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07 Where Are Comics Museums?




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07 Where Are Comics Museums?

Words and Pictures Museum of Fine Sequential Art -- Northampton, MA --
http://www.wordsandpictures.org -- Founded by Kevin Eastman. Over 12000
originals in permanent or rotating galleries, artist signings, etc. Open
Tue-Sun, admission $3.

National Gallery of Caricature and Cartoon Art -- 1317 F St NW, Washington,
DC -- Founded by four cartoonists (Thomas F. Gibson, William Rechin, Pat
Oliphant and J. Arthur Wood), the gallery is built around Wood's cartoon
collection. Open 11-4 Tue-Sat, free admission.

International Museum of Cartoon Art -- Boca Raton, FL -- Founded by Mort
Walker, Board Members include Will Eisner, Jim Davis and Marty Nodell.
Windsor McKay originals, hundreds of cartoonists have drawn on the bathroom
walls. Open ???, admission ???

Comic Art Museum -- San Francisco CA -- Rotating exhibits of original comic
strip and comic book art. Open ???, admission ???

Michigan State University Library. -- East Lansing, MI -- Not quite a
museum, but an extensive comic reading room. You fill out a request and the
librarian brings back the comic. No stack browsing, no lending.

Brown University -- Providence, RI -- received a donation of 60,000 comics
in early 1997 which they are sorting and cataloging. It's unknown how
accessible these books will be.

 

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