The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is the only full-scale museum
The Carle was founded in 2002 by renowned author and illustrator Eric Carle and Barbara Carle. The museum’s mission is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books.
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125 Bay Road, Amherst, MA | 413.559.6300
Open Tues–Fri 10 a.m.–4 p.m. | Sat 10 a.m.–5 p.m. | Sun 12–5 p.m.
Open Mondays July–Aug. and during MA school vacation week | Admission is charged
Visitors of all ages can enjoy exhibitions of picture book art, story times, films, theater, art making and special events with beloved artists and authors.
Photos courtesy The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.