Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The Eric Carle Museum is the first institution of its kind, with its special focus on picture book art. It was founded and named after Eric Carle, known for his book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". The museum seeks to foster connections between visual and verbal literacy, and expose students young and old to art. It has several running exhibits that focus on specific picture books and their authors.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Fri. 10AM-4PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Young students will be excited and inspired by the art on display at Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Groups can take guided programs that include a brief museum orientation, Gallery and Studio experiences such as painting, and more. The museum provides pre-visit and post-visit activity resources to enhance students' learning experience at the museum. Visits to the museum encourage careful observation, book discussions, and an exploration of materials and techniques.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, ELA

topics covered:
American Art, Contemporary Art, Crafts, Drawing, Storytelling, Writing, Literature.

contact info
Email: programs@carlemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School Group Size: 10 min., 50 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available, Indoor and outdoor seating. Cost: Fee, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

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Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The Eric Carle Museum is the first institution of its kind, with its special focus on picture book art. It was founded and named after Eric Carle, known for his book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". The museum seeks to foster connections between visual and verbal literacy, and expose students young and old to art. It has several running exhibits that focus on specific picture books and their authors.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Fri. 10AM-4PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Young campers will be excited and inspired by the art on display at Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Groups can take guided programs that include a brief museum orientation, Gallery and Studio experiences such as painting, and more. The museum provides pre-visit and post-visit activity resources to enhance the experience at the museum. Visits to the museum encourage careful observation, book discussions, and an exploration of materials and techniques.

topics covered:
American Art, Contemporary Art, Crafts, Drawing, Storytelling, Writing, Literature.

contact info
Email: programs@carlemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School Group Size: 10 min., 50 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available, Indoor and outdoor seating. Cost: Fee, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The Eric Carle Museum is the first institution of its kind, with its special focus on picture book art. It was founded and named after Eric Carle, known for his book "The Very Hungry Caterpillar". The museum seeks to foster connections between visual and verbal literacy, and expose students young and old to art. It has several running exhibits that focus on specific picture books and their authors.

contact info

Hrs: Tue.-Fri. 10AM-4PM, Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Young students will be excited and inspired by the art on display at Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. Groups can take guided programs that include a brief museum orientation, Gallery and Studio experiences such as painting, and more. The museum provides pre-visit and post-visit activity resources to enhance students' learning experience at the museum. Visits to the museum encourage careful observation, book discussions, and an exploration of materials and techniques.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, ELA

topics covered:
American Art, Contemporary Art, Crafts, Drawing, Storytelling, Writing, Literature.

contact info
Email: programs@carlemuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Early Childhood, Elementary School Group Size: 10 min., 50 max. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 6:1 Registration: Online, Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own, Picnic area available, Indoor and outdoor seating. Cost: Fee, Financial Support Title I or Financial Support: Yes. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Art Museum Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

– Vincent Van Gogh created over 2,000 works during his lifetime. However, he was only ever able to sell one of his paintings while he was alive.

– Leonardo Da Vinci was left-handed. He took notes from right-to-left instead of the English language standard left-to-right.

– Pablo Picasso was arrested and questioned regarding the theft of Mona Lisa in 1911. He was released without being charged.

– In late 1961, Henri Matisse’s painting “Le Bateau” was hung upside down at the Museum of Modern Art in New York for 46 days before anyone noticed.

View Lesson Plan>>

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