Sneak Peek of the New Very Eric Carle Exhibit at Miami Children’s Museum

Sneak Peek of the New Very Eric Carle Exhibit 

at Miami Children’s Museum  

Friday, January 14th / 5:30PM 






WHEN:             FRIDAY, JANUARY 14TH / 5:30 – 8PM 

                        SPECIAL RIBBON CUTTING AT 5:45PM 



                        980 MACARTHUR CAUSEWAY 

                        WATSON ISLAND, MIAMI 

Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit sponsored locally by PNC Bank opens at 10AM on Saturday, January 15, 2022 at Miami Children’s Museum. Co-organized by Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh and The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, Very Eric Carle is the first North American traveling exhibit for children inspired by the art of beloved children’s book author and illustrator Eric Carle.


At this play-and-learn exhibit, visitors step into the pages of Eric Carle’s colorful picture books. His classic “Very” series, all illustrated in his hand-painted tissue paper collage technique, introduces five special insects who take journeys of discovery. Each story is a testament to Eric Carle’s love of nature, his respect for the emotional lives of children, and his recurring themes of friendship, creativity, and the power of imagination. Visitors will:


  • Become the Very Hungry Caterpillar as they follow his path
  • Weave a web with the Very Busy Spider
  • Find their light with the Very Lonely Firefly
  • Make the Very Clumsy Click Beetle flip and jump
  • Compose a night symphony with the Very Quiet Cricket
  • Enjoy a gallery of prints from Eric Carle’s “Very” book series


Very Eric Carle: A Very Hungry, Quiet, Lonely, Clumsy, Busy Exhibit sponsored locally by PNC Bank will be on display at Miami Children’s Museum, 980 MacArthur Causeway, Watson Island, Miami through Sunday, May 8, 2022 and then continues its multi-year tour as a traveling exhibit.


For more information about the Very Eric Carle Exhibit at Miami Children’s Museum, please visit  Museum admission is now being offered for two-hour play sessions from 10AM – 12PM, 1PM – 3PM and 4PM – 6PM.  After each session team members clean and sanitize the facility and swap out props for the next group.  Masks are required at all times for adults and children ages 2 and older.  Admission to the Museum is $22 for adults and children, $15 for Florida Residents, free for children under 1 year and admission for Museum Members is complimentary.  Advance ticket purchase is required through the Museum’s website as session tickets fill up quickly!  The Museum is located at 980 MacArthur Causeway on Watson Island in Miami.

Miami Children’s Museum offers bilingual and interactive exhibits, programs, classes and learning materials related to arts, culture, community and communication.  The Museum has 17 interactive galleries and houses many exciting and fun traveling exhibits.  Miami Children’s Museum is dedicated to enriching the lives of all children by fostering a love of learning through play and enabling children to realize their highest potential.  Through arts and educational programs, the Museum seeks to include and target all audiences in Miami’s changing and diverse community by being the “town center” for Miami-Dade County’s children and families.



Families can still access Miami Children’s Museum’s exciting “Museum at Home” program online, which brings the experiences of the Museum to the safety and comfort of one’s own home. Among the ways to access the program are:



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