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May 16, 2019–Feb 17, 2020
Celebrate animation’s most beloved and recognizable character with this original exhibition. Explore Mickey’s influence on art and entertainment over the past nine decades and the story of his origin, rise to fame, and enduring world-wide appeal.
Thu, Dec 12

Due to a special event, the museum will close early at 4pm with last gallery entry at 2:45pm.

Special Events
Sat, Oct 5 | 10am–4pm

Join us at The Walt Disney Family Museum to celebrate The Big Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival! Our annual, museum-wide family event will take place this year on October 5, celebrating Walt Disney’s varied contributions to visual arts. In connection with this year’s “Drawn to Life” theme,

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About Taste Catering

As the museum’s culinary partner, Taste Catering runs operations at the museum cafe and catering services for special events, offering light seasonal fare inspired by the local market, growers, and purveyors. The cafe is open to museum visitors and the public during museum hours. Guests can enjoy seating indoors or outdoors, overlooking the lawn on the Presidio’s main parade ground. 

Films
Sat, Oct 5 | 3pm

In conjunction with this year’s Big Draw theme Drawn to Life, which explores the benefits of being creative to make a positive change in both your own life and the world around you, we present this special screening of Disneynature’s Chimpanzee (2012). Follow the breathtaking story of a young

Films
Sat, Oct 5 | 1pm

In conjunction with this year’s Big Draw theme Drawn to Life, which explores the benefits of being creative to make a positive change in health and well-being, we present this special screening of Inside Out, which deals with the power of emotions. Join emotions Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust, and

Talks
Sat, Sep 28 | 1pm

Join Disneynature executive Paul Baribault as he discusses his own contributions to documentary filmmaking and public education, and explores how the Studios’ current Disneynature documentaries take inspiration from and strive to continue Walt’s original work on the True-Life Adventure series.

Films
September | Sat & Sun: 1pm & 4 pm
No 1pm screening Saturday, September 28

This month, we are screening two Academy Award ®-winners from Walt Disney’s True-Life Adventures series. First, explore the world of Alaskan wildlife in Seal Island (1949), directed by Disney Legend James Algar. Then, be sure to stick around for Ben Sharpsteen’s Water Birds (1952) and experience the

Talks
Sat, Nov 16 | 1pm

It was truly a jolly holiday when Mary Poppins flew, via umbrella, back onto the big screen in the whimsical sequel Mary Poppins Returns (2018), starring Emily Blunt reprising Julie Andrews’ breakthrough role. It was an even happier surprise to see traditionally-animated penguins dancing beside her,

Films
September | Mon, Wed, Thu & Fri: 2pm

Narrated by actor and filmmaker John Krasinski, Disneynature’s Born in China offers an intimate look at China’s wildlife. Follow three distinct stories: a giant panda mother raising her newborn, a golden snub-nosed monkey adjusting to the new arrival of his baby sister, and a snow leopard on a

We are committed to making the museum more accessible to all of our visitors by providing resources that will enhance each person's visit. When borrowing our complimentary resources, you will be asked to leave a photo ID with staff for the duration of your rental as collateral. If you have any questions, please contact Jenna at 415.345.6824.

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

Workshops
Sun, Sep 15 | 10:30am–12:30pm

Walt’s passion for the natural world came to the forefront in the 1940s and 50s when he financed the production of the True-Life Adventures (1948–1960), a documentary series focusing on animals and their natural habitats. He wanted these films to entertain, educate, and encourage audiences to care

Workshops
Sat, Oct 26 | 10am–2pm

On Saturday, October 26, we invite educators to take a tour of our special exhibition, Mickey Mouse: From Walt to the World, with group discussions centered around one-of-a-kind Mickey artworks and artifacts. See how the iconic character influenced artists and shaped American popular culture from

Workshops
Sat, Sep 21 | 10:30am–1:30pm

In this workshop, learn about the natural world and its inhabitants as you practice drawing zoo animals from live reference. Study the proportion, movement, texture, and gesture-drawing techniques used to gain a sense of an animal’s anatomy while breathing life into your sketches.