Special Exhibitions

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SCREENINGS

FILM OF THE MONTH: Disneyland Goes to the World’s Fair
Showtimes: Showtimes: 11am, 1:30 & 4pm daily (check calendar for exceptions) | Theater
Free with museum admission
This special screening celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1964 New York World’s Fair.
Note: The museum is closed on Tuesdays


DISCUSSIONS

MEMBERS-ONLY MOVIE PREMIERE | Marceline: A Tribute to the Town that Walt Loved Meet the filmmakers!
Fri, Aug 22 | 7pm
Lower Lobby & Theater
$24 for members
Members are invited to watch the documentary Marceline, hear from the filmmakers and two special guests featured in the film and meet Scott Zone, Film Conservator for The Walt Disney Family Foundation. An old-fashioned make-it-yourself ice cream sundae buffet follows the program. Member guests are welcome at the member price.

SCREENING AND TALK | Marceline: A Tribute to the Town that Walt Loved
Sat, Aug 23 | 3pm
$18 members | $20 general | $15 youth (17 and under)
Watch a documentary about the town that had a lasting impact on Walt’s life and still honors its famous son today. Hear from filmmakers Andy and Sara Neitzert, who traveled there to trace the story of Walt’s early years. Special guests: Kaye Johnson Malins, Marceline historian and Director of the Walt Disney Hometown Museum, and Scott Zone, Film Conservator for The Walt Disney Family Foundation.

SPOTLIGHT TALKS | The Illinois Pavilion
Every Fri, Sat & Sun in Aug | 11am, 1 & 3pm
FREE for members or with museum admission
Join us as we talk about one of the richest chapters of Mary Blair’s incredible career. Facilitated by a museum educator, this brief talk touches upon the stories behind her dazzling tile murals and designs for the beloved Disneyland attraction it’s a small world

CLASSES & ACTIVITIES

OPEN STUDIO | Create a Small, Small Figure
Aug 23–24, 30–31 | 1–4pm | Learning Center
FREE for members or with museum admission
Create a small figure to showcase the heritage and traditions from your past and present that help define you.

LITTLE OPEN STUDIO | Storytime and Watercolor
Every Sat in Aug, & Sep | 10–noon | Lower Lobby
FREE with museum admission
Designed for ages 7 and under, Little Open Studio is a place where young ones and their families can put small hands to work creating artwork inspired by what they see here at the museum.