A Steve Stark History of Political Cartoons
202 1st Ave N, Moorhead, MN 56560, USA
A Steve Stark History of Political Cartoons Saturday, April 27, 2:00PM - 3:00PM Hjemkomst Center Join us for a fun lecture from local writer and cartoonist Steve Stark on the history of American political cartoons. Stark digs into a broad survey of American political cartoons, from Benjamin Franklin's 1753 "Join or Die" pamphlet through the 18th-century births of American icons like Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty to the Golden Age of print journalism at the dawn of the 20th century, all while exploring their critical role in literacy, community, and democracy. The lecture will begin in the Hjemkomst Center's Heritage Theater at 2:00PM on Saturday, April 27. Seats are included with regular museum admission (HCSCC Members: Free), but they may also be reserved online. Light refreshments will be provided. This event is offered with support from Forum Communications Company, and in conjunction with our current exhibition, Lines with Power & Purpose: Editorial Cartoons.
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About Steve Stark:Steve Stark has published over 3,000 newspaper editorial cartoons. His work began appearing in The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead in 1989 and has also been published in the West Fargo Pioneer, Midweek, Grand Forks Herald, Duluth News Tribune, Hibbing Daily News, and the Lake County News Chronicle in Two Harbors, Minnesota -- where he was publisher for the weekly in the 1970s before moving to Fargo with his family in 1980.
Steve has illustrated five books and conducted cartooning classes for the West Fargo Parks Dept., The Plains Art Museum, and as a traveling artist for the North Dakota Humanities Council. He is one of thousands of scribblers who has a cartoon in the International Cartoon Museum located on the campus of Iowa State University.
HCSCC Member Admission, Advance
General Admission, Advance