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  • Jun 14, 2018

    A Conversation with Special Exhibition Curator Don Hahn – Part Two

    Veteran Disney producer and Walt Disney Family Museum Advisory Board member Don Hahn has recently completed work as Curator of our newest special exhibition, Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation. Historian Lucas O. Seastrom sat down with Don to look back on the experience of putting the show together.

  • May 30, 2018

    A Conversation with Special Exhibition Curator Don Hahn – Part One

    Veteran Disney producer and Walt Disney Family Museum Advisory Board member Don Hahn has recently completed work as Curator of our newest special exhibition, Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation. Historian Lucas O. Seastrom sat down with Don to look back on the experience of putting the show together.

  • Mar 7, 2018

    Make Believe: The World of Glen Keane

    Make Believe: The World of Glen Keane is open through September 3, 2018 in the Lower Lobby and Theater Gallery at The Walt Disney Family Museum.

  • Jan 31, 2018

    Walt Disney's PeopleMover

  • Jan 18, 2018

    A Feathered Family: Creating The Birds of Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room

    In June of 1963, Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room opened its doors for the very first time. The birds sang words, the flowers crooned, and the guests stared, awestruck, at the attraction’s feathered inhabitants.

  • Jan 9, 2018

    “Out of the Night”—60 Years of Walt Disney’s “Zorro”

    Like most of Walt’s greatest stories, Zorro unabashedly embraced a sense of fun and adventure.

  • Dec 13, 2017

    80 Years Later—The Legacy of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

  • Oct 11, 2017

    Walt's Animation and Special Effects Master: Josh Meador

    Joshua Meador (1911-1965) had two careers: he is best known for his special animation effects work at The Walt Disney Studios for nearly 30 years and, away from Disney, he established himself as a major California landscape painter.

  • Oct 9, 2017

    Bella Notte: Eyvind Earle on Lady and the Tramp

    On the film, Sleeping Beauty, Eyvind Earle was given total artistic control by Walt Disney, overseeing all visual development but it was on Lady and the Tramp that this style first found its way into a Disney feature.

  • Sep 21, 2017

    The Horses of History: Walt Disney’s King Arthur Carrousel

    On Disneyland’s opening day in 1955, guests laid eyes on the King Arthur Carrousel for the very first time, together with other now-classic attractions.

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