June 17, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum
Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St.
Columbus OH 43210
Facing Feelings: An Afternoon with Raina Telgemeier
FREE and open to the public – REGISTRATION REQUIRED for PROGRAM and SIGNING
Thank you for your interest in attending this event. We’re sorry, but registration is currently full. Please fill out the form to be added to the WAITLIST. We will contact you if a space opens for you to attend. This will be in the order that we received your registration for the waitlist.
The WAITLIST IS CLOSED.
Join us on Saturday, June 17 at The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum for a special event with graphic novelist Raina Telgemeier (author of Smile, Guts, and Drama). Telgemeier’s work is the focus of a two-gallery exhibition, Facing Feelings: The Art of Raina Telgemeier, on display in our museum from May 24 – November 5. This event will include an opportunity to see the exhibit, meet Raina, and have books signed. Light refreshments will be served.
• 2:00 – 3:00pm Program with Raina Telgemeier and exhibit curator Anne Drozd
• 3:00 – 4:30pm Book signing with Raina Telgemeier*
• 1:00pm – 5:00pm The museum galleries will be open. Stop in any time between 1 and 5pm to view the exhibition.
The program and signing will take place in Sullivant Hall 220, the Jean & Charles Schulz Lecture Hall.
Books will be available to purchase on-site in our lobby from the Wexner Center Store. You are also welcome to bring your personal copies of Raina Telgemeier’s books.
*Please note that the book signing will be limited to the first 200 people and no more than 2 books per person. Yes, parents can accompany children in line (for those who only registered for a ticket for their child).
Telgemeier is the author and illustrator of the graphic novels Smile, Drama, Sisters, Ghosts, and Guts, all #1 New York Times bestsellers. She also adapted and illustrated four graphic novel versions of Ann M. Martin’s Baby-Sitters Club series and has contributed short stories to many anthologies. Raina’s accolades include six Eisner Awards, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, a Stonewall Honor, and many best-of and notables lists.