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!

This week in awards

Congrats to Mark Robinson & Kevin Kallaugher for their recents wins at the MDDC Press Awards. @kaltoons took 1st & 2nd place in his division and Best in Show with his work for the Baltimore Sun. @CoolComix won 1st place in his division for this editorial cartoon.


MDDC represents over 160 news outlets in the Baltimore/DC/Delaware region.

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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.