Eric Carle Museum

Amherst, MA — The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to present The Pursuit of Everything: Maira Kalman's Books for Children, a colorful panorama of Kalman's picture book career, on view November 10, 2019 through April 5, 2020. The exhibition premiered at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, GA in June

Amherst, MA — Peter Sís invites readers on incredible journeys. His exquisitely detailed picture books follow the historic adventures of French pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and Czech arctic explorer Jan Welzl, while others herald the scientific discoveries of Galileo Galilei and Charles Darwin. Fueled by his life experiences, Sís transports readers to the ancient city of Prague in The

Amherst, MA (October 13, 2016) - When Michael Droller received a framed reproduction of a Maxfield Parrish painting as a graduation present from medical school, it ignited a passion for illustration—a passion that has long sustained him outside a career in medicine. It led Michael and his wife Esther to amass an enviable collection of picture book art rich in history and artistic achievement

(Amherst, MA — February 23, 2016) The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) today announced that The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is among the 30 finalists for the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to the community. For 22 years, the award has celebrated institutions

(Amherst, MA—September 22, 2015)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to announce a prestigious Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) for $47,500 to remediate, stabilize, and archive 125 illustrations by renowned children’s book author and artist Leonard Weisgard (1916-2000). Regarded as one of the giants in the field of children’s

(Amherst, MA—February 10, 2015)  The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to present Tall Tales and Short Tales: The Art of Uri Shulevitz, a retrospective of the work of Caldecott award-winning artist Uri Shulevitz. Organized by Curator Emeritus Nick Clark in celebration of Shulevitz’s 80th year, the exhibition opens on March 14 and will comprise approximately 90

(Amherst, MA—January 20, 2015) The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to announce that Ellen Keiter has joined the staff this month as the Museum’s new chief curator. Keiter is replacing H. Nichols B. Clark, the Museum’s founding director and chief curator. Clark, who retired in December after more than thirteen years with The Carle, will continue in an emeritus role as a

Amherst, MA (September 4, 2013)—The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition The Art of Eric Carle: Friends, beginning September 17, 2013 and running through March 24, 2014. The exhibition will feature artwork from Eric Carle’s much-anticipated picture book, Friends, which will be released on November 19, 2013.

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