Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing
Apr
20
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing

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Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing is a place to bring the family and be inspired to create. There will be tables with drawing materials for all members of the family of any artistic level to participate. Draw alongside Chuck Jones Center for Creativity teaching artist Naylene Justis and other professionals.

We have Looney Tunes cartoons on the big screen and a fabulous array of goodies provided by the SoCo Farmers’ Market, including fresh fruit, pupusas, honey stix, pastries, chips and salsa, and more. The market runs until 2pm, so be sure to stop by after joining us and check out all the available offerings!

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Although this event is free, a $5 refundable registration fee is required as space is limited. If you need to cancel, please do so no later than the week before for a full refund. All registration fees refunded upon attendance. If you would like to donate your registration fee, just let us know at the event. Thank you from the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a California 501(c)3 non-profit public charity.

We look forward to having you at the studio.

April 20th from 10 am to noon at the Center learn to draw the White Seal!

...That's all folks!

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Mission Viejo Family Art Day
Apr
27
12:00 PM12:00

Mission Viejo Family Art Day

  • Thomas R. Potocki Conference Center (map)
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Join our teaching artists for a free and open to the public family art day at the Mission Viejo Potocki Center for the Arts! We'll be guiding you and yours through play sheets, name totems, a Food for Thought program, and Totem building with magic nuudles.

After participating in some family art activities, pop into the gallery to check out the new Chuck Jones art exhibit! Titled "Character: Chuck Jones, Artist and Animator", the exhibit explores the relationship between Jones's figure drawings and paintings and his work in animation. The exhibit will be on view through the end of May.

Come on by and exercise your genius!

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Red Dot IX LA Sneak Peak
Apr
27
6:00 PM18:00

Red Dot IX LA Sneak Peak

You’re invited!

The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity will be holding a special, sneak peak of this year’s Red Dot auction at Open the Portal Animation Studio in LA! Stop by and enjoy raffles, Chuck Jones cartoons & rare footage, collaborative art projects, snacks, a cash bar sponsored by Barley Forge Brewing Co., and more.

Plus, the event will include pre-bidding on a curated collection of exclusive artwork from Nick Park, Eric Goldberg, Byron Howard, Dan Bowden, Jeff DeGrandis, Bill Plympton, and other heavy hitters!

  • When: Saturday, April 27th from 6 to 10 pm

  • Where: Open the Portal - 147 N Avenue 18, Los Angeles

Entry is free with LA Sneak Peak ticket -register here!

We hope to see you there!

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Red Dot Auction IX
May
17
7:00 PM19:00

Red Dot Auction IX

The Red Dot Auction, now in its ninth year, continues to be the charity art experience of the year in Orange County. A fundraiser for the programs of the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, the Red Dot Auction calls to artists from around the globe to submit, anonymously, a work of art that is then becomes part of the silent auction.  With over 100 works of art to bid on, using your "Red Dot" has never been so much fun! Tickets available at Red Dot Auction!

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National Cartoonists Society Festival
May
18
to May 19

National Cartoonists Society Festival

The Chuck Jones Center for Creativity is thrilled to be a part of the inaugural NCSFest, a celebration of comics and cartoon art from all over the world hosted by The National Cartoonists Society! Based on the comic art festivals that are hugely popular in Europe, the festival will be held over the weekend of May 17-19, 2019, in the city of Huntington Beach, California.

Hundreds of the world’s most celebrated creators are expected to attend the three-day event, participating in seminars, exhibitions, workshops, panel discussions and signing sessions, the vast majority of which will be free to the public. Downtown Huntington Beach will be the setting, with all events staged beachside, on the iconic pier, at the city’s Arts Center and library and in local hotels and businesses, all within easy walking distance.

Stop by the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity Family Zone at 5th & PCH on May 18th or 19th to participate in some creative, ACME-inspired endeavors of your own! With activities including chalk mandala drawing with the Low Tide Aliens, step-by-step lessons on drawing Looney Tunes characters, & adding your unique character to the Chuck Truck, it’s sure to be a blast for the whole family.

To learn more about the event, visit the NCS Fest website.

We hope to see you there!

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Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing

  • Chuck Jones Center for Creativity (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing is a place to bring the family and be inspired to create. There will be tables with drawing materials for all members of the family of any artistic level to participate. Draw alongside Chuck Jones Center for Creativity teaching artist, Naylene Justis and other professionals.

We have Looney Tunes cartoons on the big screen and donuts, coffee, and water to enjoy.

Although this event is free, a $5 refundable registration fee is required as space is limited. If you need to cancel, please do so no later than the week before for a full refund. All registration fees refunded upon attendance. If you would like to donate your registration fee, just let us know at the event. Thank you from the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a California 501(c)3 non-profit public charity.

We look forward to having you at the studio.

May 18th from 10 am to noon at the Center learn to draw Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner!

...That's all folks!

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Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing
Jul
20
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing

  • Chuck Jones Center for Creativity (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing is a place to bring the family and be inspired to create. There will be tables with drawing materials for all members of the family of any artistic level to participate. Draw alongside Chuck Jones Center for Creativity teaching artist, Naylene Justis and other professionals.

