Current Exhibits

  • Treasures from the Collections of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Treasures from the Collections of the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum February 13, 2016 - May 22, 2016

    Closed Mondays, during exhibit installations, and holidays. Before your visit, see Hours for all closings.

    This permanent exhibit features a selection of exceptional artwork and artifacts highlighting the breadth and depth of our collections.

  • Dedini: The Art of Humor Dedini: The Art of Humor February 13, 2016 - May 22, 2016

    Image: Eldon Dedini, Playboy, 1964.

    Closed Mondays, during exhibit installations, and holidays. Before your visit, see Hours for all closings.

    Eldon Dedini (1921-2006) was a master of the gag cartoon. For almost half a century, both The New Yorker and Playboy regularly published his work, which featured a unique blend of art and humor informed by his insatiable appetite and his love of fine art, jazz, wine, and life.

    * This exhibit contains sexually explicit content that may be inappropriate for some audiences.

    Join us for FREE opening events on Saturday, February 20, 2016!

  • WORDLESS: The Collection of David A. Beronä WORDLESS: The Collection of David A. Beronä February 13, 2016 - May 22, 2016

    Image: Giacomo Patri, White Collar, 1940.

    Closed Mondays, during exhibit installations, and holidays. Before your visit, see Hours for all closings.

    Historian, librarian, and scholar, David Beronä’s collection is one of the most complete representations of the scope of wordless books. The material in this exhibit ranges from the groundbreaking early woodcut novels of Frans Masreel and Lynd Ward, to contemporary artists like Sue Coe and George Walker, as well as cartoonists such as Shaun Tan, Peter Kuper, and more – each harnessing the universal power of visual storytelling.

    Join us for FREE opening events on Saturday, February 20, 2016!