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!

Tickets for “State of Our Satirical Union” going fast

If you love satire and care about free speech, you might want to attend next's months symposium on the 30th Anniversary of Hustler v. FalwellJoin cartoonists, humorists & lawyers April 20-21 in Minneapolis for "State of Our Satirical Union." The two day event will be held at the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota. 

Speakers will include cartoonists Ann Telnaes, Steve Sack, Jack Ohman, Pat Bagley, Ben Sargent, Jim Morin, Signe Wilkinson, Cullum Rogers, Joel Pett and Matt Wuerker!

Tickets are free and are going fast! For complete details, click here:


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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.