Cartoon Art Museum

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Cartoon Art Museum
Photograph: Wei Shi
Cartoon Art Museum

After being forced to leave its old home following a massive rent hike in 2015, the Cartoon Art Museum is back and better than ever in its new SoMa location. The space is dedicated to cartoon art and animation including editorial cartoons, Sunday funnies, graphic novels and moving animation. The camera used to create television’s first animation, Crusader Rabbit (1949-1951), stands sentinel over the museum’s lobby. In their bookstore, ‘zines, periodicals and coffee table books feature an eclectic mix of this versatile art form.

By: Shoshi Parks


Venue name: Cartoon Art Museum
Address: 781 Beach St
San Francisco
Cross street: at Larkin St
Opening hours: Tue–Sun 11am–5pm
Transport: BART & Metro to Montgomery / Bus 8AX, 8BX, 8X, 10, 14, 14X, 30, 45, 70, 80, 81X, 91, 101, 101X, 292, 397, KX
Price: $
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