The Walt Disney Family Museum Blog

Posted on Fri, 03/13/2020 - 12:28
Posted on Mar 13, 2020

Need something to do while you are stuck inside? We have compiled ten articles exploring different facets of Walt's life for you to read, and are starting a Blog Club on our Facebook page to foster discussion on these topics.

Posted on Mon, 03/02/2020 - 15:58
Posted on Mar 2, 2020

In the history of The Walt Disney Studios, animator Fred Moore (1911–1952) is considered among the leading artists who helped originate and define the Disney style, matching appealing design with believable performance. In particular, Moore was instrumental in the evolution of Mickey Mouse as an animated character, and his legacy with the Disney icon’s appearance remains evident today.

Posted on Mon, 02/03/2020 - 17:02
Posted on Feb 3, 2020
The story surrounding the origin of Mickey Mouse is well-known. Walt, feeling defeated after losing the rights to produce films with the Oswald character that he created, was on a train ride home when he began thinking about a new star.
Posted on Fri, 07/19/2019 - 15:58
Posted on Jul 19, 2019
When the Disneyland television show premiered in October 1954, it promised stories and programs from four distinct lands in the still-under-construction theme park: Fantasyland, Adventureland, Frontierland, and Tomorrowland. With no existing library of material to populate the Tomorrowland segments, Walt assigned a team, directed by veteran animator Ward Kimball, to develop “science-factual” programs about human space exploration, among other topics.