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Cartoon Museum throws farewell party for MAD exhibit

The Cartoon Art Musuem in San Francisco is wrapping up its “What, Me Worry?” 60 Years of MAD Magazine exhibit in a couple of weeks. Giving it an appropriate send off. We’re celebrating and saying farewell to one of our most popular exhibits, “What, Me Worry?” 60 Years of MAD Magazine which ends September 16th. […]

Posted on: Aug 27, 2012,  Section: Exhibits, Museums, Comments: 2 Comments

Help Cartoon Art Museum fund Sketchtravel exhibit

What a great project. Hope the Cartoon Art Museum can raise what it needs to make the exhibit possible.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2012,  Section: Animation, Cartoons, Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 1 Comment

Ronald Searle Remembered exhibit opens in London

An exhibit entitled “Ronald Searle Remembered” opens up in London today featuring more than 400 works by Ronald Searle. It includes some of the clandestine drawings he produced as an inmate of Changi Gaol, the notorious Japanese prisoner of war camp, Punch covers, such as the one above, plus book and magazine illustrations. St Trinian’s […]

Posted on: May 22, 2012,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Ronald Searle Remembered exhibit opens in London

Dueling Banjo blog becomes exhibit

The Dueling Banjo blog showcasing various illustrators drawing on the theme of “banjo playing pigs” will quickly become an exhibit. The exhibit will open at on April 1 and run through April 29 at the Terra Nova Gallery in Provo Utah. If you’ve participated on the blog visit the announcement or contact Stacy Curtis or […]

Posted on: Mar 21, 2011,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Dueling Banjo blog becomes exhibit

Ronald Searle’s private drawings now on display

The Cartoon Museum in London is now displaying private drawings created by Ronald Searle that he drew while his wife was battling cancer. In 1969, Monica was diagnosed with breast cancer and given only a few months to live. She was offered a course of what in those days was seen as an experimental form […]

Posted on: Feb 14, 2011,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

ToonSeum invites bloggers, tweeters, etc. to preview

Cool idea. I wished I lived near Pittsburgh. The ToonSeum welcomes bloggers, tweeters, podcasters, and local media for a special evening event. As a museum of cartoon and comic art we recognize the important role both traditional and new media play in creating a fan based culture. We want to recognize your contribution to our […]

Posted on: Jan 11, 2011,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on ToonSeum invites bloggers, tweeters, etc. to preview

KAL returns from Russia; off to San Francisco

Kevin Kallaugher AKA “KAL” is back from St. Petersburg, Russia where 43 of his cartoons were part of an exhibit sponsored by the US Consulate about American and Russian cartoons. He’s posted photos on his blog. In a related news, KAL will also have a show of his work at the Cartoon Art Museum in […]

Posted on: Nov 2, 2010,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on KAL returns from Russia; off to San Francisco

Nick Galifianakis exhibit opens tomorrow

Washington D.C. based illustrator Nick Galifianakis has an exhibit of his work opening tomorrow night and runs through Nov 14. Nick, who provides cartoons for the Carolyn Hax advice column in the Washington Post, also has a new book due out entitled, “If You Loved Me, You’d Think This Was Cute: Uncomfortably True Cartoons About […]

Posted on: Oct 27, 2010,  Section: Books, Cartoons, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

One Fine Sunday exhibit to end in Toonseum

Just got word from John Read, curator of the One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages exhibit and not to mention editor/publisher of Stay Tooned! magazine. He tells me it is now confirmed, that his traveling exhibit will run through December 2011 closing in the Toonseum in Pittsburg. The show is next heading to Marceline, […]

Posted on: Aug 30, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

Cartoon Art Museum to host Comics 4 Comix

From the Cartoon Art Museum in San Franciso: 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 of food, drink, and entertainment, and bid on original art by some of […]

Posted on: Aug 13, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Museums, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoon Art Museum to host Comics 4 Comix

Traveling exhibit of For Better or For Worse planned

An exhibit to showcase Lynn Johnston’s career as an artist and creator of For Better or For Worse is in the works. The exhibit will launch in Northern Ontario and then into the US. In related news, Lynn is working on sequel to “Farley Follows his Nose.” The new children’s book will be entitled, “Farley […]

Posted on: Aug 13, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Traveling exhibit of For Better or For Worse planned

A peek at One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages

John Read, editor of “Stay Tooned!” and curator of the “One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages” exhibit has graciously sent me photos of the exhibit as seen in Jackson, Mississippi – the busiest mall in Mississippi he adds. He’s using a former jewelry store – hence the cases. Exhibit runs through August and then […]

Posted on: Aug 10, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 17 Comments

Dave Coverly exhibit opens today in Wisconsin

A traveling exhibit of Dave Coverly’s work is opening in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The exhibit is entitled “Speed Bump: The Comic World of Dave Coverly” and runs through September. Dave will also attend a public presentation in September for a book signing and to meet the public.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Dave Coverly exhibit opens today in Wisconsin

Herblock exhibit opens in Indiana

A Herblock traveling exhibit will be opening in Evansville Indiana tomorrow. The 20 panel exhibit entitled, “Higher Education in Mississippi” focuses on the civil rights struggles in the US in the 1960s. The exhibition will remain up through Oct. 2 in the museum at 579 S. Garvin St. The Evansville African American Museum is open […]

Posted on: Aug 2, 2010,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Herblock exhibit opens in Indiana

Sita Sang The Blues event cancelled

A while ago I reported that Sita Sang The Blues creator Nina Paley would appear at on open reception for her exhibit at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Franciso. While the exhibit will still run through it’s scheduled dates, the opening reception has been cancelled. A new date will be announced.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2010,  Section: Exhibits, Museums, Speaking Engagements, Comments: 2 Comments