Tuesday, July 01, 2008

Something To Do in San Francisco

William Steig and the World of The New Yorker - An evening with Robert Mankoff

Robert Mankoff, cartoon editor at The New Yorker, will present a short history of cartooning at the magazine, with an emphasis on the work of William Steig. The evening will also include clips from Leah Wolchok's upcoming documentary on The New Yorker cartoonists, and a discussion with Mankoff and The New Yorker cover artist Owen Smith.

Don't miss this opportunity to explore the world of The New Yorker and the brilliant cartoonist William Steig.

Co-presented by the Cartoon Art Museum.

When: Thursday, July 17; 7 - 8:30 PM

Where: Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street (between Third and Forth streets), San Francisco

Admission: Members, $8; General, $12.

To purchase tickets: Visit thecjm.org or call 415.655.7837

This program is presented in conjunction with the exhibition From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig, on view through September 7.

From The New Yorker to Shrek: The Art of William Steig was organized by The Jewish Museum, New York and was made possible, in part, by the Eugene and Emily Grant Family Foundation and the Skirball Fund for American Jewish Life Exhibitions.