After a two-year hiatus, the museum is thrilled to be open to the public again with our first round of exhibitions:
A Tribute to Mike Mignola’s Hellboy (October 28, 2107 – January 29, 2018)
The Cartoon Art Museum pays tribute to creator Mike Mignola with an exhibition featuring original artwork from today’s top graphic novelists, animators, and cartoonists who have drawn inspiration from the master storyteller’s signature creation. Featured artists include Harry Bliss (The New Yorker), Jeffrey Brown (DarthVader and Son), Cliff Chiang (Paper Girls), Sam Kieth (The Maxx), Patrick McDonnell (Mutts), Steve Purcell (Sam & Max), and Kent Williams (The Fountain), among others.
Smile! The Comics of Raina Telgemeier (October 28, 2107 – March 19, 2018)
Celebrate the comics of San Francisco native Raina Telgemeier including her highly popular autobiographical works Smile and Sisters, her award-winning graphic novels Drama and Ghosts, and her acclaimed adaptations of Ann M. Martin’s The Baby-Sitter’s Club series.
Emerging Artist Showcase: Nidhi Chanani’s Pashmina (October 28, 2017– February 12, 2018)
In this heartwarming graphic novel debut, Nidhi Chanani weaves a tale about the hardship and self-discovery that is born from juggling two cultures and two worlds.
This party also serves as the closing reception for our Tribute to Mike Mignola’s Hellboy, which concludes Monday, January 29th. Several artists featured in the Hellboy tribute will be on hand to sign the Cartoon Art Museum’s limited exhibition catalogs. Special guests include Gary Amaro, Mark Badger, Lee Ballard, Nick Dragotta, Steve Purcell, Ben Seto, and Jon Way$hak.
Hellboy Tribute Signing: 6pm to 7pm
Reception: 7pm to 9pm