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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Museum’s 15th Anniversary Celebration with Jeff Smith

Aug 17, 2017

On Saturday, August 12, the Museum held its 15th anniversary celebration. The Great Hall filled with cartoonists who spoke with visitors, signed books, and discussed cartooning in general. Jeff Smith, creator of the Bone graphic novel series, headlined the event with a discussion of his work led by Lex Fajardo and Paige Braddock. At the […]

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Peanuts ‘Abbey Road’ Crosswalk

Jul 28, 2017

Visitors and regular Ice Arena patrons are all having fun taking their photos in the new Peanuts crosswalk at Snoopy’s Home Ice, which is a take on the classic Beatles’ Abbey Road album cover. They enjoy figuring out just the right position in the crosswalk to stand in to appear to be walking with Marcie, Lucy, Charlie […]

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Olive Oil Art – Voting Results

Jun 20, 2017

The olive oil art from my previous blog post on May 15 produced a very interesting pattern of favorites. Remember that these are free art, the only outside force can be a piece of bread, so it is a true test of creativity! #12 and #9 received the most votes. #12 surprised me, because I think […]

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Olive Oil Art – Vote for Your Favorite

May 15, 2017

Readers of this blog are invited to ‎vote for their favorite in the comments (you may vote for your first, second, and third favorites, and I will tally them.) This is a reprise of a blog post from two years ago on February 16, 2015. As with everything on my blog, this comes with a […]

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Schulz Museum Named 2016 Tourism Champion

Apr 17, 2017

The Museum is proud to be recognized as a Tourism Champion by Sonoma County Tourism at their annual meeting on April 10th. Renee Donmon, our membership director, and Tracey Pugh, our marketing director, received this award for the Museum. From left to right, Caroline Beteta, President/CEO of Visit California, Roger Dow, President/CEO of US Travel […]

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License Plates Seen Around Town

Mar 13, 2017

It took 10 years to get them, but now the Snoopy license plates are available! You can read more about the history of how the plates came to be on my blog from February, 2014. We want to know what interesting plates you’ve noticed. Here are some that I’ve seen recently. The Van Pelt plate […]

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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

Feb 08, 2017

Saturday night, the 4th, was the member party for our new exhibition, It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, and we welcomed our visitors in from the rain. One first time visitor to the Museum was enjoying trying out our interactive shadow box. I stopped in the following d‎ay which was scheduled as a Free […]

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Our Friend, Gene Cernan

Jan 18, 2017

America lost a true hero a couple of days ago. Gene Cernan passed away in a hospital in Houston, Texas. Gene (standing to Snoopy’s right) and fellow Apollo astronaut Tom Stafford (on Snoopy’s left) were well loved here at the Museum. On a weekend in January 2009‎, the two astronauts visited the Museum to celebrate […]

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A Beautiful New Year’s Day

Dec 31, 2016

It’s a glorious day to inaugurate our new deck. Lots and lots of families are celebrating at our New Year’s balloon drop. Happy New Year to all from all of us at the Schulz Museum! –Jean Schulz

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After 50 Years, 4 Million Albums Sold

Dec 22, 2016

It was an intimate ceremony in Berkeley at the original Fantasy records studio to commemorate Vince Guaraldi’s soundtrack of A Charlie Brown Christmas going quadruple platinum. His children, Dia and David, Lee Mendelson and I received framed certificates to celebrate the occasion. Sig Sigworth (left), Chief Catalog Officer at Concord Bicycle Music, which acquired Fantasy […]

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