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Fall Saturday Cartooning for Kids

  • Cartoon Art Museum 781 Beach Street San Francisco (map)

Our 2019 Fall Semester Season of monthly cartooning workshops are now open for registration!

Enroll your kid in a single workshop session or in the whole season. Plus register with a membership option and instantly save! 

Saturday Kids Cartooning 2019 Fall Semester Season:

Saturday, September 7th
Saturday, October 5th
Saturday, November 2nd
Saturday, December 7th

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Ages: 7-13
Cost: $20 (15% OFF for CAM Members*)

The Saturday Cartooning for Kids program is underwritten by the National Cartoonists Society Foundation, the charitable arm of the National Cartoonists Society (NCS), the world's largest and most prestigious organization of professional cartoonists. NCS Foundation also supports Cartooning for Kids, a program that brings professional cartoonists from the NCS to draw for and with children patients of hospitals and healing centers all over America.


Saturday afternoon cartooning workshops meet monthly from 1:00 PM to 2:30PM at the Cartoon Art Museum in Fisherman's Wharf at 781 Beach Street (across from Aquatic Park, Ghiradelli Square and the Hyde Cable Car). Students learn a variety of introductory skills in each workshop, with subjects ranging from creating characters to writing stories to creating their own comic strips.

The attendance fee for each student is collected through your online reservation payment or for walk-ins at our entrance if space is available. The attendance fee covers the cost of supplies and staffing to make these programs possible.

These workshops are recommended for students from 7-13 years old. Students under the age of 7 or over the age of 13 will not be admitted into the workshop without prior approval.

Online Reservations must be made by 2pm on the Friday before the date of the workshop.  If you have made a reservation and you will not make it to the workshop, please call to cancel as soon as possible. (See cancellation policy below.) Walk-in registration on the day of workshops is available as long as registration is not full.

Please arrive between 12:30 and 2:55pm to sign in your kid/s. All kids must be signed in and signed out by a guardian for each workshop session that they attend. If an adult who is not on the registration will be picking up kid/s, inform museum staff at sign in. Please arrive on time no one will be able to be admitted into the workshop after it starts.

Things to Note:

If your kid has a special need or needs please inform us along with your RSVP so that we can better serve your kid. Also, parents are not normally admitted into these workshops. If you would like to attend workshops with your kid please stay tuned for announcements on future Parent +Child workshops or inquire about private lessons.

*Instantly save at the membership price buy buying a Season Pass with a membership level or by using the membership discount code sent in your member welcome email. For the most up to date scheduling information, member discount codes or questions, please contact

Cancellation: All participants must be pre-paid prior to the day of the workshop. Full refunds given with 3 days cancellation notice (Wednesday) prior to the day of the workshop. No refunds given for notice within 2 days (Thursday, Friday) prior to the first day of the workshop or on the day of the workshop. For those signing up for multiple dates the cancellation policy applies to each date individually and refunds are prorated at the discretion of the Cartoon Art Museum.

Earlier Event: November 2
Fall Saturday Cartooning for Kids