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The Muppets Take NE Atlanta–Henson’s Muppets Cartoonist brings Art of Cartooning to Lawrenceville and Buford

Date(s) - Wed, Apr 14, 2021 - Thu, Apr 15, 2021
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Galactic Quest - Map

World-renowned comic strip illustrator and author, Guy Gilchrist, best known as Jim Henson’s cartoonist and creator of the “Muppets” daily comic strip (printed worldwide from 1981 to 1986), and the internationally-distributed comic strip “Nancy” for 22 years, is coming to the suburbs of Northeast Atlanta. The famed illustrator and author will appear at Galactic Quest in Lawrenceville (1116 East Crogan Street) on April 14 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.**, and in Buford (4264 Sudderth Rd.) on April 15 from Noon – 4 p.m.** On both days, Gilchrist will draw for fans, talk about the art of cartooning, and have plenty of original art and limited prints available for purchase. This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, please visit or call (770) 339-3001.

On the evening of April 15 from 6 – 8 p.m., Galactic Quest in Buford will host an EXCLUSIVE, two-hour “Art of Cartooning” workshop where Gilchrist will teach fans how to draw cartoons utilizing some of their favorite Muppets, Sesame Street, Looney Tunes, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters (and more), discuss what it is like to handle a daily comic strip, and share a few laughs along the way. The unique, once-in-a-lifetime workshop is open to KIDS AND KIDS AT HEART (ages 6 – 106)–as long as they can hold a pencil, follow instructions, and like to have fun. Seats for the workshop are $20 and are extremely limited. They will sell out quickly, so be sure to call 731-419-2094 and reserve your seat(s) today!! Participants should bring 10-15 sheets of plain paper, pencils, and a few markers. For More details, please visit


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