Past Events

Better late than never! Browse The Carle’s past events.

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Aug
19
Thu
All Day
For Families

August Adventures

A free day at The Carle, thanks to the Highland Street Foundation! Note: Tickets are SOLD OUT
Aug
12
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Putting Books to Work

Award-winning author and artist Grace Lin discusses ways that we can use books as tools to integrate diversity into our children’s lives
Aug
12
thru
Sep
19
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Shape Your Story

Experiment with shapes and watercolor pencils to start your own stories.
Aug
8
Sun
All Day
For Families

Mask-only Free Sunday

A free, mask-only day at The Carle. Note: Tickets are SOLD OUT.

Jul
29
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Leonard S. Marcus on Censorship

In his new book, Marcus interviews author Lesléa Newman about what it’s like to have work banned or challenged in America today.

Jul
22
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

2021 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture: David Wiesner

(Program is full) Join us as award-winning author/artist David Wiesner presents Simmons University’s 2021 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture.

Jul
18
Sun
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, Talks

Member Gallery Talk with David Wiesner

A special gallery tour just for Museum Members!
Jul
18
Sun
10:00 am
Artists & Authors, Talks

Member Gallery Talk with David Wiesner

A special gallery tour just for Museum Members!
Jul
12
Mon
6:30 pm
Online, Workshops

Little Books, Big Feelings: Picture Books and Social Emotional Learning (2 sessions)

In this two-part workshop we will consider how we can use picture books to support social emotional learning.
Jul
10
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Steve Light

Head over to Whiskers Hollow—the whimsically detailed new world from Steve Light—for a fun road trip with Bear and friends.

Jul
3
Sat
11:00 am
Artists & Authors, For Families

Special Storytime: Audrey Helen Weber

Join Audrey Helen Weber as she reads her debut picture book about curiosity, cause-and-effect, and connectedness.
Jul
1
thru
Aug
8
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Song Books

Create your own song book!
Jun
15
Tue
7:00 pm
Online, Workshops

Exploring Race & Representation in Picture Books

Learn how to select picture books that reflect the lives and identities of all readers, and discover tools for building a more inclusive book collection.
Jun
2
Wed
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online

Book Share with Molly Knox Ostertag

Join award-winning graphic novelist Molly Knox Ostertag as she draws and chats about writing and illustrating graphic novels, the importance of queer topics in contemporary and fantasy literature for teens, and her newest book, The Girl from the Sea, the perfect summer teen read featuring selkies, coming out, first love, and a little magic! 
May
20
thru
Jun
27
All Day
For Families

Everyday Art Project: Paper on the Move!

Create a transportation network and explore paper in three dimensions!
May
18
Tue
6:30 pm
Workshops

Whole Book Approach

Learn about The Carle’s storytime approach.
May
8
Sat
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, For Families, Online

Book Share with Mượn Thị Văn and Victo Ngai

Hear from Văn and Ngai as they share their collaboration and creative process.
Apr
29
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online

Book Share with Bruce Handy and Hyewon Yum

Handy and Yum discuss their new book, The Happiness of a Dog with a Ball in It’s Mouth. 
Apr
22
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online, Talks

Gallery Talk with Andrea Davis Pinkney

Join guest curator Andrea Davis Pinkney for a virtual gallery tour of the special exhibition Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Children’s Books.
Apr
13
Tue
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors, Online

Book Share with Yuyi Morales and Warren Binford

Join Yuyi Morales and Warren Binford as they discuss the book, Hear My Voice/Escucha mi voz