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Mel Shaw: An Animator on Horseback

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Press Room

Please contact our media relations team at: press@wdfmuseum.org | 415.345.6816

  • Jan 6, 2016

    Alice A. Carter and Courtney Granner Appointed New Education Co-Directors

    Carter and Granner are key additions to the museum’s senior staff, as they will help usher in the next significant phase of the museum’s education and public engagement initiatives.

  • Dec 9, 2015

    Mel Shaw: An Animator on Horseback

    Explore the first-ever retrospective of Mel Shaw, an artist, storyteller, and Disney Legend, whose artwork influenced some of the most significant animated films of all time, from Fantasia (1940) to The Lion King (1994). Shaw’s own life story was as romantic and adventuresome as the animated stories he helped bring to life.

  • Oct 1, 2015

    Fundraising Gala and The Diane Disney Miller Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Walt Disney Family Museum is proud to announce that the inaugural Diane Disney Miller Lifetime Achievement Award will be awarded to Disney Legend and songwriter Richard Sherman.

  • Jul 2, 2015

    Tomorrowland: Walt's Vision for Today

    See our newest exhibition, Tomorrowland: Walt's Vision for Today. Guest-curated by Academy Award®-winner BRAD BIRD. Multimedia, showcases Walt Disney as technological innovator and futurologist through his vision of Tomorrowland. July 22-December 7.

  • Jun 1, 2015

    What's Happening — June 2015

  • Apr 8, 2015

    Advisory Committee

    We have constituted an Advisory Committee to complement our Board of Directors. Committee is made up of eleven members whose insight, experience, and vision will provide important strategic guidance for the museum.

  • Apr 7, 2015

    Taste Catering & Event Planning

    We proudly announce our partnership with Taste Catering & Event Planning. As the museum’s culinary partner, Taste Catering will run the Museum Café and produce special events at the museum.

  • Apr 1, 2015

    What's Happening — April 2015

  • Jan 13, 2015

    MEDIA ALERT: The Walt Disney Family Museum to Receive Special Achievement Award at the 42nd Annie Awards

    International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, will honor The Walt Disney Family Museum at 42nd Annie Awards™ with Special Achievement Award. January 31, UCLA’s Royce Hall.
    View online: annieawards.org/watch-it-live.

  • Jan 7, 2015

    Lights! Camera! Glamour! The Photography of George Hurrell

    Peer into Hollywood's golden age with new exhibition from The Walt Disney Family Museum, which brings together selection of rare vintage prints from photographer George Hurrell’s amazing career in photography.

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