May 2 through October 15, 2015 | Downstairs Changing Gallery
Over 70 animated Peanuts films have been released since 1965. This exhibition will include an exploration of animated comics during a year that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first Peanuts television special, A Charlie Brown Christmas.
June 10, 2015 through January 10, 2016 | Upstairs Changing Gallery
Snoopy boasts an impressive array of occupations: Flying Ace, Grocery Clerk, Census-Taker, and World Famous Attorney, to name a few examples. Headquartered in Santa Rosa, Canine Companions for Independence enriches the lives of people with disabilities by providing them with assistance dogs, and the Schulz’s have long been strong supporters of their efforts. This exhibition salutes these hardworking canines alongside Snoopy and his multitude of professional pursuits.
Snoopy and the Red Baron
October 24, 2015 through April 24, 2016 | Downstairs Changing Gallery
Events commemorating the centennial anniversary of World War I are taking place around the globe through 2018. Schulz himself served during World War II, but he immersed himself in the history of The Great War to invent storylines for Snoopy, who imagined himself as a World War I Flying Ace. Learn about the real Red Baron, and Schulz’s attention to historic detail through rare artifacts, original artworks, and an expansive selection of cartoons showcasing Snoopy’s famous alter-ego.