Eric Carle

[Amherst, MA - November 26, 2012]  The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is proud to announce an exhibition and events in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Caldecott Award. The greatly coveted Caldecott, named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott, is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the artist of the most distinguished American
(November 19, 2012—Amherst, MA) The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to offer the rare opportunity for guests to see selections from the 20th-century classic, Charlotte’s Web, written by E.B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams. Some Book!  Some Art!:  Selected Drawings by Garth Williams for Charlotte’s Web, on exhibit from December 11, 2012 until April 22, 2013, will
[October 2012, Amherst] The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, kicks off its 10th anniversary celebration November 10 and 11 with the Museum’s first major permanent collection exhibition, Iconic Images: 10 Years of Collecting for The Carle. The opening weekend will also feature a special installation of festive stars created by local picture book artists, book signings, and a
Amherst, MA (August 27, 2012) — For the first time, Eric Carle’s fans will have a chance to see the remarkable variety of paintings, sculptures, and personal sketches that the artist has been making privately for more than 60 years. Best known for The Very Hungry Caterpillar and more than 70 other picture books, Carle created a significant and varied body of artwork that was never intended for
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(Amherst, MA) The Eric Carle Museum is pleased to announce it will host a selection of Lucy Cousins’ work called: Our British Cousins: The Magical Art of Maisy and Friends beginning May 22nd and running through November 25th.
Cousins, one of today´s most beloved author-illustrators of children´s books, is best known as the creator of the Maisy series—books that portray Maisy and her
[February 28, 2012, Amherst] In November 2012, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, will kick off its 10th anniversary with a year of special events, including parties, exhibitions, festivals, professional workshops, and family activities. The Carle, which opened its doors November 22, 2002, has become a major cultural resource in its young life, drawing more than a half
Amherst, MA - (November 7, 2011) The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to announce “Phantom Tollbooth Day,” in honor of the 50th anniversary of the publication of the classic children’s book, and the recent release of Carle trustee Leonard S. Marcus’ The Annotated Phantom Tollbooth, an insightful addition to the uproarious classic.  Both Norton Juster and Leonard Marcus will be
(Amherst, MA) August 11, 2011-  The Carle is pleased to announce a forthcoming exhibition featuring cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter, and children’s book author and illustrator Jules Feiffer. Growing Every Which Way But Up: The Children’s Book Art of Jules Feiffer will open in Amherst, Massachusetts on October 25, 2011 and remain on view until January 22, 2012.
As an artist and
(Amherst, MA)  The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts is now showing a small exhibition of Pooh and his friends, featuring the book’s penultimate drawing