Collection Highlights

These artworks represent a few highlights among the more than 250 artists and 9,000 objects in The Carle’s permanent collection. Though the Museum does not currently have a publicly searchable database, we will continue to add artworks to this website for our online visitors. For information and research, please contact chief curator Ellen Keiter at
Illustration of girl running towards man sitting on bed.
An adventure on every page.
Illustration of lots of dogs and farmers sitting outside at table in front of barn.
Feathered and furry friends.
Illustration of people dancing and band playing.
A symphony behind every story.
Illustration of people standing next to windows.
There’s no place like home.