Comic and Cartoon Art Week

April 1 - April 6
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.








museum.stroke 7:00pm
New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium
at Parsons The New School, 2 West 13th Street, Bark Room
Guest speak Ernie Gehr, filmmaker/animator
Free and open to the public
strong 7:00 - 8:30pm
Strong Female Protagonists
at the School of Visual Arts Amphitheater
209 East 23rd St., Room 311
A panel discussion with Raina Telgemeier, Diane Noomin, Shelly Bond, and Alitha Martinez.  Moderated by Keith Mayerson.
This event is free and open to the public.  Registration required.  Illustration by Molly Ostertag.



new.stroke 2:00pm 
The Draftsmen's Congress at the New Museum
235 Bowery
The New Museum has invited the Society of Illustrators to participate in a collaborative project called the Draftsmen's Congress led by artist Pawell Althamer. The Society has partnered with the National Cartoonists Society exclusively. Members will take part in the making of one large drawing that will take up the entire fourth floor of the space in the museum.



ccaweek.fiona 6:00 - 9:00pm
MoCCA Arts Fest VIP Cocktail Reception
Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63 Street
Help us kick-off the MoCCA Arts Festival weekend.  Join us for a private viewing of the current exhibits Drew Friedman's Old Jewish Comedians and Jeffrey Catherine Jones. Invitation only.
strand 7:00 - 8:00pm
Nick Abadzis + Tucker Stone
Strand Books
828 Broadway
Nick Abadzis will speak with comics journalist Tucker Stone.
Learn more... 
edie  7:00pm
Edie Fake presents Memory Palaces
Bureau of General Services- Queer Division
hosted by Cage, 83A Hester Street
Chicago comics artist Edie Fake and Brooklyn publishers Secret Acres are pleased to debut a monograph of Edie's recent gallery exhibition, Memory Palaces.  Edie will present his drawings and discuss the genesis behind his project, a radical reimagining of queer spaces in Chicago.
katie 7:00pm
Katie Skelly Signing Operation Margarine
Desert Island
540 Metropolitan Ave. Brooklyn, NY
from AdHouse books



6:30 - 8:00pm
Fiona Staples at Midtown Comics
64 Fulton Street
Join MoCCA Arts Festival Guest of Honor Fiona Staples at Midtown Comics downtown location.
williams.stroke 7:00pm
Robert Williams Mr. Bitchin'
at the SVA Theatre, Beatrice Theatre
333 West 23rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues
Film screening and Q & A with MoCCA Arts Festival Guest of Honor Robert Williams and director Nancye Ferguson.
SVA students and Faculty free, $5 General Admission
Learn more...
james  7:00pm
Book Release Party for Glorkian Warrior Delivers A Pizza
at Bergen Street Comics
470 Bergen Street
Join James Kochalka for the release of his new book!
carey 7:00pm
Drink & Draw Like a Lady
The Productive
40 W. 38th St., 5F between 5th and 6th Ave.
An event for lady cartoonists to meet each other and talk about comics.
Art by Carey Pietsch.


11:00am - 6:00pm
MoCCA Arts Festival
at the 69th Regiment Armory
Learn more...
afterparty.stroke  7:00pm - 11:00pm
After-Party and Awards Ceremony at the Society of Illustrators
The Society is hosting an after-party open to MoCCA Arts Exhibitors, Speakers, Special Guests, and Volunteers.  We will also be announcing the winners of the MoCCA Arts Festival Award of Excellence during a special presentation. 
7-8pm: Free admission includes beer, wine, and soda plus a small plates buffet.
8-11pm: Cash bar plus small plates buffet.
ccaweek_icon 6:00pm - 2:00am
C&B Publishing and Origami Comics Present:
Modern Pinball Art Opening and The Unofficial After-Party of MoCCA

including "Power Draw" Live Costumed Model Sketch Sessions
Modern Pinball NYC, 362 Third Ave, New York City
$10 (mention special code "CB-ORIGAMI" for discount
includes unlimited pinball
nw_stroke 7:00pm
Queer MoCCA at BGSQD
83A Hester Street
Northwest Press and the Bureau of General Services-Queer Division are hosting a fun LGBT comics event for everyone!
with Charles "Zan" Christensen, Tom Cardamone, Carlo Quispe, Bill Roundy and more!


fest.stroke     11:00am - 6:00pm
MoCCA Arts Festival
at the 69th Regiment Armory
Learn more...