Located in the historic Presidio of San Francisco, California, The Walt Disney Family Museum is a center for art, animation, and inspiration. Since October 1, 2009, our nonprofit museum has celebrated the remarkable life and legacy of Walt Disney, thanks in large part to Walt's daughter, Diane Disney Miller, who wanted to share her father's story with the world. Now, in recognition of the museum's tenth anniversary, this podcast will do its part to honor the man behind the magic.
Join us for stories and conversations about the remarkable life and legacy of Walt Disney as we reflect on The Walt Disney Family Museum's first decade as an institution. Subscribe on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play, and TuneIn.
05 Volunteering: Walt Serves His Country
From forgery to an alleged court-martial, this episode has a broad appeal. Follow our hosts overseas as they dispel the myths—and dig deeper into the true stories—that surround Walt's time as a Red Cross volunteer in France.
04 Finding Your Passion: Walt's Early Years
Join our hosts as they journey to Marceline, Missouri, where a young Walt discovered some of his greatest passions—drawing and trains—while growing up on his family's farm. We guarantee you'll go hog-wild for this one!
03 Small Beginnings
Greatness comes from small beginnings—and Walt Disney's story is no different. Join hosts Bri and Caroline as they track Walt's ancestors through the pages of Disney family history—from France to Ireland and, finally, to North America. After some fiddling around, our hosts will delve into how Walt's parents' own unique upbringings and endeavors shaped his childhood.
02 Looking back with Diane Disney Miller Part 2
One of the questions we’re asked most frequently by guests remains, “Why is the museum here?” Though there are threads of Walt’s story that intersect with the Bay Area, The Walt Disney Family Museum isn’t here because of Walt—it’s here, primarily, because of his daughter, Diane Disney Miller. In this episode, join Bri and Caroline as they delve into the life and vision of our remarkable co-founder, Diane as she talks about her father, Walt Disney.
01 Looking Back with Diane Disney Miller Part 1
Join hosts Bri Bertolaccini and Caroline Quinn as they kick off The Walt Disney Family Museum's 10th Anniversary Celebration in style. In this debut episode, learn more about the origins of our museum, our co-founder, Diane Disney Miller, and our institution's unique mission, which has grown tremendously over the last decade.