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Learn from animators, Imagineers, and other speakers about Walt Disney's life, career, and legacy.

Members have unlimited access to recordings of Happily Ever After Hours episodes through a special members-only portal.

Questions about our virtual talks? Visit our Virtual Programs FAQ here.

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Beginning in November 2021, our Fantasia-themed theater will reopen for programs, special events, and screenings of classic Disney films. See below for our upcoming offering of film screenings. Please check our calendar for dates, times, ticketing, and exceptions.

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The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce its next community exhibition, Spirit of the Season: A Community Art Exhibition. Adult and teen artists are invited to submit artwork inspired by their own holiday traditions and expressing what the spirit of the season means to them.

San Francisco, October 1, 2019—The Walt Disney Family Museum is delighted to once again host The Big Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival. This annual, museum-wide community event will take place on Saturday, October 5 and celebrates Walt Disney’s contributions to visual arts.

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The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce its 2019 community access exhibition, A Powerful Force: Working to End Homelessness Through Art. Featuring original artwork created by young people experiencing homelessness, the exhibition’s title was inspired by Walt Disney himself: “There is

We are pleased to announce The Walt Disney Family Museum's next Community Access Exhibition, Fresh Starts, featuring the artistic self-expression of young men in Bay Area juvenile detention centers.

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

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 4 | 10:30am–noon PT

When it comes to putting on a spectacular hoedown, the musical performances of the Country Bear Jamboree attraction—featuring 18 unique and spirited Audio-Animatronics® bears singing and playing instruments—are unlike any other. Tune up the band with us as we delve into the world of Disney bears and

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 4 | 1–2:30pm PT

When it comes to putting on a spectacular hoedown, the musical performances of the Country Bear Jamboree attraction—featuring 18 unique and spirited Audio-Animatronics® bears singing and playing instruments—are unlike any other. Tune up the band with us as we delve into the world of Disney bears and

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 20 | 1–2:30pm PT

Deep in Adventureland lies an outpost in which lively voyages transport guests down winding jungle rivers featuring flora and fauna from around the world. Embark with us on a journey through the history of Magic Kingdom’s Jungle Cruise and animated river boats, then animate a boat travelling down a

The Walt Disney Family Museum welcomes groups for guided and self-guided visits. Groups of 10 or more receive discounted rates, additional venue rental options also available. For additional safety measures for your visit, please visit our Welcome Back page.

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Sun, Jan 23 | 10:30am–12:30pm PT

It’s a new year, so why not spend it in THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH? Our beloved Disneyland Resort is filled with magical wonders, food, and iconic merchandise. Follow along with us in this workshop as we explore the history of merchandise throughout Walt Disney’s career and legacy. We will then

Workshops
Sun, Feb 13 | 10:30am–12:30pm PT

A field of colorful flowers and a sweet deer wandering through it makes for a perfect combination in an iconic scene from the classic film Bambi (1942). Indeed, flowers can have powerful uses and ways of transforming a mood. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, join us for this workshop as we

Special Events
Thu, Aug 6 | 5pm PT

We are delighted to celebrate Alan Menken's recent achievement in earning the coveted EGOT, following his Daytime Emmy win for Best Original Song. He is the 16th person to receive the distinction of earning four prestigious awards—an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. We invite you to a special musical

Department: Collections

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Director of Exhibitions

Status: Full-Time

Date: November 2021

Hours: M-F

FLSA Code: Exempt

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Classes Virtual
Every Wed, Jan 19–Mar 9 | 4–6pm PT

Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of basic animation techniques and principles. This eight-week course focuses on one of these concepts each class by working traditionally with pencil and paper. Budding animators develop a strong foundation, continue to build their knowledge of

Talks Virtual
In-Person Event:
FIRST PROGRAM SOLD OUT:
Sat, Oct 9 | 11am
SECOND PROGRAM SOLD OUT: Sat, Oct 9 | 2pm
Virtual Replay:
Sat, Oct 16 at 10am PT–Sun, Oct 17 at midnight PT

In celebration of the premiere of Muppets Haunted Mansion on Disney+, join Muppet Performers Dave Goelz and Bill Barretta—the hands and voices behind The Great Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn—as they share insight into their experiences working with Jim Henson and the Muppets, discuss their favorite

Talks Virtual
Thu, Nov 11 | 5:30pm PT

In conjunction with our special exhibition The Walt Disney Studios and World War II, join us for a very special program honoring the first Black military aviators of World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen. Editor Joe De Francesco and Producer Sharon Wood of Lucasfilm’s 2012 documentary Double Victory

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 6 | 1–2:30pm PT

Fantasyland is filled with wondrous curiosity symbolized by the very merry celebration of the Mad Tea Party attraction. Inspired by Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951), guests take a whirlwind of a ride in oversized tea cups. Join us as we “pour” into the 70th anniversary of the beloved film