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.
It’s Football Season, Charlie Brown
December 16, 2015 through March 28, 2016 | Strip Rotation Gallery
Each fall, Peanuts readers eagerly anticipated Lucy pulling a football away from Charlie Brown. Schulz remembered from childhood, “It was impossible for one boy holding a football for another to let him kick it without pulling it away.” This selection of Peanuts comic strips highlights the Gang’s gridiron
efforts and coincides with Super Bowl 50 coming to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2016.