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:

Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra

                Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the JCCSF 7:00-9:00 pm Get your tickets now! Standard  $28 *Premium  $38 Members get 10% off. *Premium tickets include a private post-event signing with the panelists. ______________________________________________________ Presented by Friends for Benefits and the Cartoon Art Museum With Janet Varney, John Michael [...]

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Cartoon Art Museum Launches with Community Support Initiative via Patreon

  The Cartoon Art Museum teamed up with Patreon as part of Patreon’s intentional effort to reach out and support arts-based organizations. The Cartoon Art Museum (CAM) is in transition, after having to vacate their Mission Street location, and has been in the process of securing a new space. That’s where Patreon comes in! “We [...]

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Year in Review: Looking Forward & Looking Back

Support us during our transition by contributing to our Annual Fund! A Legacy of Collecting and Sharing with the Community The Cartoon Art Museum began in 1984 with an idea. Collectors, enthusiasts, and artists banded together to share their love of cartoon and comic art with the public. Three decades later, that simple idea has [...]

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Museum Galleries Closed

The Cartoon Art Museum closed its doors at the 655 Mission location on Saturday, September 12, 2015, while we continue our search for our next location. The Cartoon Art Museum is Moving After 14 years at 655 Mission Street, the Cartoon Art Museum will close its doors on Saturday, September 12, 2015 to prepare for [...]

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Stay tuned for news about exhibitions, programming, and our new location!

Update from the Cartoon Art Museum: In October we moved into our temporary offices on 5th Street at the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center. We have also been in the process of completing a feasibility and planning study for our capital campaign, as we carefully assess and develop plans for our new home (as yet unidentified).  Our [...]

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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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Monthly Saturday Afternoon Cartooning Classes

UPCOMING CLASS DATES: Saturday, October 15th and November 12th from 1:30-3:30pm Register for Teen or Kids Classes Sign Ups are now being processed through RESO to reduce paperwork and repetitive form filling when signing up for multiple of future classes through your own family RESO account. For feedback or assistance please email education@cartoonart.org. IMPORTANT: Saturday afternoon cartooning classes [...]

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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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