The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum is proud to participate in the 6th annual Cartoon Crossroads Columbus festival, which will be held virtually this year on October 1-4. This year’s festival features all-ages workshops, exclusive cartoonist interviews, panel discussions, interactive games, and more!
CXC Friday Night Reception!
Join us on Friday, October 2nd for a virtual version of our annual CXC Weekend Kickoff Reception! The evening will include our annual award ceremony; a game of Paper Charades with Jeff Smith, Kate Beaton, Keith Knight, and Fabio Moon; followed by a behind-the-scenes tour of BICLM with some VERY special guest cameos!
Comics Trivia Game!
BICLM challenges you to a three-round game of comics trivia. We’ll start out with some Comics 101 questions, but prepare yourself for some deep cuts by Round 3! Form a team of 5 friends to sign up in advance, or let us pair you with a group day-of.
BICLM Sponsored Panels
Drawing Power: Comics, Trauma, and Reclamation
Cartoonist and editor Diane Noomin joins Carta Monir, Joyce Farmer, and Ebony Flowers in a powerful conversation about their contributions to the Eisner Award-winning anthology, Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment, and Survival. Moderated by Caitlin McGurk.
Legacy and Change at The New Yorker
The New Yorker magazine cartoon editor Emma Allen joins cartoonists Liz Montague, Roz Chast, and Amy Hwang in conversation about their work and the changing culture of the magazine. Moderated by Jenny Robb.