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July 2014
free with museum admission

“Simms Taback: Art by Design” Gallery Talk at The Carle Museum

July 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Join Chief Curator Nick Clark for a guided tour of the special exhibition “Simms Taback: Art by Design.” Support for this exhibition has been generously provided by Penguin Young Readers Group.

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Free to museum members

Members Opening Reception for “Simms Taback: Art by Design” Exhibition at The Carle Museum

July 12 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Join us for an intimate Members’ evening to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition. The event includes a conversation with Rick Meyerowitz, Reynold Ruffins, and Regina Hayes moderated by H. Nichols B. Clark, appetizers and drink ticket, plus the chance to win exhibition-related items in our free drawing. 5:00 pm Reception 6:15 pm Conversation Members RSVP by Monday, July 7 to Jenny Darling Stasinos at (413) 658-1104 or membership@carlemuseum.org. Support for this exhibition has been generously provided by Penguin…

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Exhibition “Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans” Opens at The New-York Historical Society

July 4
New-York Historical Society,
170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th St.), New York, NY 10024 United States
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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 creator in the first exhibition devoted to the artist in more than 50 years. Organized by The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts,…

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June 2014

Exhibition “Simms Taback: Art by Design” Opens at The Carle Museum

June 28
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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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’s permanent collection. Taback made the decision, which his family later saw through, as a way of recognizing the…

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May 2014

Exhibition “Harriet The Spy Turns Fifty” Opens at The Carle Museum

May 20
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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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 March 7 and will run until May 3, 2014. It will then be on view at The Carle from May 20 through November 30, 2014. Support…

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Gallery Talk: The Art of Bernard Waber with Chief Curator Nick Clark at The Carle Museum

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Join Carle Chief Curator Nick Clark for a guided tour of the special exhibition Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile and Friends: The Art of Bernard Waber.

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April 2014

Books on the Charles Opening Reception

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Belmont Gallery of Art, Town Hall Complex, Homer Municipal Building,
19 Moore St., 3rd floor, Belmont, MA 02478 United States
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“Books on the Charles” celebrates the work of artists who have created illustrations for picture books by award-winning children’s book publisher Charlesbridge Publishing. For 25 years, this Watertown, MA-based independent publisher of children’s fiction and non-fiction has been committed to their mission: to inform and fascinate. Over those years, “Charlesbridge has built a reputation for books with engaging, accurate text and bold, detailed illustrations.” Offering a highly attentive, collaborative team, Charlesbridge has become a “destination publisher for authors and illustrators…

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March 2014
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Gallery Talk: “The Art of Bernard Waber” with Guest Curator Leonard Marcus

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Join guest curator Leonard Marcus for a guided tour of The Carle’s special exhibition “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile and Friends: The Art of Bernard Waber.”

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free -- members only

“Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and Friends: The Art of Bernard Waber” Opening Reception at The Carle Museum

March 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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Join The Carle for an intimate Members’ evening to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition. The event includes a conversation with curator and picture book historian Leonard S. Marcus and friends, appetizers and drink ticket, plus the chance to win exhibition-related items in our free drawing. 5:00 Reception 6:15 Conversation Members RSVP by Sunday, March 23 to Jenny Darling Stasinos at 413-658-1104 or membership@carlemuseum.org Members Only – Free Support for this exhibition has been generously provided by Houghton Mifflin…

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Exhibition “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile and Friends: The Art of Bernard Waber” Opens at The Carle Museum

March 19
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art,
125 West Bay Rd., Amherst, MA 01002 United States
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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 Bernard Waber,” curated by children’s literature expert Leonard S. Marcus, will be on view from March 18 through June 8, 2014. The exhibition will honor Waber’s life’s…

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