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Reopening news

Our current plan is to reopen our galleries on Saturday, January 30, 2021 by appointment with limited hours subject to change. Reservations are required, please visit to book your visit. Information about our 2021 exhibitions is available at

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum Lucy Shelton Caswell Reading Room is scheduling limited research appointments to start January 25th. For more information, please see the Visiting the Reading Room page. To request an appointment, please email

For research and reproduction services, please email us or calling 614-292-0538.

We miss our comics community, students, faculty and staff and look forward to introducing new visitors to the rich history of cartoon art. This closure has given us the time to plan wonderful things to share with our audience in the future. We hope you and yours remain safe and healthy!