A Salute to Chuck Jones--Cartoon Museum and the Castro Theater

06/27/2016 by rpatrick

San Francisco, CA:  The Cartoon Art Museum in partnership with The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity and The Castro Theatre is proud to host A Salute to Chuck Jonesa select screening of classic Warner Bros. cartoons by the four-time Academy Award-winning animator and director. The program will feature 35mm prints from the Jones family archives, spotlighting over a dozen iconic shorts includingWhat’s Opera, Doc?, One Froggy Evening, Feed the Kitty, Duck Amuck, and Rabbit of Seville.Special guests will be on hand to introduce their favorite cartoons and to celebrate Jones’s legacy. Following the program, a VIP reception will be held with our guest presenters in the theater’s upper balcony.  

This screening takes place on Sunday, July 10, 2016, from 12pm to 3pm.  Advance tickets for this event can be purchased through Guestlist.com: https://guestlistapp.com/events/421977

Ticket levels:

  • Reserved seating (center aisle section) plus gift bag – $17
  • Reserved seating (center aisle section) plus gift bag and individual membership to the Cartoon Art Museum – $50
  • Reserved seating for 2 (center aisle section) plus gift bag and family membership to the Cartoon Art Museum – $75
  • Reserved VIP seating (orchestra area) plus gift bag, family membership to the Cartoon Art Museum, and reception with guest presenters – $150

The Castro Theatre generously sponsors this event, with proceeds benefiting the Cartoon Art Museum and theChuck Jones Center for Creativity.

About the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity

Founded in 1999 by award-winning animator and director Chuck Jones, the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity aims to inspire the innate creative genius within each person that leads to a more joyous, passionate, and harmonious life and world. Located in Costa Mesa, California, the nonprofit Center presents exhibitions, lectures, art classes, and film festivals, all of which spring from its collection of Chuck Jones writing, art, and other ephemera. For more information, visit chuckjonescenter.org.

About the Castro Theatre

Built in 1922 by pioneering San Francisco theatre entrepreneurs the Nasser brothers, the Castro Theatre become a city landmark and host to many Bay Area hits including the popular Castro Theatre Sing-A-Long series. For more information, visit castrotheatre.com.

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The Cartoon Art Museum is a tax-exempt, non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of original cartoon art in all forms.