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:

A Salute to Chuck Jones

at the Castro Theatre Sunday, July 10, 2016 Matinee Screening at 12 pm followed by VIP reception Hosted by the Cartoon Art Museum The Cartoon Art Museum in partnership with the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity and the Castro Theater is proud to host A Salute to Chuck Jones, a select screening of 35mm print classic [...]

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Cartoon Art Museum Launches with Community Support Initiative via Patreon

  The Cartoon Art Museum teamed up with Patreonas 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 love [...]

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MazeToons exhibition at the Children’s Creativity Museum

On display at The Children’s Creativity Museum Yerba Buena Gardens 221 4th Street, San Francisco   The Children’s Creativity Museum and San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum present MazeToons, the interactive puzzle comic by famed cartoonist Joe Wos!  MazeToons is part of the Children’s Creativity Museum’s yearlong celebration of games.  This “game-changing” exhibition is designed to [...]

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QCE Exhibitor, Programming, and Volunteer Application

  Queer Comics Expo 2016 Opens Exhibitor, Programming and Volunteer Application Submissions February 24-March 31, 2016   Exhibitor, programming and volunteer applications are now open for the Queer Comics Expo (QCE). QCE 2016 will be on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, 2016 from 11am to 5pm at the SOMArts Cultural Center and is [...]

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Cartoon Art Museum Traveling Third Thursdays Start at MoAD

Cartoon Art Museum January Third Thursday at MoAD Thursday, January 21, 2016 5-8pm Free and open to the Public See the event on : Facebook   The Cartoon Art Museum is proud to partner with the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD) for an evening celebration of visual storytelling talent with a diverse group of creators [...]

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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, July 2nd Teen Class from 1:30-3:30pm Teen Online Sign Up Saturday, July 2nd Kids Class from 1:30-3:30pm Kid Online Sign Up  SAVE THE DATES for our next monthly classes: TBD (Sign up coming soon!) IMPORTANT: Saturday afternoon cartooning classes meet monthly from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM at the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center in SOMA at 275 5th Street (on 5th Street near [...]

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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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