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Cartoon Art Museum

Map & Directions 655 Mission
San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Sun, Tue-Sat 11am-5pm


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11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays.

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  • CharlesD1 wrote a review for Cartoon Art Museum
    on 07/18/09


  • sfweeklybestof wrote a review for Cartoon Art Museum
    on 05/06/09

    To the uninitiated, the Cartoon Art Museum has a musty ring to it, pointing toward Hanna-Barbera cels and Krazy Kat. It does have that, but it far from ignores the new tribes of graphic novelists and young comics artists who continually reinvent the form for new generations. Like any great museum, it doesn't ignore the city that surrounds it. Over the past year, the Small Press... More >>

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  • Cameo W. on 04/27/09

    Check out the world's best cartoon art museum.

  • K12 Inc on 06/30/11

    Did you know? The word cartoon comes from the Italian “cartone” meaning a large piece of paper. In renaissance art, a cartoon was a full-size drawing used as a guide for frescoes and tapestries

  • Sarah B. on 02/10/13

    Great small museum - it won't take long to see and is only $7, but worth it. Overheard someone saying that a Sam Keith exhibit was coming soon too.

  • Matthew I. on 11/10/12

    Loved it! Check out an original Simpsons storyboard tucked away in the corner

  • matt c. on 08/13/09

    cartoon, comic, what more is there to say. pure awesomeness

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  • Every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun. until April 27

    Neil Gaiman's landmark comic book series gets a loving retrospective... More »

  • Every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun. until August 10

    Exhibit focusing on the local illustrator and web comic artist.

  • Every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat., Sun. until August 10

    This look back at the artist's career in comix includes original cover... More »

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