Tomorrow night is the Grand Opening party for the NEW Cartoon Art Museum Bookstore and the Totoro Forest Project reception. Info below.
NOTE: The new book store is awesome and really well stocked. If you have cartoon/comic book related stuff that you make to sell you can contact the manager Heather who is looking for the work of local and small press. The store also has tons of Studio Ghibli charms and keychains that are really cool, including plush soot spirits.
1. Tuesday, December 16th from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bookstore Grand Opening Party
Cartoon Art Museum Store Reopens with New Products, Resources for Comics
Grand Opening Party and Wednesday Specials in December Offer Last Minute
Shopping Opportunities and Unique Gift Items
famous San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum has reconfigured its store and
is proud to reopen with a whole new lineup of books, toys, posters,
graphic novels, comics and other items related to the art of
cartooning. Every Wednesday in December is 10% off in the store,
December 10th, 17th and 24th.
On Tuesday, December 16th the Store will officially launch with a Grand
Opening Party. Guests will find the new Store stocked with a unique
lineup of cartoon related products that are perfect for the comics lover
on anyones holiday list, including imported Studio Ghibli toys and
accessories, signed and numbered copies of the museums Gene Colan
exhibition catalog; as well as books featuring artists who contributed
to the Totoro Forest Project. There are a number of new releases just
in time for the holidays. Come by and check out the exciting new titles
as well as anthologies and reissued editions of old favorites. Grand
Opening shoppers will receive 15% off all purchases during the event,
and are welcome to stay for the Totoro Forest Project reception from
7:00-9:00 pm in the Gallery.
2. Tuesday, December 16th, 7pm to 9pm
Opening Reception: Totoro Forest Project
The opening reception for the Totoro Forest Project will be held. This
reception is free and open to the public. Special guests include the
Totoro Forest Project executive committee: Pixar Animation Studios
artists Dice Tsutsumi, Enrico Casarosa and Ronnie Del Carmen, plus
Yukino Pang of San Franciscos Asian Art Museum. Several artists whose
work is included in the exhibition, including many artists from Pixar
Animation Studios, will also be in attendance.
Copies of the limited edition Totoro Forest Project auction catalog will
be on sale the night of the event. Supplies will be limited to one
purchase per customer, and are expected to sell out quickly.
Green tea for the reception will be provided courtesy of Samovar Tea