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Special Events
Wed, May 15 | 6–8:45pm
At this special members only event, join Deja for an intimate discussion about the challenges he and the museum’s collections team faced, including how they managed to narrow down nearly a century’s worth of Mickey artwork and ephemera in order to form this definitive special exhibition.
Special Events
Wed, May 15

The museum is at capacity on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. There will be no entry for general admission ticket holders, members, or the general public during regular business hours (10am to 6pm) in museum galleries or public spaces. Members are welcome to attend a ticketed Member Preview Night for Mickey

Talks
Sat, Apr 27 | 1pm
Join author and historian Mindy Johnson for a fascinating and inspiring look at the history of our changing world of clothing and the impact Walt Disney's animation has had on fashion and style. 
Talks
Sat, May 4 | 1pm
Walt Disney’s influence on the world is undeniable. Kevin Lima, director of Enchanted (2007), credits much of his own creative success to the impact Walt had on him. Learn more about how Walt shaped the paths of Lima and others in this compelling talk.
Posted on Mon, 11/14/2011 - 06:00

The motion picture industry has long had a disquieting reputation for chewing up and spitting out many of its juvenile performers and unfortunately the Walt Disney Studio is not without its own tragedy in that regard. The Bobby Driscoll story could be easily considered a textbook example of the rise and ultimately fatal fall of a child star...

Posted on Thu, 02/14/2019 - 15:18
Nothing goes together better than Laugh-O-grams and candy-grams, right? Well, if that doesn’t do it for you, this list, which highlights the love in Walt’s life—particularly the love he shared with his wife, Lillian—might just help you and your special someone gain a new perspective on some of the stories that are mentioned only briefly in our galleries.
Workshops
Sat, Apr 6 | 10:30am–12:30pm

Characters in the cartoons of the 1930s featured a distinctive aesthetic, often with pie-cut eyes and rubber hose limbs. Come learn about the stylistic quirks of animation from this era in our unique workshop taught by Studio MDHR and Cuphead lead animator, Hanna Abi-Hanna. 

As employees of The Walt Disney Family Museum, we strive to achieve and perpetuate the values that Walt held important in his work and his life. We believe that to achieve the level of quality associated with Walt Disney, each person, as an individual and as part of a cohesive team, contributes toward delivering a quality experience to every visitor to The Walt Disney Family Museum.

Job Function

The Marketing & Communications Assistant will provide support to the marketing and communications department with a focus on copy editing, copy writing, content research, content creation, and fact-checking services for marketing and communications, development, education, visitor services, HR, exhibitions, collections, Foundation Press, and other museum and foundation departments, as needed. The Marketing and Communications Assistant will create and maintain various style guides, handbooks, and other collections of institutional communication materials. This person will be a key member of planning and managing the museum’s editorial communication efforts, such as the member magazine, blog, and publications. The Marketing and Communications Assistant will help various departments create pitch materials for sponsorship and grant proposals. This person shall ensure that all communications goals and objectives are met in line within the wider institutional and marketing strategies for The Walt Disney Family Museum. 

The Marketing & Communications Assistant will also be responsible for maintaining content on the museum’s website, including loading new materials, ensuring accuracy and consistency of content and style, establishing and managing website and communication style guide. The assistant is responsible for the creation and management of editorial calendars and the timely publication of the email newsletter, member magazines, and other communications. Additionally, this person will perform other related duties, as assigned. 

Department: Marketing & Communications | Reports to: Marketing Manager | Location: San Francisco 

Hours: 40 hours per week | Status: Full-Time | FLSA: Non-Exempt 

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Classes
Every Wed, Mar 6–Apr 24 | 4–6pm
During this eight-week course, each class will focus on one of these core concepts in relation to working traditionally with pencil and paper.

Volunteer at the museum and help us continue Walt’s legacy by creating a unique and lasting experience for our guests. Work alongside our dedicated staff and share your passion, stories, and knowledge of the museum and Walt with visitors of all ages. 

Museum Policies

In order to ensure the safety of our guests, employees, and artifacts, we ask that you abide by the following museum policies. 

Job Function

Maintain a high level of guest service within the Museum Store by delivering knowledgeable and friendly service. Museum Store Associates have a variety of roles within the Museum Store including, generating sales, merchandising, restocking, cashiering and safeguarding inventory.

Department: Museum Store | Status: Full-Time OR Part-Time | Hours: FT, 3036 hours per week; PT, 2428 hours per week 

FLSA Code: Non-Exempt | Rate: $17 per hour | Location: San Francisco 

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We are excited to offer classes in art, animation, and more to students of all ages. 

Workshops
Sat, Apr 20 | 1–2:30pm

Walt Disney knew that a strong story and compelling characters were two key factors in making a successful animated film. In this workshop, learn to use the elements of exaggeration, facial expression, and posture to animate a character who is a distinctive individual. 

Workshops
Sat, Apr 20 | 10:30am–Noon

Walt Disney knew that a strong story and compelling characters were two key factors in making a successful animated film. In this workshop, learn to use the elements of exaggeration, facial expression, and posture to animate a character who is a distinctive individual.

Films
Mar | Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun: 1pm | Sat: 4pm
Exception: No screening on Sat, March 30

Mickey and Minnie Mouse have entertained audiences for the past ninety years. This month we are showcasing a compilation of various Mickey and Minnie shorts that highlight the breadth of their illustrious careers. Join us for a marathon of shorts, featuring Steamboat Willie (1928), The Band Concert 

Job Function

Guest Experience Associates offer exemplary guest service to the general public while facilitating guest operations and engagement. Guest Experience Associates engage guests to create an exceptional Museum experience through in-gallery talks and Museum content engagement. In addition, Guest Experience Associates offer guest service support in a variety of operational roles including gallery entrance, coat check, special exhibitions and museum galleries. 

Department: Guest Operations | Reports to: Guest Experience Manager  | Status: Full-Time | Hours: 30–40 hours per week 

Date Starting: ASAP | FLSA Code: Non-Exempt | Rate: $17 per hour | Location: San Francisco 

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