Cartoonist Brian Walker To Speak At New Canaan Historical Society

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan Historical Society will host a presentation by cartoonist Brian Walker on July 26 at 2 p.m. Walker is a member of the creative team behind strips "Hi and Lois" and "Beetle Bailey."

A panel from a "Hi and Lois" cartoon.

A panel from a "Hi and Lois" cartoon.

Photo Credit: Brian Walker

After a presentation on growing up and working in the cartoon business, Walker will field questions from the audience and sign books. 

The event will also feature a lemonade and cookies reception and an opportunity to view the society's exhibit "The Cartoonists of Silvermine: Past and Present." The exhibition features 17 Silvermine cartoonists and 80 images dating as far back as 1897. Curator Mary Anne Case will answer questions in the gallery.

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