We have Looney Tunes cartoons on the big screen and donuts, coffee and water to enjoy.

Although this event is free, a $5 refundable registration fee is required as space is limited. If you need to cancel, please do so no later than the week before for a full refund. All registration fees refunded upon attendance. If you would like to donate your registration fee, just let us know at the event. Thank you from the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a California 501(c)3 non-profit public charity.

We look forward to having you at the studio.

July 20th from 10 am to noon at the Center learn to draw Bugs Bunny!

Register here!

...That's all folks!

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Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing
Aug
17
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing

  • Chuck Jones Center for Creativity (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing is a place to bring the family and be inspired to create. There will be tables with drawing materials for all members of the family of any artistic level to participate. Draw alongside Chuck Jones Center for Creativity teaching artist, Naylene Justis and other professionals.

We have Looney Tunes cartoons on the big screen and donuts, coffee and water to enjoy.

Although this event is free, a $5 refundable registration fee is required as space is limited. If you need to cancel, please do so no later than the week before for a full refund. All registration fees refunded upon attendance. If you would like to donate your registration fee, just let us know at the event. Thank you from the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a California 501(c)3 non-profit public charity.

We look forward to having you at the studio.

August 17th from 10 am to noon at the Center learn to draw Daffy Duck!

Register here!

...That's all folks!

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Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing
Sep
21
10:00 AM10:00

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing

  • Chuck Jones Center for Creativity (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday Morning Cartoons & Drawing is a place to bring the family and be inspired to create. There will be tables with drawing materials for all members of the family of any artistic level to participate. Draw alongside Chuck Jones Center for Creativity teaching artist, Naylene Justis and other professionals.

We have Looney Tunes cartoons on the big screen and donuts, coffee and water to enjoy.

Although this event is free, a $5 refundable registration fee is required as space is limited. If you need to cancel, please do so no later than the week before for a full refund. All registration fees refunded upon attendance. If you would like to donate your registration fee, just let us know at the event. Thank you from the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity, a California 501(c)3 non-profit public charity.

We look forward to having you at the studio.

September 21st from 10 am to noon at the Center learn to draw Marvin Martian!

Register here!

...That's all folks!

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Paint Your Pet
Apr
11
3:30 PM15:30

Paint Your Pet

National Pet Day is right around the corner! What better way to celebrate your favorite furry friend than by painting their portrait? Throughout the day, we at the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity will be offering two hour workshops for animal lovers who would like to paint their beloved pets. No experience necessary, just bring a portrait of your pet! Our nurturing teaching artists will provide the materials and guide you through the creative process.

Plus! We will be raffling off an exclusive Chuck Jones work of art and donating 100% of the proceeds to Priceless Pets, a new no-kill shelter right here in Costa Mesa. You can purchase raffle tickets separately, and you don’t have to be present to win.

Puppy Love -  print available in raffle!

Puppy Love - print available in raffle!

Two sessions will be offered on April 11th:

  • Afternoon Session from 3:30pm - 5:30pm

  • Evening Session from 6:30pm-8:30pm & includes wine tasting. 21 and over.

$35 Afternoon Session tickets are good for either 1 adult, 1 adult & 1 child, or 2 children.

Click here to buy tickets!

Questions? Contact Cyndi Burgess, Programs Manager: Cyndi@ChuckJonesCenter.org or 949-660-7793.

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Chuck Jones Big Draw
Oct
28
1:00 PM13:00

Chuck Jones Big Draw

Come and exercise your creative genius at the Spooktacular Chuck Jones Big Draw! It's a family-friendly afternoon with creativity stations throughout the Center. You'll build toys, decorate trick-or-treat bags, make dancing skeletons and flying bats, make stop-motion animation and light table drawing, color murals, write and sing your very own song, and paint wooden sugar skulls, design and build masks, plus much more!

Tickets are available at www.ChuckJonesBigDraw.org!

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Chuck Jones Baseball Big Draw! Chicagoland
Jun
1
4:30 PM16:30

Chuck Jones Baseball Big Draw! Chicagoland

Let your imagination run "chuck-amuck" at the Chuck Jones Baseball Big Draw creativity extravaganza! This is an experiential and creative event for toddlers to your crazy grandma that lets you play with color, canvas, Chuck Jones's Looney Tunes characters, cactus (take a left at Albuquerque) and more. Step up to the plate and join us for an unforgettable event for the whole family.  Post-Game FIREWORKS brought to you by Wintrust Community Banks!

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RED DOT VIII
May
11
3:30 PM15:30

RED DOT VIII

In its eighth year, the Red Dot Auction has changed it up; this year there are five sections each devoted to a different art style or genre. They are Landscape, Portrait, Assemblage, Homage, and 3D. Each section is limited to just 30 entries...the competition for the art is going to be fierce! Which artist's work will you go home with?et price of $25 will increase to $35 on May 10, 2018. Buy today and save $10!

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