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Museum Galleries Closed 11/20–12/12/2023

The Billy Ireland Museum Galleries will be closed for a planned exhibition changeover beginning Monday, November 20 through Tuesday, December 12. The Museum will reopen on Wednesday, December 13 with the new exhibition Depicting Mexico and Modernism: Gordo by Gus Arriola // Representando México y el modernismo: Gordo de Gus Arriola, which will be on display […]


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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