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Today's your last chance to buy tickets to Pixar's Cartoon Art Museum fundraiser

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You hear that whirring sound? That's the steel door descending on your chance to visit Pixar Animation Studios at the 7th annual Cartoon Art Museum benefit.

Pixar University dean Randy Nelson welcomes Sybil Lockart and Margot
Johnson to this benefit for the Cartoon Art Museum.
Photo by Robert Binka

Today at 3 p.m. PT, CAM will be cutting off ticket sales for this year's event. Which means - unless you're willing to pony up $199 (which will get you a ticket for the VIP Screening Tier level) --  you'll miss out on your chance to explore the Emeryville campus ...

Two youngsters admire the life-sized Sully statue
that's positioned at the entrance to Pixar
Animation Studios. Photo by Robert Binka

... where you can take part in an art class ...

Mel Rivers (foreground) chats with the crowd at Ronnie del Carmen's
storytelling workshop. Photo by Robert Binka

... which will teach you how to draw your favorite Pixar characters.

Pixar Story Artist Josh Cooley reveals the tricks of his trade, drawing characters
such as Mike from Monsters Inc. and Dora &  Nemo from Finding Nemo, as
families followed along. Photo by Robert Binka

Better yet, you can join CAM board of director member & Pixar staffer Michael B. Johnson ...

Michael B. Johnson welcomes event attendees to Pixar's state-of-the-art
screening room.  Photo by Robert Binka

... for a screening of "Day & Night" and "Toy Story 3" in Pixar's screening room. Which will then be followed by a Q & A with film-makers who worked on these two productions.

Audience members enjoy watching select Pixar shorts as they're being
screened. Photo by Robert Binka

Speaking of "Day & Night" ... If you're not able to make this Saturday's fundraiser, then you may want to swing by the Cartoon Art Museum on Thursday, November 18th. Which is when Pixar's Chris Wiggum will be on hand to interview Teddy Newton about his career at this Emeryville-based studio as well as Teddy's new book, "Day and Night." Which is based on the animated short of the same name. 

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But that's on November 18th (and - if you'd like to attend this talk & book signing - CAM will be looking for a $5 donation). But if you'd like to attend this Saturday's Cartoon Art Museum fundraiser at Pixar Animation Studios ...

A full house enjoys an event inside of Pixar's screening room.
Photo by Robert Binka

... Remember, you only have 'til 3 p.m. PT to buy your tickets.

However, looking ahead now, if you don't want to miss out on any future fun events like this CAM fundraiser and /or this Teddy Newton signing, you might want to sign up for the Cartoon Art Museum's Facebook page or Twitter feed.

Photo by Rod Mongenel

Or - better yet - make a point of regularly dropping by the Cartoon Art Museum's  webpage.

But remember: There's only a limited number of tickets left for Saturday's benefit at Pixar Animation Studios. And the Cartoon Art Museum will be cutting off sales at 3 p.m. PT.  So don't delay, okay?

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  • Superb site, where did you come up with the info in this summary? Im glad I found it though, ill be checking back soon to see what other articles you have.

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