Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

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 (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—September 11, 2014) Alexandra Kennedy, Carle executive director, announced this week that H. Nichols B. Clark, The Carle’s chief curator and founding director, will retire in December after more than 13 years of service to the Museum. 

Clark was instrumental in establishing The Carle as an influential national center for picture books. He has been a tireless champion for

Amherst, MA (August 11, 2014)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is proud to present Madeline at 75: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, on view from November 15 through February 22, 2015 in Amherst. The exhibition, which celebrates the 75th anniversary of the publication of the classic Madeline, honors the plucky schoolgirl in Paris and her creator with more than 90

Amherst, MA (April 28, 2014)— The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of work by acclaimed children’s book author and illustrator Simms Taback. Simms Taback: Art by Design, on view from June 28 through November 2, 2014, celebrates the gifted artist, who decided shortly before his death in 2011 to give a significant part of his archive to the Museum

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

NEW YORK, NY (April 16, 2014)—This summer, the New-York Historical Society will present a special exhibition celebrating the 75th anniversary of the publication of the iconic children's classic Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans. Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, on view from July 4 through October 13, 2014, will honor the plucky Parisian schoolgirl and her

(Amherst, MA—March 26, 2014) Louise Fitzhugh’s beloved classic Harriet the Spy celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. To honor this momentous occasion, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts has created Harriet the Spy Turns Fifty, an exhibition of the book’s original art. The exhibition premiered at The Forbes Galleries in New York on

Amherst, MA (January 2014)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is proud to present an exhibition featuring the work of Bernard Waber, author and illustrator of more than thirty picture books including Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, Fast Food! Gulp! Gulp!, Lorenzo, and The House on East 88th Street. Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile and Friends: The Art of

Amherst, MA (September 11, 2013)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to announce that Eric Carle will be signing books at the Museum on September 21 at 10:00 am (members 9:00 am). The Carle Bookshop is proud to offer guests the one-day only opportunity to purchase Eric Carle’s new picture book Friends before its official November release date.  A limited number of