eric carle

By now many of you have read a bit about the ingenious "First Editions, Second Thoughts" auction scheduled for the evening of December 2 in New York (the New York Times ran an awesome
Yesterday I took a little "field trip" to the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Mass. Two school-aged children and I wandered the exhibits, perused the library, and worked in the hands-on art studio, and it was delightful. There are three current exhibits this summer.
Amherst, MA - The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats, the first major United States exhibition to pay tribute to award-winning author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983), whose beloved children’s books include Whistle for Willie (1964), Peter’s Chair (1967), and The Snowy Day (1962), opens at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art on June 26, 2012 and remains on view through
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, always has exciting events, exhibits, classes, and family programs going on. Over the next few days, however, there are a few certain to interest bibliophiles, whether you collect children's lit or not. One happens this
AMHERST, MA-Join author and artist Tomie dePaola and illustrators from Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild (WMIG) at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art on June 4 from 10am to 5pm for its sixth annual Children’s Book Festival with Tomie dePaola and artists from the Western Massachusetts Illustrators Guild Artist to Artist:  Celebrating the Creative Process.  This event for art and book
On April 11 at 2:00 pm, Sotheby’s New York will hold a single owner sale of Original Illustration Art from the Collections of Kendra and Allan Daniel. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Animal Legal Defense Fund. The auction, the first of this type for Sotheby’s New York, will present children’s illustrations and other original art from this
Amherst, MA—The first-ever museum consideration of the Jewish picture book, Monsters and Miracles: A Journey through Jewish Picture Books, will travel from Los Angeles to The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Yiddish Book Center from October 15th through January 23rd.  This exhibit is co-organized by the
Eric Carle, internationally known for his beautiful and highly original tissue paper collages, employs bright colors and bold shapes to create images that are appealing and direct. The Carle’s new exhibition in the West Gallery, Eric Carle Prints and Papers, provides a rare opportunity to view some of his lesser known work in printmaking. It is on exhibit through September 5, 2010.