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The Napa Valley Museum announces its upcoming exhibition titled, “Manga and Anime: An Exhibition of Popular Cartoon Art.” The opening reception for the exhibition will be held Friday, August 15 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and will feature a presentation by Jason Thompson, author of Manga: The Complete Guide, and a performance by the Napa Taiko Dojo drum group.
Manga is a form of cartoon strip that emerged in Japan after the Second World War, and Anime is the animation version of Manga. “Astro Boy” and “Speed Racer” are just two of the forms that have gained popularity in the United States. The “Manga and Anime” exhibition at the Napa Valley Museum provides a snapshot of the current Manga and Anime scene. Viewers will see gifted amateur and professional art work, learn about the high points of Manga history, and gain some insight into the cross-cultural phenomenon that is Manga. . The museum is open daily, except Tuesday, from 10:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $4.50 for adults; $3.50 students and Seniors; $2.50 for youth 7-17 years old’ children under seven are free. Mondays are free of charge.
Start Date: Fri Aug. 15, 2008
End Date: Sun Sep. 14, 2008
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contact: Napa Valley Museum
Address: 55 Presidents Circle, Yountville
Zip Code: 94599
Web Address: www.NapaValleyMuseum.org