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Exhibitions reopen September 3 – November 29, 2020 | Reservations required

Making Faces: Portraits by John Kascht and Ladies First: A Century of Women’s Innovations in Comics and Cartoon Art open from September 3 – November 29, 2020. (CLOSED SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2020). The museum galleries are open on a limited basis and reservations are required at this time. TO MAKE A RESERVATION or It’s No Joke: Billy Ireland Cartoon […]

Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room: Reopening by Appointment

On August 25, 2020, the Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room will reopen for research appointments.  Appointments will be available Monday-Friday from 10 am-12 pm and 1:30-3:30 pm. See Visiting the Library Reading Room for details on making an appointment and the safety guidelines we will be following. Contact our staff if you have any questions.


BICLM Zoom Background Series: Frank King’s Gasoline Alley

Few cartoonists can capture the feel of changing seasons quite like Frank King, creator of Gasoline Alley. Known for his innovative panel design, brilliant color palate and the “real-time” aging of his characters, King’s lovingly rendered full-page comics graced the Sunday newspaper from from 1918-1959.  As the leaves change here in Ohio and many of [Read More...]

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