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 celebrates four decades of drawing

Editorial cartoonist Dan Saad celebrates the 40+ years of his career with a fundraiser for a special cause.

Saad will deliver a presentation on cartoons and the creative process at 6:30 p.m. August 23 at The News-Herald office in Southgate, MI. The event is free, but donations will be accepted for VIP Camp Connect, a nonprofit organization that sponsors a Downriver day camp for individuals with special needs between the age of 8-26.

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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.