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Talks Virtual
Sat, Sep 19 | 1pm PT

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. During Norris' tenure at WED, she worked on many projects, including Haunted Mansion and concepts for

Talks Virtual
Sat, Sep 26 | 2pm

When San Francisco artist Ruth Asawa was interned in a camp for Japanese Americans during World War II, she found hope and inspiration among some of her fellow internees. She befriended and took drawing lessons from interned Disney animators Tom Okamato, James Tanaka, and Chris Ishii—a much-needed

Position Description

Department: Museum Store

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Retail Business Manager

Status: Part-Time

Date: Starting ASAP

Hours: 20 Hours; Thursday-Sunday, 5 hours/day

FLSA Code: Temporary, Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $17/hour

Benefits: Not eligible

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Position Description

Department: Guest Operations

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Guest Experience Manager

Status: Part-Time

Date: Starting ASAP

Hours: 20 Hours; Thursday-Sunday, 5 hours/day

FLSA Code: Temporary, Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $16/hour

Benefits: Not eligible

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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.

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Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 12 | 10:30am–12:30pm

Walt Disney always encouraged his animators to remain students and to continually learn and improve their craft with every project. Bring your art and join us for this informative workshop about how to build a well-rounded portfolio or demo-reel and catering these items to the job or internship you

Talks Virtual
Fri, Oct 16 | 5:30pm PT

Milicent Patrick was a true Renaissance woman. Not only was she one of The Walt Disney Studios’ first female animators, but throughout her illustrious career, she also worked as an actress, makeup artist, and special effects designer. Recently recognized as the costume designer behind the iconic

Special Events Virtual
Sat, Oct 3 | Events scheduled all day

Join us as we celebrate The Big Green Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival. Our annual free community event will celebrate Walt Disney’s contributions to visual arts and vision for a more sustainable earth. In conjunction with this year’s #ClimateOfChange theme, experience a unique animal

Talks Virtual
Sat, Oct 31 | 1pm

Join us for this frightfully fun Halloween panel as artists and creators behind the holiday stop-motion favorite, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), discuss the making of this groundbreaking animated masterpiece and memories from working on set alongside the creative genius Tim

Talks Virtual
Sat, Oct 24 | 1pm

After 30 years in animation, Francis Xavier Atencio—better known as X. Atencio—became one of the most influential Imagineers of his time, developing dialogue and music for attractions including Adventure Thru Inner SpaceHaunted Mansion, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Join his daughter, Tori Atencio

Talks Virtual
Rescheduled from Sat, Mar 7
Wed, Oct 21 | 5:30pm PT

Moderated by Her Universe Founder and Designer Ashley Eckstein, hear from Disney+ short film Director Valerie LaPointe (Lamp Life, 2020), Storyboard Artist Aphton Corbin (Toy Story 4 and Soul, 2020), and Storyboard Artist Louise Smythe (Onward, 2020) as they discuss their “storied” journeys from

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 12 | 10:30am–noon

Before cel animation came to prominence as the most popular style for cartoons in the 1920s, some early animators experimented with clay. Since then, animators have used clay to animate everything from films and television shows to video games. Join us and get creative with clay as you learn how to

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 21 | 10:30am–noon

In the early days of animation, artists struggled to make characters move in an interesting way while also keeping them simple enough to draw quickly and repeatedly. As a solution, Walt and other animators in the 1920s and 30s adopted a drawing style which gave the characters “rubber hose” limbs

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 7 | 10:30am–noon

After many long hours spent drawing, tired animators might start to find themselves nodding off. In this workshop, use anticipation and timing to create a short animation of a drowsy animator who gradually falls asleep.

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Oct 24 | 10:30am–noon

Animation can be hard and tiring work. After many hours, even days, of working away at a light table or computer, few animators can resist the urge to let out a long yawn. In this workshop, use facial expressions and exaggeration to create an animation of a sleepy animator yawning.

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Oct 10 | 10:30am–noon

Animating facial expressions, whether realistic or exaggerated, is a difficult skill to master. To enhance believability, animators often use themselves as a model for their own poses and expressions. Many classic animators even kept a small mirror by their desks so they could use their reflections