We wanted a place where art made for children could be understood as art. It’s a passion for us. We wanted to pass that passion on.
Eric and Barbara Carle
The Carle’s picture-book exhibitions showcase a variety of artists, themes, and styles. Our three galleries host six original shows a year, so there is always something new to see! 

Current Exhibitions

June 16, 2024 - January 5, 2025
East Gallery

See what all the fuzuê is about! 

May 4 - November 3, 2024
Central Gallery

What happens when the characters in a book walk off the page? 

March 16 - August 25, 2024
West Gallery

Birds of a feather flock together.

December 20, 2023 - August 4, 2024
Reading Library

Once a fairy tale casts its spell, it sticks with us. 

Upcoming Exhibitions

September 7, 2024 - March 9, 2025

A shared love of art and books.

November 16, 2024 - April 6, 2025

There’s a land that I see where the children are free.”

January 18 - June 1, 2025

Colorín colorado, este cuento apenas ha empezado

Online Exhibitions

There is no one right way to live or to love.

Twenty-six artists present affirming stories of Asian American life.

See what your favorite illustrator loved to draw as a child.

Traveling Exhibitions

A hands-on interactive exhibition inspired by the art and characters of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Mo Willems. 

Step into the pages of your favorite Eric Carle books at a museum near you! 

February 22 - August 22, 2024

Experience the wonders of nature throughout the year. 

Past Exhibitions

January 13 - June 2, 2024

From woodblocks to pixels.

November 18, 2023 - April 21, 2024

Enter a world of whimsy. 

September 2, 2023 - March 3, 2024

Connect with nature inside and outside the gallery.