Annual Convention

Annual Convention October 5-8

The AAEC and Association of Canadian Cartoonists will be joining with the Cartoon Art Museum in San Franscisco for a 3-day celebration of editorial art and political cartoonists, October 5-8, 2023.

Online registration is now open!

Herblock Award to Wuerker

POLITICO’s Matt Wuerker has won the 2010 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.

A 2009 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Wuerker will be honored by the Herb Block Foundation on April 15 at the Library of Congress.

Wuerker’s cartoons have been a POLITICO signature since its launch three years ago, appearing individually in the newspaper and online, as well as in art accompanying enterprise stories from POLITICO journalists. 

Congrats Matt!

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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.