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!

Cartoonist alert — Call for submissions #1


#SunshineWeek is fast approaching!

Keep the focus on an open government and push back against excessive official secrecy during this annual highlighting of the critical importance of access to public information.

If you're a political cartoonist, send your work on freedom of the press to by next week. Cartoons will be featured during Sunshine Week — March 11-17, 2018.

For details, go to American Society of News Editors


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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.