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Art Studio

Visit the Art Studio to enjoy the Everyday Art Project. Art Studio team members welcome you to the space, share project ideas, and answer questions. Take your artwork home, or leave it for others to see.
Individuals sitting in auditorium for a program.

Film Screenings

Short films are screened in our Auditorium, including animated versions of new and classic picture book stories and family-friendly documentaries about illustrators. Several different films are shown each day.
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Storytime

Led by staff trained in the Whole Book Approach, visitors will share stories through movement, song, and play while looking closely and learning about the art and design of picture books.

Special Events

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Enjoy an extra special evening at The Carle with art, music, dancing, and food!

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Jul
16
Tue
7:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Exploring Race & Representation in Picture Books (2 sessions)

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.

Jul
25
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors
Online
Talks

2024 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture: Roger Mello

Join us as award-winning author/artist Roger Mello presents Simmons University’s 2024 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture.

Sep
12
Thu
7:00 pm
Artists & Authors
Online
Talks

Artists at Play

Artists will discuss their work on view in the special exhibition Pictures at Play: Metafiction in Art

Sep
24
Tue
7:00 pm
Online
Workshops

Virtual Educator Workshop

Join us for a virtual educator workshop focusing on metafiction in picture books.