Eric Carle: Raining Cats & Dogs

March 19 - August 21, 2022
West Gallery

Cats may be Eric Carle’s favorite animals, but he loves dogs too! These furry friends appear in some of his most popular books like Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? and The Very Lonely Firefly. Carle finds opportunities to include cats and dogs throughout his children’s stories and in his independent art. On view for the first time is Carle’s playful collage of juggling animals created for the 2003 annual White House Easter Egg Roll, as well as his 2004 poster of a guitar-playing cat for German Kinderboekenweek and two collages from Small Circus, a 1975 counting book. There are other surprises too. Look for Carle’s blue cat, polka dot dog, and animals in costumes.

This exhibition is made possible through the generous support of the Hsin-Yi Foundation.