The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons at Orange County Regional History Center

By: Denna Beena
Contributing Writer

Looking for something interesting to do in the downtown area? The Orange County Regional History Center has The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons exhibit on display now through Sunday March 23, 2014.

Check out over 160 animation cells, sketches and more from classic cartoon characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the whole Looney Toons gang. Who's your favorite? Be sure to vote while you're there and settle the debate. 

See all of our photos from the exhibit on our Facebook page

In addition to the exhibit, check out these fun and unique events for all ages in conjunction with The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons!

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Saturday, March 1, 2014

Join us for pancakes at the History Center in your pajamas! Stay in your jammies Saturday morning and come down to the museum for pancakes, screening of Looney Tunes cartoons, and a visit to the exhibition, The Art of Warner Bros. Cartoons.
Time: 9-11 a.m.
Cost: Members: $5 children ages 5-12, $10 adults, $20 per family (up to 2 adults and 4 children under 18).
Non-members: $14 children ages 5-12, $18 adults, $36 per family (up to 2 adults and 4 children under 18). Children ages 4 and under free.
Call (407) 836-7010 to register.

Warner Bros. Valentine's Day Date Night: Saturday, February 15, 2014
Join the History Center to celebrate Valentine's Day! For adults only, this special evening is designed for a Valentine's Day date night. With film shorts being shown such as The Stupid Cupid, Porky's Romance, Porky's Picnic, Carrotblanca, Or Rice and Hen, the Hare Splitter, Bugs Bunny's Valentine, and A Hick, A Slick, and A Chick, couples will be able to experience an alternative idea to the typical Valentine's Day activities. With popcorn, wine, champagne, and chocolate being available, this date night will be one that goes down in history with the help of Warner Bros. Cartoons.
Time: 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free for members, $15 for non-members.
Call (407) 836-7010 to register.

Home School Day: Outlaws, Mayhem, and Mischief!: Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Experience the legal process with a mock trial involving "looney" characters that have been up to no good! Learn about the judicial system, the workings of law enforcement, and what it takes to become a lawyer. Also, get ready for a surprise visit from Warner Bros. Cartoons' beloved characters!
Time: 10 a.m.- noon and 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.
Cost: Members: $6 students, $3 adults. Non-members: $10 students, $6 adults. Children under 4 are free.
Call (407) 836-8580 to register.

Exhibit Explorers: Cartoons and Cowboys: Saturday, March 15, 2014
Dive into the exciting world of Warner Bros. Cartoons and find out how the characters and stories are much like those of a real Florida Cracker! Design your own cartoon character, travel back to when cattle roamed free, and see if you have the skills to be a cowboy or cowgirl!
Ages: Grades K-5, adults welcome to participate
Time: 10:30 a.m.- noon.
Cost: $10 per child, adults free. Members receive a 20% discount.
Call (407) 836-8580 to register.