Talks

Learn from animators, Imagineers, and other speakers about Walt Disney's life, career, and legacy.

Sat, Dec 14 | 1pm

A cultural icon, Mickey Mouse’s indomitable spirit and universal appeal has inspired unique fashion lines across the world for decades. In honor of his 90th birthday in 2018, many fashion companies such as Levi’s, Dooney & Bourke, Vans, Ray-Ban, and Coach chose to pay tribute to the mouse who...

Sat, Jan 18 | 1pm

Join animator and animation historian Tom Sito as he presents his newest book—Eat, Drink, Animate: An Animator’s Cookbook. Sito will take you through the history behind recipes from the cookbooks of Disney Legends, including Mary Blair, Frank Thomas, and Ward Kimball, and more contemporary Disney...

Sat, Feb 1 | 2pm

Join Disney Visual Development Artist Griselda Sastrawinata-Lemay, half of the husband-and-wife artist duo Griz & Norm, as she takes us on a journey through the creation of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ latest hit, Frozen II (2019). Follow Sastrawinata on her own artistic journey while she dives...

Sat, Mar 14 | 1pm

In 1964, Tania McKnight Norris was hired to work at WED Enterprises—now known as Walt Disney Imagineering—as an interior designer for the highly-anticipated Disneyland expansion: New Orleans Square. She joined Walt and Lilly Disney, Roy and Edna Disney, Walt's daughter Sharon and her husband Bob...

Schedule is subject to change. For the most current schedule of events, please check our website's calendar, or stop by the museum's Ticket Desk on the day of your visit.