Current Events

  • Garry Trudeau and Glen David Gold in Conversation Garry Trudeau and Glen David Gold in Conversation October 14, 2016

    Image copyright Garry Trudeau

    Legendary Doonesbury creator Garry Trudeau discusses his life and work as one of our most distinguished and decorated political cartoonists of the past 50 years. Along with his influential strip, syndicated in roughly 1,000 newspapers around the world, Trudeau is also the creator of the political satire show Alpha House for Amazon Studios. Joining Trudeau on stage is acclaimed novelist Glen David Gold, best known for Carter Beats the Devil (2001) and Sunnyside (2009).

    This event is FREE for all audiences (no tickets required).

    Doonesbury on GoComics

    Copresented by the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum and Wexner Center for the Arts with support from GoComics. Part of Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) city-wide cartoon and comics festival.

  • Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) 2016 Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) 2016 October 13, 2016 - October 16, 2016

    Thursday, October 13 and Friday, October 14

    Events take place at The Ohio State University campus, including the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, Hale Hall and the Wexner Center for the Arts.

    Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) hosts a two-day academic conference, Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum exhibits, a celebration of excellence and diversity in comics at SOL CON, a professional development track including a new round of our peer-to-peer “Talk and Teach” presentations, multiple receptions, a presentation on animation, and an evening in conversation with a major comics-making talent.

    Saturday, October 15 and Sunday, October 16

    Events take place at Columbus Metropolitan Library, with satellite events at the Columbus Museum of Art (CMA), and Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD).

    CXC hosts its Expo and Marketplace in the heart of the beautiful new library facility, public panel presentations, a presentation by this year’s Thurber Prize recipient, and a Saturday night focused around a major comics-making talent and accompanying exhibition.

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