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Peanuts strips

"Drawing cartoons is a great way to share your ideas.
There is also a joy in communicating a thought,
whether serious or funny, to another person."
- Charles M. Schulz

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Peanuts debuts

Charles M. Schulz's comic strip, Peanuts, debuted
in seven newspapers on October 2, 1950.

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Success!

By 1965, Schulz was twice honored with the Reuben Award
by the National Cartoonists Society for his talents.

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Art Installation

Between January and February 2002
artist Yoshiteru Otani designed an installation in preparation
for the opening of the Charles M. Schulz Museum.

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Unbroken

Otani designed 3,588 tiles. They arrived unbroken from Japan.

On August 17, 2002 the Charles M. Schulz Museum held its grand opening.

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Peanuts Tile Mural

Measuring slightly larger than 17 x 22 feet, the tile mural,
which covers the south wall of the Great Hall,
features an image of Lucy holding the football for Charlie Brown
and is composed of 3,588 Peanuts comic strip images printed on
individual 2- by 8-inch ceramic tiles.

Source: Charles M. Schulz Museum

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