Get ready to enter the world of Eric Carle! Explore our summer exhibition, Eric Carle: Moonlight Nights and Other Illustrations. Create your own moonlit nights crafts, learn about the animals in the exhibition, listen to stories, and visit with local librarians. The books you know and love will come to life during this free day for families.
Schedule of Events
10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. | Kaufman Theater
Screening of the documentary Eric Carle: Picture Writer (Runtime: 32 minutes)
11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Huber Court
Animals from the Virginia Zoo
11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. | Kaufman Theater
Rainbow Puppet Productions presents Creatures Great and Small
Throughout the day
Norfolk Public Library Bookmobile
Custom books by Applewood Book Party
Music by Astro Entertainment
Photos with The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Story readings and pop-up tours of Eric Carle: Moonlit Nights & Other Illustrations
Crafts and Activities with Chesapeake Public Library, Virginia Beach Public Library, City of Norfolk and NASA.
Eric Carle: Moonlit Nights & Other Illustrations is organized by The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Amherst, Massachusetts.
The Chrysler Museum of Art presentation is made possible by Wells Fargo.
Family Day is supported by the Bunny and Perry Morgan Family Fund. Sponsored by Dominion Energy.