Girl Scout Daisies come together at The Walt Disney Family Museum to explore aforerunner to contemporary robotics—Disney’s Audio-Animatronics® technology. Scouts work in teams, become Imagineers for the day, and create their own robot designs.
Department: Facilities and Operations
Location: San Francisco
Reports to: Manager of Audiovisual Status: Part Time (up to 19 Hours/week)
FLSA Code: Non-exempt
Celebrate 10 Years of Magic with a gift that ensures future generations will continue to be inspired by Walt Disney’s life and legacy. Donations support the museum’s unique galleries, special exhibitions, public programs, and educational efforts.
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No screenings Saturday, June 1 & 22 and Sunday, June 2
For the Studios’ third full-length animated feature, Walt Disney partnered with the brilliant composer Leopold Stokowski to produce a new, groundbreaking film, in which classical music was the star. Stokowski arranged this renowned collection of celebrated musical scores, which in turn inspired
1pm and 4pm
No 1pm screenings Saturday, April 13 & 27
This month we will be screening a selection of Walt Disney’s Silly Symphonies. Join us in our theater and witness the evolution of Disney animation right before your very eyes.
No screenings Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2
Join us this month for a screening of Walt Disney’s classic animated film, Bambi. This beloved film combines breathtaking visuals, designed by Disney Legend Tyrus Wong, with the heartwarming tale of a young deer who must navigate survival, friendship, and more as he comes of age.
On October 1, 2019, The Walt Disney Family Museum will turn ten—and we are celebrating all year long. Join us for special events, programs, blog posts, and podcast episodes that honor the museum's first decade as an institution.
Enjoy this special 10th Anniversary-themed animation our Studio Team created (to the left) as an ode to our museum. Please read more about our celebration below.
In this fun, hands-on session, learn how to make your drawings come to life, while putting your creativity in the spotlight. Using a step-by-step process, an instructor will teach artists of all ages how to draw their own original cartoon character.
This month’s theme is presented in conjunction
Location: San Francisco
Reports to: Executive Director
Hours: Includes some evenings and weekends
FLSA Code: Exempt
As part of Teen Animation Festival International (TAFI), come by the Learning Center for stop-motion animation fun. Choose from a range of theater sets, background scenery, and a host of characters to produce your own raree show, an early form of animated story. Your creation can be saved as a
On Sunday, April 14 you can take your Walt Disney Family Museum membership on the road and enjoy museums all around the city—for FREE! Curate your own journey by choosing from amongst your favorite Bay Area institutions, which have all joined forces to treat our members like their own for the day.
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
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...
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.