The Walt Disney Family Museum Blog

Posted on Wed, 06/29/2016 - 10:36
Posted on Jun 29, 2016

In accordance with Shark Week and our latest special exhibition, Wish Upon A Star: The Art of Pinocchio, Monstro, the terrifying giant sperm whale that consumes Pinocchio, Geppetto, Figaro, and Cleo before sneezing them back out because Pinocchio, a character made entirely of wood, thought it prudent to start a bonfire.

Posted on Fri, 06/17/2016 - 17:21
Posted on Jun 17, 2016

Mel Shaw’s life as an all-out renaissance man produced a near overwhelming amount of artistic creations, from painting to sculpture to sketches and pastels, many of which are exhibited in Mel Shaw: An Animator on Horseback at The Walt Disney Family Museum. The fascinating works on display include a selection of Shaw’s work when he was working for Walt during the Studios’ golden age. 

Posted on Wed, 06/15/2016 - 15:56
Posted on Jun 15, 2016

In honor of Father’s Day, we share the stories told by Diane Disney Miller about her father, Walt Disney. In 1956, Diane sat down with journalist Peter Martin where she spoke candidly about what it was like to be Walt’s daughter.

Posted on Fri, 06/03/2016 - 14:29
Posted on Jun 3, 2016

May 19th would have been Jimmy’s 110th birthday. We invite you to celebrate Walt’s chosen substitute by making some noise, Jimmy Macdonald-sound effects style!

Posted on Wed, 10/07/2015 - 08:19
Posted on Oct 7, 2015

"I am saddened to hear about the passing of Kevin Corcoran," said Miller. "My thoughts go out to Laura and his family. He was a great man and I will miss him."

Posted on Wed, 09/16/2015 - 12:00
Posted on Sep 16, 2015

WGBH’s American Experience: Walt Disney, which aired on PBS this week, was created independently of The Walt Disney Family Museum. Here are our thoughts on the program.