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
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577