Monday, September 20, 2010

North Central Chapter Meeting Schedule

Schedule of Events

Friday, October 1

10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Cartoonists in the Classroom Project
Cartoonists will be matched to classes throughout the Omaha Public School system to share their skills as cartoonists with students.

Seeing with New Eyes Cartoon Workshop
Venue: KANEKO at 11th & Jones in the Old Market – UNO Library

Late Morning
One of the cartoonists will lead a special workshop for the Native American children who participated in the summer program.

3:30 – 5:00 PM
Selections from the Howard Collection Exhibit
Opening Reception
Venue: Criss Library on the UNO campus
6001 Dodge Street

7:30 – 9:00 PM
Josh Cooley, Great Minds Presentation: Coloring Outside the Lines: And Other Creative Ways to Make People Worry About You
Venue: KANEKO Bow Truss

9:00-10:00 PM
Supper for Cooley with Program Sponsors and the Cartoonists

Saturday, October 2

9:00-10:30 AM
Conference Meeting
NCS Members only
KANEKO Gallery

10:30-12:00 PM
Josh Cooley Animation Workshop for Conference Attendees and guests
Venue: KANEKO Bow Truss

12:00-1:30 PM
Lunch Break
You're on your own!

1:30-2:20 PM
Public Events in the KANEKO Bow Truss
Cartooning in the new economy: Exploring creative approaches taken by cartoonists and freelancers who are generally looking to make a buck

2:30–3:20 PM
Drawing in the House of Saddam:
Two cartoonists describe their USO-sponsored trip to Iraq

3:30–5:00 PM
Sketching As Story: Turning the written word into a work of art.
(Panel Discussion with Josh Cooley)

5:00–5:30 PM
Book Signing
Venue: KANEKO - UNO Library

5:00-7:00 PM
One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages
Cartoonists Art Exhibition Opening
Bemis Center, 724 So. 12th Street in the Old Market

7:30 PM
Dinner for Conference Participants with Josh Cooley
La Casa Restaurant, 4432 Leavenworth Street

Comp tickets are available to cartoonists who participate in the Cartoonists In The Classroom program.
(This information just came in...)
Ttickets are available for purchase at or at the door for $25 adults/$18 seniors/$10 students

A group rate of $20 per ticket for ten or more is also available if someone in your group wanted to organize that, but the order would need to come with payment. Contact Sara Bongers at the Kaneko for more information about group packages. Her email address is:

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