Friday, June 5, 2009

Event at the Carle

At The Museum

Birthday Bash and Children's Book Festival with Western Massachusetts Illustrators’ Guild

June 13, 2009 ~ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission

Celebrate, connect and create!
In honor of Eric Carle’s 80th birthday and the 25th anniversary of the Western Massachusetts Illustrators' Guild (WMIG), The Carle is hosting a day filled with book-signings, readings, and demonstrations by WMIG artists, hands-on activities in the Art Studio, and special performances by Smithsonian Folkways Children's music recording artist Elizabeth Mitchell. Complimenting the art in the galleries will be an exhibit of original art by some of New England’s favorite illustrators as well as an art sale, silent auction, and raffle.

Featured artists include: David Costello, Diane deGroat, Elizabeth Finney, Linda Graves, John Steven Gurney, Laura Jacques, Gary Lippincott, Jeff Mack, Bob Marstall, Shelley Rotner, Ruth Sanderson, Nicole Tadgell, and David White. For more information on events, please visit

This event sponsored by FamilyFun magazine and The Bank of Western Massachusetts.

~ Rosemary Agoglia, Curator of Education, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, 125 West Bay Road, Amherst, MA 01002, t (413) 658-1114, f (413) 658-1139,

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