Eric Carle

On September 24 at 7 p.m., the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, will hold a “Very Virtual Benefit & Auction,” featuring appearances by Julie Andrews, Yo-Yo Ma, and Andrea Davis Pinkney. This online-only gala is a COVID-era substitute for the museum’s annual Carle Honors fundraising event. Proceeds support the museum

Amherst, MA — Four years ago, at the age of 87, picture book artist Eric Carle began creating a series of cardboard and found object collages depicting angels. He dedicated these abstract assemblages to the artist Paul Klee (Swiss, 1879-1940), who created over 70 drawings and paintings of angels during his lifetime. The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to present

New York — Swann Galleries’ Thursday, July 16 sale of Illustration Art is set to feature a standout offering of works from literary classics, magazine story illustrations, original advertising designs, as well as vintage and contemporary New Yorker art.

Original illustrations by enduring favorites lead a section of the auction dedicated to children’s literature. Among the cherished

Amherst, MA — The Carle is proud to present ART in PLACE: Social Distancing in the Studio, an exhibition featuring inspiring artworks created by more than 20 of today's leading picture-book artists during the global pandemic. The online exhibition will go live on May 26. Each illustrator is sharing one artwork, a self-portrait

Philadelphia — On Wednesday, March 25th, Freeman’s will hold a single-owner auction, The Martin Magovsky Collection of Children’s Books, at its new 1600 West Girard Avenue location. The 156-lot sale will showcase children’s books from the 20th and 21st centuries, including more than 100 Caldecott and Newbery Award and

Amherst, MA — Dive in for an underwater adventure with a new exhibition at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Under the Sea with Eric Carle showcases the artist's vibrant images of penguins, jellyfish, dolphins, seals, turtles, and whales from 11 picture books. The dynamic array of sea life is complemented by Carle's colorful collages

Amherst, MA (August 13, 2015)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art presents The Art of Eric Carle: From A to Z on view September 15, 2015 through March 20, 2016. The exhibition highlights art from Carle’s 50-year career, examining his many themes, interests, and artistic techniques. The presentation is made possible through the generous

Amherst, MA (March 16, 2015)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to announce the 2015 Carle Honors honorees to be celebrated at Guastavino’s in New York City on Thursday, September 24, 2015. The 10th annual benefit will fête the talented people who have played an instrumental role in making children’s books a vibrant and influential art and literary form in America. This year

Amherst, MA (March 13, 2015)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art presents The Art of Eric Carle: Bees, Butterflies, and Other Bugs on view April 7 through August 30, 2015. The exhibition highlights the wings, stings, and crawling things that have appeared in Carle’s art throughout his career, from advertisements created in the late 1960s to familiar picture book favorites

Amherst, MA (April 24, 2014)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to welcome its founder Eric Carle for a book signing on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 10 am. Doors are open for Museum Members from 9:00 to 9:45 am and for the general public at 10 am. The signing is free with Museum Admission. This year marks the 45th anniversary of Carle’s beloved book, The Very Hungry