The Cartoon Art Museum

San Francisco
Tonight! Join in our Freelance Detective Night at the Cartoon Art Museum, see Steve Purcell in person (he’ll be doing sketches for donation everything!) and get a last look at our Sam & Max, Swift and Mirthful Justice: The Art of Steve Purcell exhibit  before it closes this weekend. (The museum will be closed on Easter Sunday, the 19th, so if you’ve been waiting for this weekend to see it, Saturday is all you get.) See it now during our evening gallery hours for Third Thursdays in the Yerba Buena! Doors open at 5pm! Be there!
For more info, see: https://www.facebook.com/events/270643416438190/?ref=22

Tonight! Join in our Freelance Detective Night at the Cartoon Art Museum, see Steve Purcell in person (he’ll be doing sketches for donation everything!) and get a last look at our Sam & Max, Swift and Mirthful Justice: The Art of Steve Purcell exhibit  before it closes this weekend. (The museum will be closed on Easter Sunday, the 19th, so if you’ve been waiting for this weekend to see it, Saturday is all you get.) See it now during our evening gallery hours for Third Thursdays in the Yerba Buena! Doors open at 5pm! Be there!

For more info, see: https://www.facebook.com/events/270643416438190/?ref=22

Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees 2014

Congratulations to the 2014 Eisner Award Nominees!

comicbookcovers:

Archie’s Pals And Gals #148, March 1981, cover by Stan Goldberg

It’s Tax Day!

comicbookcovers:

Archie’s Pals And Gals #148, March 1981, cover by Stan Goldberg

It’s Tax Day!

This Saturday! Don’t miss artist Barron Storey at the Cartoon Art Museum, as he talks about collaborating with Neil Gaiman on Sandman: Endless Nights, his “Fifteen Portraits of Despair” series, and more!
For more of his amazing artwork, follow him right here on Tumblr at http://barronstorey.tumblr.com/, or check out his website barronstorey.com, or see his work on Gallery Nucleus at http://www.gallerynucleus.com/artist/barron_storey.
Tickets are $10 or free for Cartoon Art Museum members. Purchase here: http://guestlistapp.com/events/240492

This Saturday! Don’t miss artist Barron Storey at the Cartoon Art Museum, as he talks about collaborating with Neil Gaiman on Sandman: Endless Nights, his “Fifteen Portraits of Despair” series, and more!

For more of his amazing artwork, follow him right here on Tumblr at http://barronstorey.tumblr.com/, or check out his website barronstorey.com, or see his work on Gallery Nucleus at http://www.gallerynucleus.com/artist/barron_storey.

Tickets are $10 or free for Cartoon Art Museum members. Purchase here: http://guestlistapp.com/events/240492

Bleeding Cool talks to J.H. Williams

David Dissanayake interviews Sandman: Overture artist J.H. Williams on our Cartoon Art Museum exhibition, Grains of Sand: 25 Years of the Sandman (now in its final weeks!), working with Neil Gaiman, and more!

Throw on your trench coat, bring your badge, and follow the clues to the Cartoon Art Museum! We’re hosting a night of crime solving and sleuthing as freelance detectives for April’s Third Thursday event, on April 17. Doors open at 5pm, and you can check out our current exhibits (including our Sam & Max, Swift and Mirthful Justice: The Art of Steve Purcell exhibit, now in its final weeks!), join in a Sam & Max (pictured above) scavenger hunt, and other games. See our Facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/270643416438190/?ref=22 Third Thursdays occurs every month of the year in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco. Galleries and museums extend their hours throughout the neighborhood to create a lively atmosphere of arts and interaction. For more information on Third Thursdays, see: thirdthursdaysf.wordpress.com

Throw on your trench coat, bring your badge, and follow the clues to the Cartoon Art Museum! We’re hosting a night of crime solving and sleuthing as freelance detectives for April’s Third Thursday event, on April 17. Doors open at 5pm, and you can check out our current exhibits (including our Sam & Max, Swift and Mirthful Justice: The Art of Steve Purcell exhibit, now in its final weeks!), join in a Sam & Max (pictured above) scavenger hunt, and other games. See our Facebook event page at: https://www.facebook.com/events/270643416438190/?ref=22

