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Reading Room Closures and Limited Seating for Spring 2024

The Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room will have limited seating or be closed Spring 2024 during the following dates and times: Tuesday, January 30 @ 11 am-1 pm: Japanese 2255 (Closed) Thursday, February 15 @ 11 am-1 pm: Art 4056 (Closed) Thursday, March 7 @ 11 am-1 pm: Art 2300 (Closed) Monday, March 11-March 15: […]

Holiday Hours and Winter Break

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum’s Museum Galleries, Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room and Offices will be closed on the following: December 24-26, 2023 December 31, 2023 January 1, 2024 The Museum Galleries are open Tuesday-Sunday from 1-5 pm. The Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room will be open by appointment during Winter Break,  December […]


New exhibit! Depicting Mexico and Modernism: Gordo by Gus Arriola

(Columbus, OH) – The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum presents Depicting Mexico and Modernism, the first retrospective on the comic strip Gordo. On view Dec. 13, 2023–May 5, 2024, the exhibit celebrates the dazzling artistry of Mexican-American cartoonist Gustavo ‘Gus’ Arriola. The syndicated strip ran from 1941 to 1985 and featured Gordo Salazar Lopez, a bean farmer [Read More...]

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