NYC Comics Museum Closes Doors, Plans For Future
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City’s comics museum has closed its doors while it plans for the future.
The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, established in 2001, closed to the public on Monday. It will move out of its SoHo location by the end of the month.
Museum chair and president Ellen Abramowitz promised that the museum will continue to exist. She said the 10-year-old museum will announce its plans in the near future.
Abramowitz said it has been difficult to find individual donors to support the MoCCA. The museum’s largest fundraiser is its annual festival called MoCCA Fest.
Past exhibitions have included a retrospective of Stan Lee and a look at Harvey Comics.
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