Now On View | Wed-Sun | 11am-5pm | 12 Fulton St.
Visit the new discovery room of maritime-themed art by Eric Carle, beloved creator of picture books for young children. Seaport Discovery: Exploring Our Waters with Eric Carle is designed specifically for children aged 2-7 and their adults.
Huge immersive murals will bring families into Carle’s book A House for Hermit Crab and the cargo-ship adventures of 10 Little Rubber Ducks. Visitors will enjoy activities, like meeting a live hermit crab, driving ferries on a giant play-table, and learning about cargo ships through the eyes of a rubber duck—all while exploring Carle’s use of color and pattern.
Book your free tickets in advance, or just stop by today!
Seaport Discovery: Exploring our Waters with Eric Carle is organized in cooperation with The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, Massachusetts.
Be sure to review the latest COVID-19 protocols.
About Eric Carle
Eric Carle (1929-2021) is the acclaimed and beloved creator of brilliantly illustrated and innovatively designed picture books. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of millions of children around the world and has been translated into 70 languages. Since the Caterpillar was published in 1969, Carle illustrated more than seventy books, many best sellers, and most of which he also wrote.
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