Charles M. Schulz celebrates 100 years with 100 objects

Charles M. Schulz

In 100 iconic objects and artifacts, Charles M. Schulz explores and explains the life and times of the creator of Peanuts, America’s most beloved comic strip series.

Explore the man behind Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang with this intimate look into the life and times of Charles M. Schulz. Through 100 preserved and catalogued artifacts, delve into the world of 1920s America of Schulz’s Minnesota youth, his WWII army service, and fame through his post-war comic series Li’l Folks which became the iconic and beloved Peanuts. From the plaster figurine named Spark Plug that would become Schulz’s nickname—“Sparky”—to his first published drawing featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not, to his 2001 Congressional Gold Medal, the 100 artifacts bring the details of the veteran artist to life. Along with provocative, witty, and wise quotes, fan-favorite strips and more, Charles M. Schulz is a must-have for any Peanuts fan.

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100 OBJECTS: Carefully curated artifacts from Schulz’s home and studio—from medals and awards to family photos, to rare comic art, and more—tell the story of this beloved artist’s life, career, and the times in which he lived.

EXPLORE AMERICANA: From his youth in 1920s Minnesota through the turbulent 60s and beyond, Charles Schulz’s life spans the rich history of the American Century   

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CLASSIC STRIPS: Includes some of the most beloved Peanuts comic strips featuring Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy and the whole gang 

FASCINATING FACTS: Fans of Peanuts will find never-before-seen items that give them an intimate look at the creation of the acclaimed comic strip series

OFFICIAL ACCOUNT: Created in collaboration with the Charles M Schulz estate, fans of Peanuts will get an exclusive look into the life of one of America’s most revered artists

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Charles M. Schulz Museum is located in Santa Rosa, California, the Charles M. Schulz Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to giving depth to the funny pages through the preservation, display, and interpretation of the life and art of Peanuts comic strip creator, Charles M. Schulz. Visitors can laugh at Schulz’s original comic strips and view the largest collection of original Peanuts artwork in the world, learn about the art of cartooning and Schulz’s role in its development, view a re-creation of Schulz’s art studio, watch animated Peanuts specials and documentaries in the theater, draw their own cartoons in the hands-on education room, and more.

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