First Second Books:

A Graphic Revolution
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The Cartoon Art Museum is proud to show its latest exhibition, First Second Books: A Graphic Revolution.  This historic exhibition features original artwork from Bay Area creators whose graphic novels have been published by First Second, with subject matter ranging from heartfelt autobiography to magical realism.  Featured creators include Lisa Brown, Nidhi Chanani, Sean Chiki, Kiara Brinkman, Ian Lendler, Thien Pham, Jason Shiga, Amir Soltani, Khalil Bendib, Rosemary Valero-O’Connell and Gene Luen Yang.  Sponsored by the Cartoon Art Museum, First Second Books and Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

Opening Event – Meet the Curators, Andrew Farago and Mark Siegel:  Sunday, November 19, 1:00 PM, Main Library, Koret Auditorium. 

Saturday, January 6: Ausora: Cartooning and Graphic Novel Workshop for teens with Aaron Southland for Ausora. Main Library, Mix.

Tuesday, February 6, 6:30, First Second Books: A Graphic Revolution, meet Lisa Brown, Nidhi Chanani, Thien Pham, Jason Shiga and Mariko Tamaki in conversation with Cartoon Art Museum curator Andrew Farago.  Main Library, Latino Hispanic Community Room.

Upcoming Events

Craft: Watercolor Painting
Friday, January 3, 2020, 1:00 pm
North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room
CANCELLED -- Performance: Poetry Reading
Saturday, January 4, 2020, 10:00 am
North Beach, North Beach Meeting Room

Upcoming Classes

Craft: Holiday Photo Cubes
Sunday, December 8, 2019, 2:00 pm
Potrero, Potrero Meeting Room
Learn: Mission Photography Group
Thursday, December 26, 2019, 6:30 pm
Mission, Mission General Floor Area

Current Exhibits

10 Years of the SFAC Galleries Passport Event
Through Thursday, January 2, 2020
Main Library, Art, Music & Recreation Center
Gallery of Illustrious Queers
Through Thursday, January 16, 2020
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center Exhibit Space
All That Glitters Is Not Gold:
Through Thursday, January 2, 2020
Main Library, San Francisco History Center
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