Tour the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

Posted by James Revillini - April 17, 2009 - - No Comments


The Early Childhood Education Club

Is pleased to invite all Tunxis students on a trip to The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, Massachusetts.

“Our mission is to inspire, especially in children and their families, an appreciation for and an understanding of the art of the picture book.  In fulfilling our mission, we aspire to build bridges to an appreciation of art of every kind and to provide an enriching, dynamic, and supportive context for the development of literacy.”

When:  Friday, April 17, 2009

Time:  Leave Tunxis at 10:00 am.  Return to Tunxis at 4:00 pm

Cost:  $15.00 for bus.  $5.00 admission to museum.  Total:  $20.00

What will we do at the Museum?  The museum has graciously set up a self-guided tour which begins at 11:30 am and lasts for approximately 2 hours.  The tour takes participants through the entire museum.  It ends at the studio in which participants can create to their hearts’ content.

Lunch:  Each participant is required to bring a brown bag lunch and drink.  We have reserved table space in the Café.

Where and with whom do I sign up for this amazing trip?  Please see Lucy Kiermaier; ECE Club Advisor in office F5.  All money is due at time of sign-up.

This trip is graciously sponsored by the Tunxis Student Government Association and the Early Childhood Education Club

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