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Bobbie's Meadow at the Eric Carle Opens

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Bobbie's Meadow at the Eric Carle Museum for Picture Book Art has officially opened with a Ribbon Cutting ceremony over the weekend. Sitting in the hundred-year-old apple orchard at the Carle and with the Mount Holyoke Range as the backdrop, Bobbie's Meadow was designed as an outdoor resource for the entire community. A place where flora and fauna come together featuring wheelchair-accessible walking path and concrete seat walls surrounded by a native wildflower meadow. 

Read The Carle Museum's press release about Bobbie's Meadow here
Photo above by Jim Gipe via The Eric Carle Museum

Ground Breaking at The Carle Museum

Kaki recently attended the ground breaking of Bobbie’s Meadow, a new outdoor space at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA. Bobbie’s Meadow is dedicated to the memory of The Carle Museum’s co-founder Barbara Carle. We are excited to be working on this project with Meyer + Silberberg that reflects Bobbie’s generous spirit and her commitment to art, children and the environment. The site is scheduled to open June 23, 2018.

From left, Christopher B. Milne Eric Carle Museum Board Chair, author and illustrator Eric Carle and Ramsey Silberberg of Meyer + Silberberg. Photo Credit: Jim Gipe

From left, Christopher B. Milne Eric Carle Museum Board Chair, author and illustrator Eric Carle and Ramsey Silberberg of Meyer + Silberberg. Photo Credit: Jim Gipe

A New Garden for The Carle

We are excited to announce our partnership with Meyer + Silberberg Land Architects to create a new garden for The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts. “Bobbie’s Garden” will be a garden in memory of museum co-founder Barbara Carle.

"Mrs. Carle loved gardens and was a lifelong environmentalist. She was an educator and she was passionate about The Carle as a place for community members to enjoy art, gather, talk, read and play." 

We look forward to creating a space that not only celebrates Mrs. Carle, but also supports her lifelong passions. 

Read more from The Carle's Press Release.

 

Image: Seth Kaye Photography, courtesy of The Carle