The Life and Art of Charles M. Schulz
Ticket price includes admission to all Minnesota History Center exhibits. MNHS Members get in free.
Charles M. Schulz brightened the world for over 50 years with his Peanuts comic strip, which debuted October 2, 1950. With Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the rest of the lovable Peanuts Gang, Schulz explored the emotional territory of friendship, disappointment, faith, and tolerance.
Explore Schulz’s personal history and his role as the inspiration and artistic talent behind Peanuts and its beloved cast of characters. In this exhibit, follow Schulz from his Minnesota roots to his life in California and track the development of the characters that make up the unique world of Peanuts.
Thirty Peanuts comic strips, Schulz quotes, and photographs illuminate the story behind the creation of this most popular and influential cartoon strip—along with unique objects and photos from MNHS collections that reveal how Schulz's formative experiences in St. Paul stayed with him for the rest of his life.
During your visit, enjoy interactive activities for all ages, including a lounge with books, puzzles, and drawing tables to sketch your own version of Peanuts fan favorites.
Curated by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center, Santa Rosa, California, U.S.A.
Funding provided by the State of Minnesota's Legacy Amendment, through the vote of Minnesotans on Nov. 4, 2008, and our generous donors and members.