Animation B.C. (Before Computers): A Century of Animation at Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum

Animation B.C. (Before Computers): A Century of Animation

Tuesday, June 4 - Sunday, September 22, 2013

An exhibition from the Toonseum of Pittsburgh celebrating the 100th anniversary of hand drawn and painted animation, with hands-on components for children and families.  Animation B.C. (Before Computers) will include approximately 100 pieces of original production art including Mickey Mouse, Spongebob, Bugs Bunny, Yogi Bear, Sleeping Beauty and more. The exhibit will examine over 100 years of hand-drawn and painted animation. From the very first animated character Gertie the Dinosaur to modern fan favorites such as Spongebob. The exhibition will explore the animation process from start to finish and will feature original storyboards, music scores, animation cells and background sketches.Animation B.C. will include the original rare Gertie the Dinosaur production sketch from 1914 by Windsor McCay, the father of animation. The exhibit will also include a studio recreation with animator's desk and art supplies for use by Museum visitors.

Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.

Exhibit hours: Tue-Sat, 10am-4pm; Sun 1-4pm

Thursday, 11 July, 2013
10:00 AM
04:00 PM

Free, but donations are appreciated.


Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
3100 South Ocean Blvd
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
United States

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