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:

Sparky Challenge Extended through May 31st, 2015!

Thanks to the generosity of The Charles M. and Jean Schulz Grant, the Cartoon Art Museum’s $30,000 Sparky Challenge (which takes its moniker from Charles Schulz’s nickname) has been extended for two more months.  Contributions made to CAM between now and May 31, 2015, will be matched; up to $20,000 at a $1 to $2 [...]

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Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum will host artist Dustin Garcia on Saturday, June, 6th, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program.  Visitors will be given the chance to talk to Dustin, and to view and discuss his [...]

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Thursday, May 21, 2015 5:00-8:00pm Free and open to the public On Thursday, May 21, 2015 from 5pm to 8pm, we invite visitors to come and explore outer space.  In conjunction with our exhibit of Jeffrey Brown’s Darth Vader and Friends cartoons, we will be celebrating all things outer space. Enjoy beverages and out of this world [...]

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Sunday Storytime Hour: Dr. Seuss

Sunday, May 17, 2015 from 11am to 12pm Included with paid admission to the Cartoon Art Museum    The Cartoon Art Museum continues is monthly Sunday Storytime Hour on Sunday, May 17th, 2015 from 11am to 12pm. This children’s reading program will take place one Sunday every month at the Cartoon Art Museum. May’s Storytime hour will celebrate the classic [...]

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Darth Vader and Friends

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… Episode BFF: DARTH VADER AND FRIENDS While ruling the Galactic Empire, Lord Darth Vader aims to crush the Rebel Alliance with a little help from his friends. His twin children, Luke and Leia, have other plans and powerful friends of their own… The Cartoon Art [...]

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Small Press Spotlight on Geoff Vasile

  The Cartoon Art Museum’s ongoing Small Press Spotlight will feature the art of Geoff Vasile from April 11 through June 28, 2015.  The opening reception for his exhibition will be held on Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 5:00 to 8:00pm.  The reception is free and open to the public. Geoff Vasile is a cartoonist, [...]

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The Sparky Challenge 2015

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 May 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: April 18, 2015 May 30, 2015 June 13, 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 [...]

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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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