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Friday, April 21, 7:30 PM

Pearls Hogs the Road with Stephan Pastis
Cartoonist and author Stephan Pastis, creator of the comic strip Pearls Before Swine, celebrates the release of the newest Pearls treasury. Pastis promises  to disclose all his vices, overshare, and tell you all you want to know about Pearls Before Swine. Sit back in astonishment and horror and enjoy some of the most popular (and least popular) Pearls strips from the past few years. And as if that’s not enough of a draw (oh, look, a pun!), Pastis will also be signing copies of his newest treasury, Pearls Hogs the Road.


Saturday, April 22, 5:00 to 9:00 PM

Kid’s Night at the Museum
THIS EVENT IS CLOSED. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Drop your kids off for after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum. Kids will have the Museum all to themselves for pizza dinner, games, art, crafts, and cartooning. Discount of $5 off for siblings.


Monday, April 24, 10:00 AM to Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, arts and craft activities, and movement games on the last Monday of the month. Activities are designed for children ages 1 – 5 and their caregivers. Museum Mondays are held on the LAST Monday of every month from March – September and EVERY Monday from October – February.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular Museum admission applies.


Saturday, April 29, 2:00 PM

Bookshelf Author Series with Paige Braddock
Paige Braddock, creator of the long-running comic strip, Jane’s World, will speak about her work and sign books. There are currently 11 volumes of Jane’s World in print. Braddock published the first novel inspired by the comic series, Jane’s World: The Case of the Mail Order Bride, in June 2016 with Bold Strokes Books. She has also written a series of lesbian romance novels with this publisher under the pen name, Missouri Vaun. Braddock’s other work includes her own line of graphic novels for children with Andrews McMeel Publishing titled, Stinky Cecil in Operation Pond Rescue and Stinky Cecil in Terrarium Terror. Tickets are free with Museum admission and available on a first come, first serve basis at the Museum starting at 10:00 am on the day of the event.


Friday, May 5, 7:00 PM

First Friday Film Series: The Bridge on the River Kwai
Enjoy the WWII drama and winner of 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), starring William Holden and Alec Guinness. Cost: Free for members/$5 for public. Sponsored by Craig Schulz.


Saturday, May 6, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Comic Artist Badge Workshop
Earn your Comic Artist badge in this special, hands-on workshop just for Girl Scout Cadettes. Work with a professional cartoonist to develop stories and characters and create your own four-panel comic strip. Cadettes will receive their Comic Artist badge upon workshop completion. Advance reservations required. For fees and reservations, visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472.


Saturday, May 6, 1:00 PM

Bookshelf Author Series with Robb Armstrong
Robb Armstrong, the creator of the comic strip JumpStart, will talk about his latest book Fearless: A Cartoonist’s Guide to Life. Armstrong’s award-winning comic strip JumpStart reaches 80 million readers, is syndicated in more than 300 newspapers worldwide, and is considered the most widely syndicated comic strip from an African-American author in history. In his memoir, Armstrong weaves together his personal stories of his journey to success and hardship along the way. Armstrong will sign books after his talk. Tickets are free with Museum admission and available on a first come, first serve basis at the Museum starting at 10:00 am on the day of the event.


Saturday, May 13, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Comic Artist Badge Workshop
Earn your Comic Artist badge in this special, hands-on workshop just for Girl Scout Cadettes. Work with a professional cartoonist to develop stories and characters and create your own four-panel comic strip. Cadettes will receive their Comic Artist badge upon workshop completion. Advance reservations required. For fees and reservations, visit the Girl Scouts of Northern California website or call (707) 544-5472.


Saturday, May 13, 1:00 to 3:00 PM

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Ethen Beavers
Meet, watch, and talk to Ethen Beavers, who has worked as a penciler, inker, and colorist on a slew of comics and children’s books for the last 14 years or so. He has illustrated comics at DC, Dark Horse and IDW on titles like Star Wars, Batman, Justice League Unlimited, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Indiana Jones, Ben 10 and Samurai Jack. In Children’s Publishing he was responsible for (among other things) the art on several DC Superhero Little Golden Books and was also the regular artist on the NY Times bestselling series NERDS.


