Monday, February 04, 2008

Drawn in Black and White: Wee Pals and the Work of Morrie Turner,

A Tribute to Legendary African American Cartoonist Morrie Turner

In celebration of Black History Month, and ToonSeum’s newest exhibit Drawn in Black and White: Wee Pals and the Work of Morrie Turner, ToonSeum presents Drawn in Black and White: a panel discussion on African Americans in Cartoons and Comics

Featuring special guests:

  • Morrie Turner, legendary creator of the comic strip Wee Pals
  • Robb Armstrong, creator of the comic strip Jump Start
  • Don Peoples, former editorial cartoonist, freelance illustrator and board member of ToonSeum

There will be a reception honoring Morrie Turner following the panel.

When: February 16th, 3:00pm

Where: ToonSeum, The Theater at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh,10 Children’s Way Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Cost: Admission to the panel discussion and reception are free

To view the exhibit Drawn in Black and White paid admission to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is required.

RSVP Recommended

Contact: Joe Wos at or call 412-325-1060

Book signings, workshops and demonstrations from 12-3, February 16th.

To learn more about our exhibit and the work of Morrie Turner be sure to view the special feature on WQED's OnQ, Monday February 4th at 7:30 PM

Exhibit and event made possible by: Jean Schulz, The Charles M. Schulz Museum, The Cartoon Art Museum San Francisco, Rose Marie McDaniel, and The ToonSeum Drawing Board

Exhibit Curated by: Don Peoples and Joe Wos

Special Thanks to: Morrie Turner, Robb Armstrong, Don Peoples, Rob Stull, Karol Trachtenberg, Angela Seals, and the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh and its staff.

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Related: Morrie Turner Video Interview

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