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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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Spotlight Talk Recap: The Illinois Pavilion

This past month, the museum commemorated the fiftieth anniversary of the 1964 New York World’s Fair. Our Spotlight Talks—short discussions in our galleries—in July focused on one of Disney exhibits for New York: the Illinois Pavilion... also known as "Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln"—click through the find out more about this pavilion, which featured a lifelike figure of America’s sixteenth president!

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Open Studio: 1964 New York World's Fair's 50th Anniversary

Celebrating the 1964 New York Wold's Fair and the "Carousel of Progress," guests were invited to explore the futuristic homes of their dreams in our Open Studio! Click through to see the fun art project offered at the museum throughout July. 

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#itsasmallSF Photo Challenge — VOTE!

It’s a small city, after all! In the spirit of MAGIC, COLOR, FLAIR: the world of Mary Blair, we asked YOU to snap photos using the hashtag #itsasmallSF to share photos of our small city with us (@WDFMuseum) on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

Our favorite images making the Bay Area look itsy-bitsy are all now in an album titled "#itsasmallSF" on our Facebook Page. Click through to our page, and hit "LIKE" on your favorite images—get your friends to vote directly in this album… because the image with the MOST likes will win a Mary Blair prize pack. 

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What Do YOU Do, Jonathan Leavy?

On a regular basis, we ask members of our team to answer five questions about their positions at the museum, their fondest Disney memories, and other personal tidbits.

While chatting with each other about fun summer activities, we found out that one of our Guest Service Associates is starring in a stage production of Catch Me If You Can starting this weekend. Fascinated, we asked him if he would mind being interviewed as this month's staff highlight. So today, we're asking JONATHAN LEAVY... what do YOU do?

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