Past Events

  • CXC 2023 Opening Reception CXC 2023 Opening Reception September 29, 2023

    CXC attendees and guests are invited to kick off the weekend with our annual Friday party at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, the mecca for cartoons and comic art! Explore our current exhibits, enjoy refreshments, and cheer on your cartoonist colleagues as we give out our annual Master Cartoonist, Transformative Work and Tom Spurgeon awards.

  • Let’s Talk about Our Feelings: Communicating Emotion in both Cartoons and Music Let’s Talk about Our Feelings: Communicating Emotion in both Cartoons and Music September 29, 2023

    Join 2023 CXC Special Guest Raina Telgemeier and musicians from the Ohio State School of Music as they dialogue about their shared responsibility to communicate feelings to audiences. Exploration of tone, rhythm, line, color, and intensity will serve as points of departure for the discussion that will also include details of the upcoming concert on October 9 by the Ohio State Symphonic Band “Feeling Heard.”

    FREE to attend. Open to the public.
    This is intended for a college-level audience. Music and art concepts will be discussed.

  • CXC 2023 – Friday 9/28 Events at the Billy Ireland CXC 2023 – Friday 9/28 Events at the Billy Ireland September 29, 2023

    The full CXC schedule for September 27—October 1, 2023 is here: cartooncrossroadscolumbus.org
    The following events are happening on the campus of OSU on Friday, September 29, 2023:

  • CXC 2023 - Thursday 9/28 Events at the Billy Ireland CXC 2023 - Thursday 9/28 Events at the Billy Ireland September 28, 2023

    The full CXC schedule for September 27—October 1, 2023 is here: cartooncrossroadscolumbus.org
    The following events are happening on the campus of OSU on Thursday, September 28, 2023:

  • Facing Feelings: An Afternoon with Raina Telgemeier Facing Feelings: An Afternoon with Raina Telgemeier June 17, 2023

    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 SmileGuts, 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).

    Photo by Joseph Fanvu

    Telgemeier is the author and illustrator of the graphic novels SmileDramaSistersGhosts, 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.

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