• The Art of Eric Carle: Night

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    Name: The Art of Eric Carle: Night
    Date: September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018
    Event Description:
    Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle’s visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night. The moon—in all its phases—always displays a gentle face. “The calm moon is a source of comfort in the night,” says Carle. This exhibition features original artwork from Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me, Dream Snow, and The Very Quiet Cricket, among others. Several pieces from Draw Me a Star are also included to mark the 25th anniversary of the book’s publication.
    The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
    Date/Time Information:
    Tues-Fri 10am - 4pm Sat 10am - 5pm Sun 12pm - 5pm
    Contact Information:
    Sandy Soderberg
    Museum Admission $9-22
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