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Cartoon Art Museum
655 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
Phone: (415) CAR-TOON - Tty: -
Statement of Purpose
The Cartoon Art Museum is a non-profit, educational institution dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of original cartoon art in all its forms and to fostering public awareness of the historic and artistic value of this unique form of communication.
Highlights & Collections
Over 300 examples of original cartoon art on display at all times.
The Cartoon Art Museum is the only institution in the United States of its kind, and allows the general public to view works that are otherwise only available to artists and private collectors.
Permanent collection of over 5000 pieces of original
art, research library contains over 1000 cartoon books.
Current Exhibits and Upcoming Special EventsAn
Exploration of Cartoon Art, featuring cartoon art from the 1700's to the end of
the 20th century.
2003 Calendar of Events:
She Draws Comics: Great Women Cartoonists; Hate Mail: Comic Strip
Controversies--through June 8, 2003.
Small Press Spotlight on Lark Pien--through July 27, 2003.
Keeping the Faith: The Life and Art of Morrie
Turner--through July 13, 2003.
Upcoming: Art of the Alternative Weeklies (tentative
title)--June 14, 2003-October 5, 2003.
Great Comic Cats--October 11, 2003-February 2004.
Small Press Spotlight on Ben Catmull--August 1-October 19.
Small Press Spotlight on Derek Kirk Kim
--October 24, 2003-February 2004.
Admission & Directions:$6 General, $4 Students & Seniors, $2 Children 6-12, Free for CAM members and children 5 and under
Located at 655 Mission Street, in the Yerba Buena Arts District. One block south of Montgomery BART Station, between Third Street and New Montgomery. MUNI Bus Line #14.
Rod Gilchrist, Executive Director
Summerlea Kashar, Assistant Director.
Jenny Robb Dietzen, Curator.
Andrew Farago, Gallery Manager.
Anel Rodriguez, Collections Management.
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