Local Events 2017-01-24T18:39:20+00:00
Special Storytime: Deborah Freedman

July 22, 2017
Free with Museum Admission

Join award-winning author/illustrator Deborah Freedman for a reading of her books Shy and This House, Once: a poetically meditative and gorgeously illustrated book that invites readers to think about where things come from and what nature provides. The reading will be followed by an art activity in which we’ll draw our own special houses!

Can’t make it to the event? You may reserve signed books online or contact The Carle Bookshop at shop@carlemuseum.org.
On 7/28 & 7/29 Emmy Award winner Teddy Forance and Generation IV Dance will bring a weekend of high energy performances to the Academy of Music.  
Dont miss one of the major dance events of the summer!

TICKETS HERE ---> www.aomtheatre.com
Friday is the deadline for The Carle Honors Early Bird discount. Reserve by July 21st! Save $100 and be listed on our printed invitation! 

Join us for the 12th annual Carle Honors Benefit Gala and Art Auction at Guastavinos in New York. This year, we honor:

Ed Young Artist
Dr. John Y. Cole Angel
Anthea Bell Bridge
Bank Street Writers Lab, represented by Chairperson 
Dr. Cynthia Weill, Mentor

Join us for this special program at The Carle! Space is limited!

In Conversation: Eric Carle and Annie Lionni
July 27, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Free with Museum Admission

Eric Carle’s first meeting with Leo Lionni in 1952 led to a job lead and a long friendship. Join Eric Carle and Annie Lionni, granddaughter of Leo Lionni, as they share their memories of Lionni and discuss the parallels between Carle and Lionni’s artistic careers.

This talk will be taped by filmmaker Kate Geis. The program concludes with a Q&A with the audience and a light reception. Books autographed by Eric Carle will be available in the Museum Shop.

Reservations are required and can be made by calling 413-559-6336. 

Image Credit: Illustration from Fish is Fish [Alfred A. Knopf]. Gift of the Lionni Family. © 1970 Leo Lionni.

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So excited for this!

Lyra Music Festival and Workshop: Young Artist Program Special Concert

Join us July 20 at 2:30 pm for a just-right concert performed by kids for kids as the amazing musicians from Lyra Music Festival & Workshops Young Artist Program present classical solo and chamber works.

Have you ever wondered what it feels like to hold a violin or play a cello? The concert will be followed by a chance to get up-close with the instruments of the classical string family through guided exploration with Stamell String mentors.
Photo by Jim Gipe.

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I miss these magical days! <3

Nice Jim Gipe!

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Guess what today is!?! HALF PRICE WEDNESDAY!!

Come to the Park and enjoy all of our attractions at half-price every Wednesday until Labor Day Weekend!