In addition to regular scheduled events–Animate Your Night, Talks and Panels, Film Screenings, Learn from the Masters and Open Studio–The Walt Disney Museum also hosts Special Programs. Some are developed in partnership with community organizations, while others reflect directly on the Core Collection and the rotation of special exhibitions.
As with all of our offerings, we seek to activate the legacy of Walt Disney and provide visitors the chance to explore their own creativity and potential as collaborators, producers, creators and innovators.
Upcoming Special Programs
Happy Birthday, Mickey Mouse!
Sun-Mon, Nov 17-18 | 10am-6pm | FREE
It all started with a mouse—85 years ago! On Sunday, November 17 and Monday, November 18, the museum is saluting the birth of Mickey Mouse. Receive $3 off your admission* when you come dressed in Mickey or Minnie-themed apparel. Then, join us for an assortment of fun activities as we celebrate Mickey’s birthday! (Please click through for the full schedule of events.)
A Tribute to Annette Funicello | Sat, Dec 7 | 11am & 3pm
$18 Member | $20 Non-member | $15 Youth (ages 17 and under)
In the mid-1950s, thousands of young Americans tuned in to Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club. For many, the Mouseketeer they loved the most was a talented young performer named Annette, who went on to become America’s favorite “girl next door,” appearing in Disney produced TV shows and films and a series of beach movies. Join Disney historian Don Peri and former Mouseketeer Sharon Baird as they pay tribute through stories, film clips, and song to a star who captivated the hearts of baby boomers across the country.