Happening @ CAM

Events

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:


Cartoonist-in-Residence: Ben Collison

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 
2pm to 5:30pm
 Free in the lobby   On September 3rd, from 2 – 5:30pm, local artist Ben Collison will be a Cartoon Art Museum Cartoonist-in-Residence. Come watch him illustrate with coffee and ink. He will be talking about his latest Kickstarter project “She had Love on Her Tongue & Death [...]

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Night of a Thousand Sketches

Thursday, September 10, 2015 A Cartoon Art Museum Benefit Tickets $10-100, free admission for CAM members  Join the Cartoon Art Museum as we celebrate our final days at our current location with a party featuring cartoonists, libations, giveaways, raffle prizes, and other surprises.  Live music, specialty cocktails, and original artwork will be on tap—stay tuned [...]

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August 2015 Third Thursday: What Animals Really Think

Thursday August 20, 2015 from 5pm to 8pm Free and open to the public On August 20, 2015 from 5pm to 8pm get a glimpse into the thoughts and concerns of our furry and feathered friends as the Cartoon Art Museum and the Mechanics Institute co-present Simon Winheld’s Are You Dissing Me?: What Animals Really [...]

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AUGUST CARTOONIST IN RESIDENCE: HANNAH MCGILL

Saturday August 1, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum will host artist Hannah McGill on Saturday, August 1st, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Visitors will be given the chance to talk to Hannah, and to view and discuss her [...]

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JULY CARTOONIST IN RESIDENCE: MARK THOMPSON

Saturday, July 25, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum will host artist Mark Thompson (Monstark) on Saturday, July 25th, 2015 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Visitors will be given the chance to talk to Mark, and to view and discuss [...]

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Cartoon Boot Camp 2015: Constructing Comics

July 27-31, 2015 CARTOON BOOT CAMP 2015 Constructing Comics Time: 11am – 1pm – Ages: Intermediate Artists ages 10-14 Cost: $135 ($100 for CAM Members, join  and save)! The Cartoon Art Museum invites students to take part in a weeklong workshop dedicated to the comic book creation process.  This workshop will take young artists through [...]

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Darth Vader and Friends

  Exhibition extended through September 12, 2015 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 [...]

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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 September 12, 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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YERBA BUENA: THIRD THURSDAYS

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: August 8, 2015  switched to: August 15, 2015 (Our last class before moving!) 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 [...]

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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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