Peanuts in San Francisco

Those Peanuts fans who live in the San Francisco Bay area can count them selves doubly lucky. Not only are they within driving distance of the Schulz Museum, they are also near the Cartoon Art Museum, which is about to put up a Peanuts exhibit. Opening next Friday, November 24th, Peanuts Holiday Parade will feature an exhibit of 20 Schulz strips from the Cartoon Art Museum’s own collection, plus a selection of Snoopy-as-the-bell-ringing-Santa strips on loan from the Schulz Museum.

Schulz/Peanuts news
Christo R.I.P.

The artist Christo, famed for humongous fabric installations that permeated the landscape or wrapped around large items, has passed away¬†from natural causes at 84. His relevance for Peanuts is that he was not only mentioned in the strip, but he interacted with its world, as he wrapped Snoopy’s doghouse in …

Schulz/Peanuts news
More on Harriet Glickman

Jean Schulz and Schulz Museum director Karen Johnson have posted their memories of Harriet Glickman, the woman who suggested to Schulz that he add an African American to the cast. And here you’ll find the interview I did with her for the podcast, recorded in the same home where she’d …

Harriet Glickman, 1926-2020

Harriet Glickman, the woman who had suggested to Charles Schulz that he add an African-American character to the strip and thus inspired the creation of Franklin, passed away this morning. Her death was peaceful, in her sleep, and she had been well prepared for this. I got to know Harriet …