Target demographics: Families, children 4-18, adults, college studentsEveryone
Direct beneficiaries per year: 200,000 estimated
Geographic areas served: Pittsburgh, NorthSide, Pennsylvania, Tri-State, National
Exhibits are presented in the Main Exhibition Gallery and the Collection Gallery of the ToonSeum.
The Main Exhibition Gallery presents up to six exhibitions annually featuring a broad range of mediums and genres related to comics and cartoons. All exhibits have strong public programming components, including workshops, performances, and family oriented activities.
The Collection Gallery features displays of original cartoon and comic art held or owned by the ToonSeum. Some of the world’s most iconic characters are represented. A special emphasis is placed on the creative process and the artists behind the work. Representative works of the various media and genres are presented, including but not limited to: comic strips, animation, editorial cartoons, illustration, comic books, greeting cards, and gaming.