THE 3RD ANNUAL QUEER COMICS EXPO (QCE) RETURNS!
Saturday, June 18, 2016
The Third Annual Queer Comics Expo (QCE) will expand into its new location at the SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, over Father’s Day Weekend on Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19, 2016 from 11am to 5pm. The Cartoon Art Museum and QCE are thrilled to collaborate with the Queer Cultural Center and SOMArts Cultural Center for the third annual expo. “The Cartoon Art Museum is appreciative of these three years of collaboration and partnership with the Queer Cultural Center to bring the Queer Comics Expo to life, including QCC’s significant role of securing this year’s location at the SOMArts Cultural Center,” said Nina Taylor Kester, the event’s Co-Founder and Program Coordinator at the Cartoon Art Museum. SOMArts will provide room for more exhibitors and programming, as well as an original art exhibition co-presented by the Queer Cultural Center and the Cartoon Art Museum. QCE is also a fundraiser for the Cartoon Art Museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to preserving, documenting, and exhibiting the unique and accessible art form of cartooning in all its forms for over 30 years. The Queer Comics Expo is part of the annual National Queer Arts Festival for the third year in a row as part of the Cartoon Art Museum’s proud partnership with the Queer Cultural Center. Subscribe to Queer Comics Expo updates by following us on qcexpo.tumblr.com and liking us on facebook.com/qcexpo About Queer Comics Expo QCE is an annual event to celebrate queer culture and promote diverse queer representation in comics, animation, and other great ways to tell stories. About Cartoon Art Museum The Cartoon Art Museum’s key function is to preserve, document, and exhibit this unique and accessible art form. Through traveling exhibitions and other exhibit-related activities—such as artists-in-residence, lectures, and outreach—the museum has taken cartoon art and used it to communicate cultural diversity in the community, as well as the importance of self-expression. National Queer Arts Festival Presented by the Queer Cultural Center, the National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF), now celebrating its 19th year, is a month-long festival of music, dance, visual art, spoken word, poetry, comedy, theater, and film featuring over 40 performances and exhibitions in multiple venues throughout San Francisco and Oakland. Queer Cultural Center Founded in 1993, the Queer Cultural Center is a multiracial community-building organization that fosters the artistic, economic and cultural development of San Francisco’s LGBTQI community.