Sunday, May 14

Mother’s Day All Day
All mothers receive free Museum admission today!


Saturday, May 20, 1:00 PM

Guest Cartoonist: Art Roche
Cartoonist Art Roche talks about and signs his newest illustrated novel The Knights of Boo’Gar, a wacky medieval mystery for middle grade readers. In addition to cartooning, Roche has worked as a game developer and for Cartoon Network where he created the popular animated series Nacho Bear.


Saturday, May 27, 2:00 PM

Bookshelf Author Series with Jean Hegland
Jean Hegland is the author of Into the Forest, Windfalls, The Life Within, and Still Time. Into the Forest, the story of two sisters struggling to survive after the collapse of technological society, was adapted to the big screen. Directed by Patricia Rozema, the film stars Ellen Page (who also serves as co-producer) and Evan Rachel Wood. It premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in September, 2015, and is now featured on Netflix. Tickets are free with Museum admission and available on a first come, first serve basis at the Museum starting at 10:00 am on the day of the event.


Monday, May 29, 10:00 AM to Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, arts and craft activities, and movement games on the last Monday of the month. Activities are designed for children ages 1 – 5 and their caregivers. Museum Mondays are held on the LAST Monday of every month from March – September and EVERY Monday from October – February.
Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular museum Admission applies.


Saturday, June 3, 11:00 am

How to Draw Peanuts
Learn to draw your favorite cartoon characters with cartoonist Robert Pope. Pope has worked for Peanuts, Batman, Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, and many more. Pope will discuss his creative process and teach you how to draw some of your favorite characters!


Monday, June 5

Summer Classes Begin
Take classes in art, animation, cartooning, and even ice skating!


Saturday, June 10, 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Second Saturday Cartoonist: Jaimel Hemphill
Meet, watch and talk to cartoonist Jaimel Hemphill. Educated at The Academy of Art in San Francisco, Hemphill has applied his talent and unique style to his work writing and illustrating for the comics BlackJacks, Son-Lar, and Menhit the Mighty produced by NPC Comics.


Sunday, June 18

Father’s Day All Day
All fathers receive free Museum admission today!


Saturday, June 24, 2:00 pm

Bookshelf Author Series with Peter Coyote
Actor and writer Peter Coyote will read from and sign his new book, The Rainman’s Third Cure: An Irregular Education. Coyote has acted in over 120 films for some of the world’s most distinguished filmmakers, including Barry Levinson, Pedro Almodovar, and Steven Spielberg. He is an Emmy-Award winning narrator of over 170 documentary films, including Ken Burns, National Parks, Prohibition, The West, the Dust Bowl and the acclaimed The Roosevelts for which he received his second Emmy. Coyote’s memoir of the 1960’s counter-culture, Sleeping Where I Fall, received universally excellent reviews. His new book, The Rainman’s Third Cure: An Irregular Education, about mentors and the search for wisdom, was nominated for one of the top five books in Northern California in 2015.


Saturday, June 24, 5:00 to 9:00 pm

Kid’s Night at the Museum
Drop your kids off for after-hours fun at the Schulz Museum. Kids will have the Museum all to themselves for dinner, games, art, crafts, and cartooning. Advance reservations required. Cost: $32 per child for non-members; $25 for members. Discount of $5 off for siblings.


Monday, June 26, 10:00 am to Noon

Museum Mondays for Little Ones
Enjoy stories, movement games, arts and craft activities and a movie on the last Monday of the month. Activities are designed for children ages 1 – 5 and their caregivers. Cost: $5 per child. Up to 2 adults per child are free before 11:00 am. After 11:00 am, regular Museum admission applies.