Event: A Salute to Chuck Jones (July 10)

Chuck_Jones_bugs2The Cartoon Art Museum has partnered with the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity to host a night saluting the cartoon genius of Chuck Jones. The July 10 event at San Francisco’s Castro Theater feature screenings of rare 35mm prints of classic cartoons written and directed by the cartoonist. A number of special guests will be on hand to help honor Jones and introduce the selected cartoons. Programming includes: What’s Opera, Doc?, One Froggy Evening, Feed the Kitty, Duck Amuck, and Rabbit of Seville.

Guest presenters:

Andrew Farago – curator of the Cartoon Art Museum
Jon “Bean” Hastings – illustrator and cartoonist
Craig Kausen – Chairman of the Board for the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity
Jeff Pidgeon – Writer, artist, and voice actor with Pixar
Christian Roman – Story artist at Pixar
Allison Rutland – Animator at Pixar and illustrator of Sammy the Snail

The kid-friendly salute starts at 12 p.m. and will be followed by a VIP reception. Proceeds from the event will go to support the Cartoon Art Museum and Chuck Jones Center for Creativity. Tickets can be purchased in advance online.

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