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Looking Back: Moving the Collection

In recognition of The Walt Disney Family Museum's fifth anniversary, we'd like to look back and share stories of the time, work, and energy that went into builidling the museum. In the second of this series, we remember the efforts that were taken in moving the collection from our original home at Gorgas to our current collection area near the Diane Disney Miller Exhibition Hall. This article was originally written and posted for the museum's first anniversary in 2010 by former registrar Anel Muller. 

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In Walt's Own Words: Art Expert?

One of our most valuable artifacts is Walt’s voice. The museum is designed so that Walt himself is the narrator, taking you through his life. In this spirit, Storyboard aims to present Walt’s own words, on a variety of topics, regularly. As we celebrate our fifth anniversary this month, we'd like to share the insights Walt had on his knowledge of art and feelings about art galleries, as relayed to journalist Pete Martin in an interview, ca. 1956.

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Looking Back: Remembering Gorgas

In recognition of The Walt Disney Family Museum's fifth anniversary, we'd like to look back and share stories of the time, work, and energy that went into builidling the museum. In the first of this series, we remember the museum's roots and first home at Gorgas. This article, penned by the Walt Disney Family Foundation's director of collections Michael Labrie, was originally written and posted for the museum's first anniversary in 2010. 

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Our Fifth Anniversary

On the date of our fifth anniversary, we would like to share a portion of the letter Ron Miller penned for the anniversary issue of our Members Magazine. For the full letter, become a member today!

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Open Studio: Create a Small, Small Figure

During the last month of our Mary Blair exhibition, visitors created small, small figures in our not-so-small, small Open Studio! Check out how this small, small world was created—after the jump. 

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Getting to Know Our Members: Linda & Dave Paulson

The inspiration of and appreciation for Walt Disney knows no boundaries. The membership at The Walt Disney Family Museum certainly reflects this diversity. Each month, we introduce you to one of our members, so you can see the varied and frequently fascinating people, who have come together to learn and experience more about the life, work, philosophies, and ideals of Walt Disney. This month, we’d like you to meet two members in Walt's CircleLinda and Dave Paulson!

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In Walt's Own Words: His Brother Roy

One of our most valuable artifacts is Walt's voice. Click through to hear, in Walt's own voice, how Walt felt about going into business with his brother Roy.

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Blair's Bay Area

Although much of her well-known artwork stems from her time in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area had a great influence on Mary Blair, serving as bookends for her life. Much of her early life and her last years were lived in cities around the Bay. Check out these five cities that had an impact on Blair’s flair.

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Walt's Family & Friends: Alice Davis

Before opening on October 1, 2009, The Walt Disney Family Museum existed virtually as a website, beginning in 1999. On a regular basis, Storyboard will revisit some of the terrific content from this “museum on the web.” Click through for an exclusive interview from our new “Walt’s Friends & Family” series with Imagineer and Disney Legend Alice Davis.

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Celebrating 50 Years of Mary Poppins

Arguably one of the most beloved films of all time, Mary Poppins premiered on August 27, 1964. And in the fifty years since its release, it hasn’t lost a step (in time).

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