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Haunted Mansion Halloween

When hinges creak in doorless chambers, and strange and frightening sounds echo through the halls... whenever candlelights flicker where the air is deathly still... that is the time when we share our favorite Haunted Mansion-themed blog pieces with ghoulish delight. Now, as they say... look alive!

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A Day of Space

In collaboration with the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in conjunction with the Bay Area Science Festival, scientists and Disney historians discuss and demonstrate Walt’s influence on the Space Age with the “Man in Space” series from the Disneyland TV show. 

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What does 104 look like?

Photographer Sara Jane Boyers caught up with artist and Disney Legend Tyrus Wong over the weekend in time for his 104th birthday. Click through to see how he's doing. 

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Looking Back: Dancing Penguins, the Lilly Belle, and Gorgas

In recognition of The Walt Disney Family Museum's fifth anniversary, we'd like to look back and share stories of what it was like to explore The Walt Disney Family Museum while it was being built. Through stories and personal photos, Walt Disney Family Foundation film archivist Scott Zone walks us through Gorgas and the museum's future home. 

 

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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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