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Workshops
Fri, Jun 22 | 12:30–12:50pm
In this fun and hands-on session, learn how to make your drawings truly come to life and put your creativity in the spotlight. An instructor will teach you step-by-step instructions on how to draw an original cartoon character. This workshop is for artists of all ages.
Classes
Mon–Fri, Jun 4–15 | 9am–4pm
Take an incredible journey through the process of creating strong female characters while learning about being a woman in the animation industry today. In this two-week class, students will design their own lead character while studying narrative structure, use of fairy tales, writing tropes, and
Classes
Mon–Fri, Jun 4–15 | 9am–4pm
In this two-week class, be prepared to rethink and re-imagine ideas and designs as you learn what it takes to be an animator. Drawing, painting, and sculpting techniques will be explored alongside The 12 Principles of Animation, with an emphasis on Timing, Spacing, and Staging. Students will create
Classes
Mon–Fri, Jun 18–29 | 9am–4pm

Join us as we explore skills in animation while learning about cultures from around the world. In this two-week class, you will study diverse stories, writing tropes, and prominent figures within the animation industry. Using classical, hand-drawn animation skills, you design characters and create a

Special Events
Sat, Jun 16 | 10am–6pm
Take your Walt Disney Family Museum membership out on the town and enjoy complimentary admission to the partner museums listed below. Present your Walt Disney Family Museum membership card to obtain two free admissions per membership at each location; some restrictions apply.
Workshops
Fri, Jun 22 | 12:30–12:50pm
In this fun and hands-on session, learn how to make your drawings truly come to life and put your creativity in the spotlight. An instructor will teach you step-by-step instructions on how to draw an original cartoon character. This workshop is for artists of all ages.
Workshops
Sat, Jul 7 | 10:30am–noon
Walt Disney would bring animals or actors into the Studios for his artists to study in preparation for an animated project. Walt felt live action reference was crucial for an animator to understand the natural movement and design of a subject they were about to animate.
Workshops
Sat, Jul 7 | 1–2:30pm
Walt Disney would bring animals or actors into the Studios for his artists to study in preparation for an animated project. Walt felt live action reference was crucial for an animator to understand the natural movement and design of a subject they were about to animate.
Workshops
Sun, Jul 8 | 10:30am–12:30pm
In the animated short Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom (1953), Walt Disney and his team of animators, stylized the film with heavy influences from mid-century cubist art. Ward Kimball, a co-director of the Oscar®-winning short, wanted to experiment with the fundamentals of this new world and recruited
Workshops
Sat, Jul 14 | 10am–4pm
Visit us this summer for an audio and visual immersion into Walt Disney’s classical music masterpiece, Fantasia (1940). Considering how music can be used to tell a story, set a mood, or conjure images in an audience’s mind, educators will produce their own artwork to accompany the sounds of Claude
Workshops
Sat, Jul 21 | 10:30am–noon
Wolfgang “Woolie” Reitherman, one of Walt Disney’s legendary Nine Old Men, animated many thrilling sequences in Walt Disney’s films. Some of his most dynamic scenes include the prehistoric battle in Fantasia (1940) between the monstrous Tyrannosaurus Rex and Stegosaurus, as well as Prince Phillip’s
Workshops
Sat, Jul 21 | 1–2:30pm
Wolfgang “Woolie” Reitherman, one of Walt Disney’s legendary Nine Old Men, animated many thrilling sequences in Walt Disney’s films. Some of his most dynamic scenes include the prehistoric battle in Fantasia (1940) between the monstrous Tyrannosaurus Rex and Stegosaurus, as well as Prince Phillip’s
Workshops
Fri, Aug 17 | 12:30–12:50pm
In this fun and hands-on session, learn how to make your drawings truly come to life and put your creativity in the spotlight. For artists of all ages, learn step-by-step instructions on how to draw an original cartoon character.
Workshops
Sat, Aug 18 | 10:30am–noon
Eric Larson, one of Walt Disney’s legendary Nine Old Men, was the animator behind the some of Disney’s most memorable flight sequences. From the graceful Pegasus in Fantasia (1940), to Peter and the Darling children soaring over London in Peter Pan (1953), Larson had the impeccable ability to
Talks
Sat, Jul 28 | 1pm
When Ron Clements and John Musker arrived at The Walt Disney Studios in the late 1970s, they found themselves fortunate enough to have several of Walt Disney’s famed Nine Old Men still working at the Studios beside them. Under the mentorship of Frank Thomas and Eric Larson, the duo would go on to
Films
May | Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sun: 1pm | Sat: 4pm
The game is afoot! The super sleuth of rodents, Basil of Baker Street, has been hired to solve the case of the abducted toymaker. Basil’s powers of deduction will be pitted against his nemesis Professor Rattigan, animated by Glen Keane. This film is being shown in conjunction with our special
Classes
Mon–Fri, Jun 18–29 | 9am–4pm

Discover what it takes to create a 3D animated film and learn what it takes to be a professional animator during this two-week intensive. Begin with the basics of both software and animation principles, then create in-depth examples demonstrating what you have learned.

Classes
Mon–Fri, Jul 2–13, no class Wed, Jul 4 | 9am–4pm
Be prepared to rethink and re-imagine ideas and designs as you learn what it takes to be an animator in this two-week class. Drawing, painting, and sculpting techniques will be explored alongside The 12 Principles of Animation, with an emphasis on Timing, Spacing, and Staging. Students will create
Classes
Mon–Fri, Jul 2–13, no class Wed, Jul 4 | 9am–4pm
Join us on for an adventure through the process of creating strong male characters while learning about careers in the animation industry. In this two-week class, students will design their own lead character while studying narrative structure, use of fairy tales, writing tropes, and stereotypes in