|In partnership with Comic Book Classroom, WOW! Children’s Museum is hosting the first annual WOW! Comic Con, a special event celebrating pop culture and comics on Saturday, August 24th from 10:00am-4:00pm.Geared for children and families, WOW! Comic Con will feature appearances by several local organizations and artists. Scheduled activities include:
- Meet local illustrators and comic artists like Jay Peteranetz and Dan Conner at the Comic Book Classroom Kids Corral. Watch live drawing and illustration demos or create your own work of art.
- Design your own short animation at the ASIFA Animation Stations
- Create a superhero costume with local costume designer Annabel Reader
- Enter the costume contest at 11:30am with special guest judges Laura Powers and Audrey Brazeel
- Visit the Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts musical instrument petting zoo
- Tickets in Advance: $6 per child; $5 per child for WOW! Members and free for adults
- Tickets at the Door: $8 per child; adults are free
- Tickets available for purchase over the phone, (303) 604-2424 or in person at the Museum’s front desk.
Looking for a local place to go after the event? Walk over to Odd13 Brewery for a Comic Con wrap party featuring food from the Mama Jean food truck and discounts for event attendees (pick up a flyer at the event).
Please note that the WOW! Comic Con is a special ticketed event and the Museum will be closed to the general public on this day. Adults attending the event must be accompanied by children.