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!

New show on old cartoons

Like history? Love cartoons? In Baton Rouge? Be sure to stop by the Old State Capitol for the new exhibit "Lines with Power and Purpose: Editorial Cartoons,” showing July 5 through Sept. 29. The collection features "cartoons from the so-called 'Golden Age' of print journalism —the first half of the 20th century— and includes the work of six Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonists."

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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.