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!

See us at CXC this weekend!

Love cartoons? Like meeting cartoonists? In Ohio? Head to CXC — Cartoon Crossroads Columbus— this weekend in Columbus, Ohio!

Join the AAEC for two panels on "Cartooning In The Time Of Trump" with Ann Telnaes,  Signe Wilkinson, Nate Beeler and Rob Rogers on Saturday, Sept. 29. And on Sunday, Sept. 30, there will be a spotlight on prolific comic strip and editorial cartoonist Darrin Bell.

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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.