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Ron and Diane Get Married
Posted on Mon, 05/08/2017 - 12:53
Diane Disney met Ron Miller on a blind date while they were students at the University of Southern California. On May 9, 1954, they married, and spent nearly 60 years together, raising seven children.
Celebrating Ed Wynn: Walt Disney’s Partner in Laughter
Posted on Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:59
Even if you don’t immediately recognize the name Ed Wynn, you are most likely familiar with his work. You may know him best as the quivering voice of the Mad Hatter from Walt Disney’s animated feature Alice in Wonderland (1951) or as the incurably giggly Uncle Albert in the live-action film Mary Poppins (1964)
Follow Me, Boys! Walt Disney’s Last Feature Film
Posted on Wed, 01/25/2017 - 13:58
December 1, 1966 saw the release of Walt Disney’s Follow, Me Boys! only two weeks before the visionary storyteller would pass away at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank. Though other productions that had featured Walt’s involvement continued after his death, this film would be the last Disney feature to be released in his lifetime. Follow Me, Boys! stands as a lasting testament to the spirit of nearly every film that Walt gifted to audiences around the world.

Check out what's happening at The Walt Disney Family Museum with inspiring and engaging programs, workshops, classes, and more! Below is a complete listing of what's happening here throughout February; please check our calendar for tickets or details for individual events.

Ring in the new year at The Walt Disney Family Museum with inspiring and engaging programs, workshops, classes, and more! Click through for a complete listing of what's happening here througout January.

Hang out where the Wild Things are and explore a gothic wonderland as we open two new exhibitions here at The Walt Disney Family Museum this May! Check out our full schedule of classes, programs, workshops, lectures, programs, and events.
Don't miss your last chance to see our first major exhibition Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic and special exhibition Between Frames: The Magic Behind Stop Motion Animation. Also, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios—think Robot Chicken—will be helping us close our special stop motion

This March, we've got MOUSE MADNESS as we set our sights on Mickey Mouse all month. Check out what's happening here at The Walt Disney Family Museum with programming, exhibitons, workshops, and more!

Where art and innovation create inspiration: come hang out with Walt and the Wild Things at The Walt Disney Family Museum here in June! Check out what's happening here throughout the month, including screenings, discussions, workshops, and other exciting activities. 

Posted on Thu, 06/14/2018 - 10:51
Veteran Disney producer and Walt Disney Family Museum Advisory Board member Don Hahn has recently completed work as Curator of our newest special exhibition, Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men: Masters of Animation. Historian Lucas O. Seastrom sat down with Don to look back on the experience of putting the show together.
Ickmay Bio 2
Posted on Wed, 06/27/2018 - 14:29

A 1932 article in McCall’s magazine reported that painted on one door in red and gold is a shield bearing Mickey’s coat of arms. The mystic words “Ickmay Ousmay” are inscribed on this heraldic emblem and they puzzled studio visitors a good deal.

Heroine's Journey
Posted on Thu, 08/24/2017 - 16:38
This summer, for the first time, the museum offered animation instruction just for girls: The Heroine’s Journey.
Marty Sklar
Posted on Thu, 07/27/2017 - 19:49
We are deeply saddened by the passing of our dear friend, Disney Legend, and Walt Disney Imagineering Ambassador Marty Sklar.
Posted on Tue, 06/20/2017 - 08:27
On March 18, 1967, Pirates of the Caribbean opened to the public at Disneyland. The atmosphere, music, and rich Disney history of the attraction has helped it remain one of the most loved and cherished pieces of Imagineering innovation, even 50 years on.
Magic Skyway
Posted on Fri, 06/16/2017 - 10:08
The 1964/65 New York World Fair debuted four original attractions from WED Enterprises, one of them being Ford's Magic Skyway.