GOOD GRIEF, CHARLIE BROWN! brings together Charles M. Schulz original Peanuts cartoons with work from a wide range of acclaimed contemporary artists and designers who have been inspired by this highly influential and much-loved cartoon. Unique in its enduring appeal, this exhibition explores Peanuts’ renewed agency in contemporary culture and society.
On the 25th of October Somerset House opened it’s latest exhibition, Good Grief, Charlie Brown! The great news is it is running until the 3rd of March 2019 so you have plenty of time to see it.
“You can enjoy interactive installations including the Snoopy Cinema, complete with bean bags on a baseball pitcher’s mound, with over an hour of remastered Peanuts TV specials, a real-life reimagining of Lucy’s Psychiatric Help Booth, Snoopy typewriters where you can create a novel starting with ‘It was a dark and stormy night’, and light boxes to learn how to draw the Peanuts gang.”
The exhibition is massive with so much to see and do, even children (and adults) who have never read the strips or watched the show will fall in love with the characters. Somerset House recommends you allow an hour to fully enjoy the exhibition.
The exhibition is open Mon, Tue, Sat & Sun 10.00-18.00,
(last entry 1 hour prior to closing time)
Adult tickets are £14 and under 12’s are free.