Explore the Whimsical World of the “Very” Insects at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
“Very Eric Carle” invites you on a mesmerizing journey into the imaginative world of the renowned author and illustrator, Eric Carle. Inspired by his quintet of “very” books, including the beloved classic, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar,” this play and learn exhibition is all about friendship, creativity, and the power of imagination.
Guests will immerse themselves in the world of children’s literature with activities inspired by five of Eric Carle’s classic books:
- 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
Step into a kaleidoscope of colors, textures, and shapes, where the boundaries between art and nature blur. Discover the messages of hope, love, and persistence woven into these timeless tales, inspiring you to find magic in your own lives!
The “Very Eric Carle” exhibit will be open September 23, 2023, through January 7, 2024. Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to be inspired by the art and stories that have captivated generations of readers!
“Very Eric Carle” is included with Museum admission or membership. The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM, and Sunday, Noon – 5 PM. Special holiday hours may apply. Plan your visit today!
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, a distinguished institution established in 1941, is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and proudly holds Affiliate status with the Smithsonian Institute. Anchored by a diverse and enriching collection spanning science and history, the museum is committed to lifelong learning. Engaging visitors through vibrant programs and exhibits, it interprets the rich tapestry of Texas and the Southwest. The museum’s commitment to education is reflected in its innovative programs, designed to inspire and educate learners of all ages. From interactive workshops to immersive exhibits, the museum provides a dynamic environment for curiosity and intellectual growth. For more information about educational programs, exhibits, and events, visit www.fwmuseum.org.