Museum at Home

If you can't come to The Carle, let The Carle come to you. We offer a variety of online events, programs, and resources that are the next best thing to being here.

Online Events & Programs

Frogs on lilipads flying across houses at nighttime.

July 22 2021: Join us as award-winning author/artist David Wiesner presents Simmons University's 2021 Mary Nagel Sweetser Lecture.

A pile of colorful picture books.

August 25, 2021: There's a difference between reading to children and reading with children. Learn how to create an active, discussion-based reading experience that builds observation and critical-thinking skills.

Picture book cover showing a group of people huddled together in a small boat, under a starry sky.

Author Mượn Thị Văn discusses the inspiration behind her book Wishes, about one Vietnamese family's search for a new home.

Online Exhibitions

Illustration of child holding book with stars against red and white striped background.

Immerse yourself in a multimedia art experience through one of The Carle's online exhibitions, such as Asians, Everyday. This presentation of 26 artists' work is curated by award-winning author and illustrator Grace Lin.

Make Art

The Carle's Art Studio offers inspiration for creative projects that appeal to all ages.
torn collage papers arranged into stripes
Celebrate the sensory experience of working with paper.
White glue lines on brown paper
Make your own paper-and-glue rubbing plate to create patterned papers.
painted paper textured with lines
Create paintings and prints using materials from your recycling bin.

Artists & Authors

Kids sitting and smiling as they listen to a story being read aloud.

Get to know your family's favorite picture book authors and artists! Hear about their work and inspirations in these video interviews.