Happening @ CAM


The Cartoon Art Museum hosts dozens of events throughout the year, including book signings, creator appearances, lectures and workshops. Subscribe to our e-newsletter to hear about these events as we add them.

List of Upcoming Events at CAM:

Will Eisner Week: A Celebration with Mario Hernandez, Steve Leialoha, and Trina Robbins

Sunday, March 8, 2015, 4:00-5:00pm Included with Cartoon Art Museum Admission   The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates Will Eisner Week with a spirited discussion of the legendary creator’s life and artwork on Sunday, March 8, 2015 from 4:00-5:00pm.  San Francisco-based comic creators Mario Hernandez (Love and Rockets), Steve Leialoha (Fables), and Trina Robbins (Pretty in [...]

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Third Thursday presents: Year of the Sheep

 Thursday, February 19th from 5pm to 7pm (free and open to the public) Join the Cartoon Art Museum as we celebrate the Lunar New Year and the beginning of the Year of the Sheep!  Festivities begin at 5 PM, including arts, crafts, and games for people of all ages.  Activities include the gifting of hongbao [...]

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  Thursday, February 19, 7:00-9:00pm $5 General Admission, Free for Cartoon Art Museum members Please join the Cartoon Art Museum on Thursday, February 19, 2015 for a panel discussion and booksigning in conjunction with current exhibition Slinging Satire: Masters of Political Cartoons.  Matt Bors, Mark Fiore and Tom Tomorrow will discuss their work and the [...]

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The Art of Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells

February 21 – June 21, 2015 The Cartoon Art Museum and Cartoon Saloon proudly present The Art of Song of the Sea and The Secret of Kells, an exhibition featuring original and digital concept art from the studio’s two Academy Award-nominated feature films.  This behind the scenes look at Song of the Sea and The [...]

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February 7 – May 31, 2015 Reception February 28, 2015 The Cartoon Art Museum presents SAVAGE DRAGON: The Art of ERIK LARSEN, celebrating the 200th issue of the celebrated Image Comics series in a retrospective from February 7 to May 31, 2015.  This exhibition features more than 40 pieces personally selected by Larsen from his [...]

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The Sparky Challenge 2014

Once again, the Cartoon Art Museum has received a generous $30,000 matching grant from The Charles M. and Jean Schulz Grant in support of the museum’s ongoing programs and exhibitions.  Contributions to The Sparky Challenge (which takes its moniker from Charles Schulz’s nickname) made to CAM between now and March 31, 2015, will be matched; [...]

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LATE NIGHT GALLERY HOURS Join the Cartoon Art Museum for Yerba Buena Third Thursdays, a monthly night out in a unique downtown San Francisco neighborhood that’s rich with arts and culture. UPCOMING DATES: August 21st from 5pm to 8pm: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles The Cartoon Art Museum will be open for free from 5pm to [...]

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Saturday Afternoon Cartooning Classes at the Cartoon Art Museum

UPCOMING CLASS DATES: February 21, 2015 March 21, 2015 Saturday afternoon cartooning classes meet from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Cartoon Art Museum. The attendance fee for each student is $5, which covers the student’s admission to the museum and the cost of art supplies. Students will learn a wide variety of skills [...]

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About CAM Events

CAM has hosts a multitude of community events that include booksignings, receptions, special guest lectures, Cartoonist-in-Residence among many others.

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