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Spend the day at Pixar Animation Studios

Spend the day at Pixar Animation Studios Annual Cartoon Art Museum Benefit Saturday, November 10, 2012 (PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE) Purchase tickets through GuestList! Click here for more information! The Cartoon Art Museum, the only museum in the western United States dedicated to all forms of cartoons and comics, is delighted to host its [...]

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La Raza Comica presents Noche de Latinas

Thursday, August 23, 2012, 7:00-9:00pm buy essay online Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum and The Latino Comics Expo are proud to announce Noche de Latinas, an evening with Latina comic book artists discussing their craft, their inspirations, and how they manage to navigate in the “macho” world of comics.   Bay [...]

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MADison Avenue Party: Cocktails!, Cartoons and Tunes!

Thursday, September 6, 2012 from 7-9pm Tickets sold on a sliding scale: $5 – $500 (Free for Cartoon Art Museum members) The Cartoon Art Museum is celebrating and saying farewell to one of our most popular exhibitions, What, Me Worry?: 60 Years of MAD Magazine, closing September 16, 2012. Throw on that snappy, Dapper Don, [...]

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March Cartoonist-in-Residence: Alberto Serrano (Tito na Rua)

Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum hosts artist Alberto Serrano (Tito na Rua) on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program.  Museum visitors will be offered the chance to talk to Alberto about cartooning and [...]

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Small Press Spotlight on Ric Carrasquillo

March 10 – June 10, 2012 Reception Thursday, March 22, 7-9pm, Free and open to the public Beginning on March 10, 2012, the Cartoon Art Museum’s ongoing  Small Press Spotlight will feature the art of Ric Carrasquillo. Ric Carrasquillois a cartoonist, illustrator and animator living and working in San Francisco since 1998.   After self-publishing Vim [...]

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February Cartoonist-in-Residence: Jeff Plotkin

Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm Free and open to the public The Cartoon Art Museum hosts artist Jeff Plotkin on Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum visitors will be offered the chance to talk to Jeff about cartooning and view his work. [...]

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From the Football Field to the Funny Pages, Cartoon Museums Bet!

Cartoon Art Museum/ToonSeum Challenge San Francisco, CA: As the Pittsburgh Steelers and San Francisco 49ers face off on the football field, the cities’ cartoon museums are getting in on the gridiron action, too.  The San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum’s Curator Andrew Farago and Pittsburgh’s ToonSeum Director Joe Wos have issued a friendly wager based on [...]

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Small Press Spotlight on Karen Luk

October 1 – December 4, 2011 persuasive essay Karen Luk is drawer of words, writer of images and erstwhile sword fighter.  She was professionally published at 17 by Marion Zimmer Bradley for the anthology Sword and Sorceress, but decided to make art instead while in college.  She is a graduate of the California College of [...]

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70 Years of Archie Comics

July 16 – December 11, 2011 The Riverdale gang makes its way to San Francisco this summer for an all-new original art exhibition celebrating 70 Years of Archie Comics! America’s favorite teenager, Archie Andrews, has been entertaining readers worldwide since his 1941 debut, through hundreds of different titles and over one billion comics sold.  The [...]

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The Art of Howl: May 14 – September 11, 2011

Howl – Reading Ginsberg event: Thursday, July 14, 2011 7pm to 10pm Free and open to the public Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman's film, Howl, produced by Werc Werk Works, opened the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Featuring James Franco as the beat poet Allen Ginsberg, the film took an experimental approach to documenting the creation [...]

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GREEN LANTERN

June 11 – November 6, 2011 Sneak preview reception: June 9, 2011 “In brightest day, in blackest night, no evil shall escape my sight! Let those who worship evil’s might beware my power—Green Lantern’s light!” Just in time for Green Lantern's theatrical debut, the Cartoon Art Museum is presenting the first museum exhibition celebrating 70 [...]

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Jay & Silent Bob Get Old: Saturday, March 19 at The Warfield

Spend an evening with Kevin Smith and Jasone Mewes on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at San Francisco's famed Warfield Theatre!

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Storytime! Family Fun Day

Saturday, October 23 11am-4pm Free with paid admission The Cartoon Art Museum celebrates its Storytime! exhibition on Saturday, October 23, 2010 with Storytime! Family Fun Day. With paid admission to the Cartoon Art Museum, kids and their families will have the opportunity to meet professional cartoonists and create their own comics in the museum’s galleries. [...]

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Now See This – SFZF x CAM Comics Reading

Friday, September 3, 2010, from 7pm to 9pm $5 Suggested Donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) The Cartoon Art Museum and San Francisco Zine Fest are proud to present Now See This, a live, multi-media comics reading at the Cartoon Art Museum on Friday, September 3,  from 7pm to 9pm. This event will kick-off the Zine Fest [...]

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Comics 4 Comix Benefit featuring Dana Gould

Fundraising Event:  Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 8:00pm Tickets: $20 at San Francisco Punchline Comedy Club 444 Battery Street in San Francisco Comics and comix collide as the funnies meet the funny in the sixth annual fundraiser and silent art auction for San Francisco's Cartoon Art Museum.  Join the Bay Area's funniest folk for a night [...]

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