125 West Bay Rd
Amherst, MA 01002
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The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a stunning, 40,000 square-foot facility in the heart of the Five College area of Western MA is loved by families, art aficionados and book lovers alike. The Museum houses three Galleries with rotating exhibitions of picture book art from around the world, and a permanent collection which includes works by artists such as Maurice Sendak, Leo Lionni, and Rosemary Wells. A hands-on Art Studio allows visitors to create their own masterpiece any time the Museum is open. The Auditorium hosts regular live performances, daily films, and frequent lectures and guest appearances by renowned authors and illustrators. The comfortable Reading Library is the perfect spot to settle in with a book and a friend, or take in Storytime. The Museum Shop, called by Parent's Choice "the very best bookstore for picture books in the entire world," is stocked with unique gifts and a beautiful array of picture books. The Museum is open Tues – Fri 10-4; Saturday 10-5; Sunday 12-5; now open Mondays during July and August. The Museum is located at 125 West Bay Rd, Amherst, MA. www.carlemuseum.org.
The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats
Our British Cousins: The Magical Art of Maisy and Friends
Special Storytime with Jane Schoenberg
Stuey Lewis conquered second grade but third's no piece of cake, either! Find out if he can come up with a cool-enough critter to bring to the class's pet show, when Jane Schoenberg reads from her newest book, Stuey Lewis Against All Odds.
Book signing to follow.
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