cowgirl, readers will delight in following the adventures of a young girl as she pulls on her (rain) boots, saddles up her (stick) horse, and gallops off through the (backyard) hills. Filled with humor and imaginative play, this sweet story captures the dream of zillions of little girls everywhere—the dream of being a cowgirl! Hats and bandanas will be handed to young guests to “spur” their own imaginative play!

Dec
16
Sat
Happier Family Comedy Show @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Dec 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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 Desk or by calling 413-559-6336.

Dec
19
Tue
Every Day Art Program: Project Paint! @ The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Dec 19 @ 4:14 pm – 5:14 pm

Experiment with paint to create your own monoprint.