Schulz Museum: It Was a Dark & Stormy Night

Charles M. Schulz Museum & Research Center 

January 28, 2017 — September 10, 2017

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2301 Hardies Ln., Santa Rosa, CA, 95403

January 28 through September 10, 2017 Charles M. Schulz brought his love of literature to his art, especially with his depiction of Snoopy as the "World Famous Author" sitting atop his doghouse using a typewriter. Snoopy began his writing career in July, 1965 with that infamous first line originally penned by English novelist Edward Bulwer-Lytton, "It was a dark and stormy night." The Schulz Museum's new exhibition, It Was a Dark and Stormy Night, on view January 28, 2017 through September 10, 2017, explores Charles Schulz'€™s love of literature, displays rarely seen books from his personal library collection, and highlights many Peanuts comic strips where books and writing appear in the everyday lives of his characters. An interactive typing display allows visitors to share in Snoopy'€™s experience and step into the paw prints of the World Famous Author.

*February 22nd: Explore art and literature through our newest exhibition, It Was a Dark and Stormy Night. Enjoy live storytelling, book making, print making, and more. Also, ice skate at Snoopy's Home Ice from 12:00 am - 2:00 pm. Cost: $6 per child by Feb 16; $8 after Feb 16; chaperones are free. Ice skating is an additional $5 per person. Advance reservations required. Reserve your space online or by phone at (707) 284-1272.


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