Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit

step into the pages of your favorite books by Eric Carle and experience them as artist, reader and character.

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about the exhibit

Very Eric Carle is a play-and-learn exhibit featuring activities inspired by five of Eric Carle’s classic books: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Quiet Cricket, The Very Lonely Firefly, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, and The Very Busy Spider. In this exhibit, visitors can:

  • Become the Very Hungry Caterpillar as you follow his path
  • Weave a web with the Very Busy Spider
  • Find your light with the Very Lonely Firefly
  • Make the Very Clumsy Click Beetle flip and jump
  • Compose a night symphony with the Very Quiet Cricket
  • Create artwork using many of Eric Carle’s materials and techniques
  • Enjoy a gallery of prints from Eric Carle’s Very Series as well as works in progress
COST: $70,000, plus inbound shipping
SIZE: 2,000 - 2,500 sq. ft.
SUBJECT(S): Branded Characters, Early Childhood, Literacy, Arts, Creativity, Motor Skills/Physical Challenge
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tour schedule

Summer 2021 — Booked : Phoenix Children’s Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Fall 2021 — Booked : Strong Museum of Play, Rochester, NY
Spring 2022 — Booked : Miami Children’s Museum, Miami, FL
Summer 2022 — Booked : Port Discovery Children’s Museum, Baltimore, MD
Fall 2022 — Booked : Museum of Discovery and Science, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Spring 2023 — Available
Summer 2023 — Available
Fall 2023 — Available
Spring 2024 — Available
Summer 2024 — Available
Fall 2024 — Available

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