Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The mission of The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, a non-profit organization in Amherst, Massachusetts, is to inspire a love of art and reading through picture books. The only full-scale museum of its kind in the United States, The Carle collects, preserves, presents, and celebrates picture books and picture book illustrations from around the world. In addition to underscoring the cultural, historical, and artistic significance of picture books and their art form, The Carle offers educational programs that provide a foundation for arts integration and literacy.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(3/4)|85.96 Score


(3/4)|83.48 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(3/4)|89 Score



Headquarter Address

125 West Bay Road
Amherst, MA 01002