To New Heights! Fundraiser for The Carle

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Join us to honor Alix Kennedy for 15 years of extraordinary leadership.

Celebrate Alix with key friends at this evening cocktail reception, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and meet her successor, Jennifer Schantz. 

We’ve created a special, honorary campaign focused on three priority areas chosen by her: 

  • Supporting Inclusion
  • Collections Care
  • Free Access to the Museum

All donors to the campaign are invited to attend. We hope you will join us! We will announce the gift total at the event, so please make your commitment early.


Please RSVP to Jenny Stasinos at


Contact Rebecca Miller Goggins at (413) 559-6308 or

If you’re traveling we have room blocks at the Hotel Northampton (413-584-3100) and the Fairfield Inn Suites Marriott Northampton (413-587-9800) Use block name: Eric Carle Museum through September 15.

Alix Kennedy standing in Great Hall at The Carle

Under Kennedy’s leadership, the Museum created innovative exhibitions and award-winning education programs, grew its collection to more than 9,000 objects, and built a traveling exhibition program that reaches as many as 750,000 museum-goers around the world each year.

Photo © 2022 Michael D. Wilson. 

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Please donate today and join us for a fundraiser November 4, 2023, from 6-8 pm at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art to honor Alix Kennedy and celebrate her 15-year tenure as executive director at The Carle. 

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Learn about our new executive director! 

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A national search is underway for a new executive director for The Carle