Third Thursdays occurs every month of the year in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco. Galleries and museums extend their hours throughout the neighborhood to create a lively atmosphere of arts and interaction. For more information on Third Thursdays, see: thirdthursdaysf.wordpress.com

The Cartoon Art Museum will host artist Ben Walker on Saturday, April 19th, from 1pm to 3pm as part of its on going Cartoonist-in-Residence program.  Visitors will be given the chance to talk to Ben, view and discuss his work. This event is free and open to the public.
Ben Walker is a cartoonist, illustrator and live art events coordinator. A self-proclaimed authority on men’s style, his line of “bears with guns” T-shirts have gained a cult following.  In 2013 he released of his first line of hats through San Francisco’s Goorin Brothers. Last year also marked the launch of Grown Ass Geek (http://grownassgeek.com/), his illustrated style blog which features local stylish guys (drawn as forest creatures) plus fashion tips like “Never give up. Never wear sweatpants” and “Do your kegels in a Kangol.”  For more info on Ben Walker, visit his website: http://benwalkerart.com/About the Cartoonist in Residence Program: The Cartoon Art Museum regularly hosts professional cartoonist in its galleries as part of its Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum patrons see cartoonists at work on their latest projects and learn everything you ever wanted to know about cartoonists–but were afraid to ask.  Past featured Cartoonists-in-Residence include Paul Madonna (All Over Coffee),Keith Knight (K Chronicles, (th)ink), Paige Braddock (Jane’s World), Roman Muradov (The New Yorker) and Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules) among many others.

The Cartoon Art Museum will host artist Ben Walker on Saturday, April 19th, from 1pm to 3pm as part of its on going Cartoonist-in-Residence program.  Visitors will be given the chance to talk to Ben, view and discuss his work. This event is free and open to the public.

Ben Walker is a cartoonist, illustrator and live art events coordinator. A self-proclaimed authority on men’s style, his line of “bears with guns” T-shirts have gained a cult following.  In 2013 he released of his first line of hats through San Francisco’s Goorin Brothers. Last year also marked the launch of Grown Ass Geek (http://grownassgeek.com/), his illustrated style blog which features local stylish guys (drawn as forest creatures) plus fashion tips like “Never give up. Never wear sweatpants” and “Do your kegels in a Kangol.”  For more info on Ben Walker, visit his website: http://benwalkerart.com/

About the Cartoonist in Residence Program:
The Cartoon Art Museum regularly hosts professional cartoonist in its galleries as part of its Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum patrons see cartoonists at work on their latest projects and learn everything you ever wanted to know about cartoonists–but were afraid to ask.  Past featured Cartoonists-in-Residence include Paul Madonna (All Over Coffee),Keith Knight (K Chronicles, (th)ink), Paige Braddock (Jane’s World), Roman Muradov (The New Yorker) and Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules) among many others.

There’s magic in the air! Join us at the Cartoon Art Museum on Saturday, April 5, from 11am to 2pm for some artistic fun with Tinker Bell and her friends celebrating the release of The Pirate Fairy on DVD and Blu-ray! There will be activities for the kids as well and local cartoonists including Vincent Kukua, George Webber, Jeff Plotkin, Ellis Kim and more drawing pirates for our visitors!

There’s magic in the air! Join us at the Cartoon Art Museum on Saturday, April 5, from 11am to 2pm for some artistic fun with Tinker Bell and her friends celebrating the release of The Pirate Fairy on DVD and Blu-ray! There will be activities for the kids as well and local cartoonists including Vincent Kukua, George Webber, Jeff Plotkin, Ellis Kim and more drawing pirates for our visitors!

Trina Robbins at the San Francisco Public Library

A sneak peek at some of the history that’ll be on display for our upcoming Pretty in Ink exhibit!