Celebrating 100 Years of Charles M. Schulz
Saturday, November 12
Cost: $60.00 per person: includes a copy of the new book Charles M. Schulz: The Art and Life of the Peanuts Creator in 100 Objects (retail: $50.00) signed by Jean Schulz. Members receive a 20% discount on all ticket purchases.
Join us for a special panel discussion celebrating the centennial of Charles M. Schulz and the release of the Schulz Museum’s new book, Charles M. Schulz: The Art and Life of the Peanuts Creator in 100 Objects.
Cartoonists Robb Armstrong (JumpStart), Cathy Guisewite (Cathy), Patrick McDonnell (MUTTS), and Stephan Pastis (Pearls Before Swine) will join Benjamin L. Clark, Schulz Museum curator and book co-author, in conversation to explore the many ways Schulz and Peanuts influenced cartooning and modern culture. The participating cartoonists have all contributed to the new book and are featured in the current exhibition, The Spark of Schulz: A Centennial Celebration. An exclusive copy of the book, signed by Jean Schulz, is included with each ticket.
Note: NBC’s Al Roker was originally scheduled to lead the discussion. Due to unforeseen circumstances, he is no longer able to join this event.
About the book
Charles M. Schulz: The Life and Art of the Creator of PEANUTS in 100 Objects
By The Charles M. Schulz Museum, Benjamin L. Clark, and Nat Gertler
Weldon Owen | 9.5 x 0.51 x 12 in | 192 pages
Hardcover | $50.00
ISBN:978-1-68188-860-6 | October 4, 2022
Charles M. Schulz and his Peanuts characters conquered the comics pages, television, movies, books, and the stage, earning themselves a spot in the hearts of fans around the world. This heavily illustrated volume, published on the 100th anniversary of Schulz’s birth, illuminates the life of the renowned cartoonist through 100 objects culled from the Charles M. Schulz Museum’s collection—from Schulz’s childhood drawings to the Congressional Gold Medal minted in his honor. Alongside commentary by Curator Benjamin L. Clark and Peanuts historian Nat Gertler, Schulz’s family, friends, and colleagues share their favorite objects and provide an intimate look at Schulz’s creative legacy. This book is a must-have for any Peanuts fan.