Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Oct 20: Cartoons and Cocktails editorial cartoon auction

From their website:

The 24th annual Cartoons and Cocktails event is going to be better than ever!

Tickets for the 2011 Cartoons and Cocktails event are NOW ON SALE! For the first time, this year's event will be held at the NEWSEUM's Knight Conference Center, at the world's first interactive museum of news. Located on Pennsylvania Avenue overlooking the U.S. Capitol and National Gallery of Art, this is a special opportunity to enjoy one of the best views of downtown Washington D.C. while bidding on highly-collectible editorial art.

Just announced: Also on exhibit this year will be Cartoonists Remember 9/11, the work of more than 90 artists that who dedicated their Sunday, September 11, comic strips to those who lost their lives in the attack. This view-only display features some of America's most popular and beloved comic-strip characters.

The silent auction is 6 pm and the live auction at 7 pm.

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