Coming to the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco, is a Third Thursday event in commemoration of the museum’s current exhibition on the iconic hit franchise, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
In this event taking place on Thursday August 21st, there will a docent tour by Andrew Farago, the Cartoon Art Museum curator, and also the author of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Ultimate Visual History. Visitors will be able to watch local sketch artists draw, dress like a turtle for a picture, and even enjoy drinks. The event is free and open to the public.
In a little information about the exhibition, of which the event is commemorating from, it opened on May 3rd of this year, and it is a celebration of 30 years of the comic book published by Archie Comics. Among the features include original artwork from the 1984 first issue, other early covers, interior artwork from series creators Kevin Eastman, Peter Laird and associates from Mirage Studios, as well as storyboards and animation cells from the original 1980s television show. The exhibition will be on view for another three weeks, and it is part of the comic book’s 30th anniversary in it’s entirely, as there was a movie adaptation that had recently hit theaters.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles event at Cartoon Art Museum is part of the annual event, where galleries and museums throughout San Francisco’s Yerba Buena neighborhood, create a lively atmosphere of arts and interaction. More information can be found at www.thirdthursdaysf.wordpress.com.