Jean Schulz's Blog

Jean Schulz, the widow of Charles “Sparky” Schulz and President of the Board of Directors at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, chronicles her adventures in the cartooning and comic book world of Peanuts.

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Visiting Universal Studios Japan

Oct 30, 2013

No trip to Japan is complete for a Peanuts fan without a trip to Universal Studios in Osaka. We were fortunate that our trip coincided with a month of Halloween themed special activities. In 2001, I had traveled with a group from our studio ‎to visit Universal Studios when it first opened. At that time, […]

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Ever and Never Exhibition Opens in Tokyo

Oct 14, 2013

The primary reason for my trip to Asia was to attend the opening of Ever and Never: The Art of Peanuts at the Mori Art Center in Tokyo on Friday October 11. I told visitors in my welcoming talk that this exhibition in the Mori Art Gallery, Tokyo, has been four years in the planning. […]

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A Short Visit to Shanghai

Oct 10, 2013

You know how it goes when you are traveling – another ‎day another city – and we are now in Shanghai. Our short visit here took us to the Mok’s new offices and Ray also wanted us to see the newest Charlie Brown cafe. This is the latest of the 20 Charlie Brown cafes in […]

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Visiting Snoopy Garden in Beijing

Oct 09, 2013

Snoopy Garden is outdoors on the fourth floor of the Dream Port Shopping Mall, which was developed by CR Land Company and includes rides, a skating rink nearby, the Snoopy Bakery, and the Snoopy themed bathrooms that are so beautifully decorated. A small train carries children around the garden. One little boy with his mother […]

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Arriving in Beijing

Oct 08, 2013

Our Chinese agents and good friends, Connie and Ray Mok met Melissa Menta and me at the airport after a 12 hour flight from San Francisco (and Melissa had arrived from New York 3 hours before we left.) We whisked (that is a joke) through Beijing traffic to the Dream Port Shopping mall. Dream Port […]

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Heading off for the Fun Garden and Ever and Never

Oct 07, 2013

Corry Kanzenberg, Museum Curator, is already in Japan for the opening of the Ever and Never exhibition in Tokyo. Here are photos taken during a press conference for the exhibition. Karen Johnson, Museum Director, and I will be there for the press opening on Friday, October 4th. But my first stop will be Beijing, where […]

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Snoopy, Snoopy, Who’s Got the Snoopy?

Oct 01, 2013

It seems that many people have one of these, or else the same ones fly around the country like “Flat Stanley.” There is the possibility of only one original, and we have yet to see it. The first “Dancing Snoopy” showed up in a query from a fan in 2008. About 10 months later, in […]

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