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Eric Carle’s stories come to life at this new local exhibit

Making its debut in the Southeast, “Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit” opens Saturday, May 20 at the Upcountry History Museum where families can step into the pages of the children’s author and illustrator, best known for the “Very Hungry Caterpillar.”

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The exhibit is co-organized by Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art. | Photo via Upcountry History Museum

Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit” opens Saturday, May 20 at the Upcountry History Museum and runs through Sunday, Septmeber 10.

Making its debut in the Southeast, this exhibit features a play-and-learn environment where families can step into the pages of the children’s author and illustrator, best known for the “Very Hungry Caterpillar.”

The exhibit features opportunities to:

  • Become the “Very Hungry Caterpillar.”
  • Weave a web with the “Very Busy Spider.”
  • Make the “Very Clumsy Click Beetle” flip and jump.
  • Compose a night symphony with the “Very Quiet Cricket.”
  • Explore all the stories in the “Reading Zone” through words, pictures, and videos.

Experience the stories brought to life Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 1-5 p.m. Get tickets.