Annual Convention

Annual Convention October 3-6

The AAEC and Association of Canadian Cartoonists will be teaming up with the Université du Québec à Montréal for a 3-day celebration political cartoonists, October 3-6, 2024.

Online registration coming soon!

AAEC co-sponsors NYC Roz Chast exhibit and events

The Museum of the City of New York is currently hosting a cartoon exhibition: Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs, 
a retrospective of the celebrated *New Yorker* artist and cartoonist’s work since 1978. The Association of
American Editorial Cartoonists is an official co-sponsor of the series of events below accompanying the
exhibit (beginning next week, which features AAEC member Liza Donnelly). As a co-sponsor, our membership is
offered a 25% off discount on tickets. - “Funny Ladies: A Conversation with Four New Yorker Cartoonists” on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 6:30 pm – The New Yorker cartoonists Liza Donnelly, Liana Finck, Marisa Acocella Marchetto, and Barbara Smaller discuss the formation of their distinctive styles, the creative process, and the cartooning business today. - “TOON Talk | From The New Yorker to Kids’ Comics” on Tuesday, July 12 at 6:30 pm – Pioneering comics publisher Francoise Mouly will have a conversation with New Yorker cover artist Frank Viva about the unique level of comedic, emotional, and artistic expression that visual narratives inspire. - “Hip Hop and Comics with Ed Piskor” on *Thursday, August 4 at 6:30 pm* – Ed Piskor, The New York Times best-selling, award-winning cartoonist, will give an exciting visual presentation that discusses the 40 year kinship and transformations between hip-hop culture and comic books. Register online at *For more info on the exhibit: *For information on the series of events:

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The mission of the AAEC is to champion and defend editorial cartooning and free speech as essential to liberty in the United States and throughout the world.

The AAEC aims to be an international leader in support of the human, civil, and artistic rights of editorial cartoonists around the world, and to stand with other international groups in support of the profession.



Cartoons in Education

Every two weeks throughout the year, The Learning Forum and the AAEC offers CARTOONS FOR THE CLASSROOM, a free lesson resource for teachers discussing current events.  Visit for more lesson plans.