Past Exhibitions

Missed an exhibition? Find it here!
June 17 - December 31, 2023

Saddle up for a picture-perfect horse show. 

August 9 - December 17, 2023

What does home look like to you? 

April 22 - November 5, 2023
Claire A. Nivola introduces young readers to inspiring women in history.
March 18 - August 20, 2023
Yōkoso / Welcome
December 7, 2022 - July 30, 2023

Celebrate the art of writing letters—why we write them, the journeys they take, and the impact of their messages.

January 14 - June 4, 2023
Enter a world of possibilities.
November 19, 2022 - April 9, 2023
See what’s new—and old!—at The Carle. 
September 3, 2022 - March 5, 2023
The Museum isn’t the only one celebrating an important birthday this year.
June 25 - December 31, 2022
Going to pieces at The Carle. 
July 28 - December 4, 2022
How do you keep courage in the face of fear?
April 16 - November 6, 2022
Discover the art of this modernist painter and her intriguing view of childhood.
March 19 - August 21, 2022
Did you know cats were Eric Carle’s favorite animal?
May 5 - July 24, 2022
Explore picture books with innovative designs. 
December 18, 2021 - June 12, 2022
Lions, tigers, bears…and vampires! Ed Emberley takes readers on drawing adventures.
January 13 - May 1, 2022
Explore picture books in translation and the stories they give us from all over the world.
November 20, 2021 - April 3, 2022
Powerful images and words unite in this Caldecott Medal-winning book.
September 10, 2021 - March 6, 2022
Celebrate the gifts of art and story that Eric Carle shared with the world.
July 22 - December 31, 2021
Explore picture books for and about people with disabilities that promote accessibility and inclusivity.
July 17 - December 5, 2021
Seeing is believing in this celebration of wordless picture books.
June 12 - November 7, 2021
Ashley Bryan’s bold prints give poignant visual form to the music of Black spirituals, including Rocking Jerusalem
March 13 - August 29, 2021
Move through a gallery of Eric Carle’s original artworks featuring things on the go! 
March 11 - July 18, 2021

These contemporary picture books explore the complex world of emotions, offering lessons in the importance of caring for one another.

February 7 - July 3, 2021
The historic events, people, and themes of the civil rights movement are brought to life in original picture-book illustrations by 40 artists.  
December 12, 2020 - April 25, 2021
Learn about dinosaurs and the book-making process in this exhibition featuring art by Roxie Munro. 
September 19, 2020 - February 28, 2021
August 8, 2020 - January 24, 2021
August 5, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Explore recent picture books by Black authors and artists that empower readers to reflect on and celebrate their identities.
September 7, 2019 - September 6, 2020
August 13, 2019 - July 28, 2020
November 10, 2019 - July 26, 2020

A colorful panorama of Maira Kalman’s picture-book career. 

June 8 - October 27, 2019
April 6 - August 25, 2019
September 8, 2018 - March 24, 2019
April 14 - October 7, 2018
March 31 - August 26, 2018
December 12, 2017 - May 13, 2018
September 12, 2017 - March 18, 2018
December 13, 2016 - May 7, 2017
September 13, 2016 - March 19, 2017
April 5 - August 28, 2016
April 5 - August 28, 2016
September 15, 2015 - March 20, 2016
September 15, 2015 - March 20, 2016
November 10, 2015 - February 21, 2016
September 23, 2014 - March 22, 2015
November 15, 2014 - February 22, 2015
May 20 - November 30, 2014
June 28 - October 26, 2014
September 17, 2013 - March 24, 2014
March 12 - September 1, 2013
September 30, 2012 - February 24, 2013
September 20, 2011 - March 18, 2012
June 21 - October 9, 2011
April 5 - September 4, 2011
January 2 - July 28, 2011
September 21, 2010 - March 28, 2011
May 4 - November 28, 2010
April 2 - September 12, 2010
August 2, 2009 - July 29, 2010
December 19, 2008 - May 3, 2009
May 16 - December 7, 2008
September 22, 2007 - January 27, 2008
July 3 - October 28, 2007
December 22, 2006 - April 29, 2007
November 7, 2006 - March 11, 2007
September 15, 2006 - January 28, 2007
July 11 - October 22, 2006
December 16, 2005 - April 30, 2006
June 7, 2005 - January 29, 2006
August 16 - December 4, 2005
February 1 - May 29, 2005
November 20, 2004 - March 13, 2005
September 18, 2004 - January 23, 2005
January 31 - April 4, 2004
July 17 - November 9, 2003
July 13 - October 19, 2003
May 29 - October 19, 2003
March 4 - May 18, 2003
November 22, 2002 - March 23, 2003
November 22, 2002 - February 23, 2003
November 22, 2002 - January 12, 2003