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San Francisco, April 20, 2022—The Walt Disney Family Museum is delighted to announce the opening of its next major special exhibition, Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book: Making a Masterpiece, in celebration of the beloved Disney animated classic’s 55t

San Francisco, March 8, 2022—The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to debut its first Cause Awareness exhibition, Creative Conservation: The Art of Endangered Animals. Presented in conjunction with Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book: Making a Masterpiece, this original exhibition features painted creations by rescued and rehabilitated animals and wildlife-inspired artwork contributed by human collaborators. Creative Conservation will be on view in the museum’s Lower Lobby and Theater Gallery beginning Earth Day, Friday, April 22.

The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce the opening of our latest community art initiative, Spirit of the Season: A Community Art Exhibition. Earlier this year, both amateur and professional artists were encouraged to submit artworks inspired by their own holiday traditions and expressing what the spirit of the season means to them. The museum received a vast number of submissions from local Bay Area artists, who have kindly loaned their original works to this exhibition, as well as digital submissions from artists around the country and internationally.

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San Francisco, May 24, 2021—A new, 360-degree virtual recreation of The Walt Disney Family Museum’s current community outreach exhibition, Veterans Voices: Painted Realities, will be available to view for free starting on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31.

San Francisco, April 15, 2021—The Walt Disney Family Museum is delighted to welcome back members and guests to the Main Museum on Thursday, April 22, 2021. Tickets for admission to both the main galleries and the special exhibition will be available for pre-purchase online beginning 10am PT today.

San Francisco, March 11, 2021—The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce the opening of the new special exhibition, The Walt Disney Studios and World War II, on Thursday, March 18 for museum members and to the general public the following day, on Friday, March 19, 2021.

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San Francisco, March 11, 2021—The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce the opening of its new special exhibition, The Walt Disney Studios and World War II, on Thursday, March 18 for museum members and to the general public the following day, on Friday, March 19, 2021. The exhibition will be on view in the Diane Disney Miller Exhibition Hall at 122 Riley Avenue through January 10, 2022.

San Francisco, October 28, 2020—We are happy to announce that The Walt Disney Family Museum plans to reopen to the public on Thursday, November 5, 2020 in accordance with guidelines recently announced by the Mayor’s Office of San Francisco and the Governor’s Office of California.