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Workshops Virtual
Sat, Aug 28 | 10:30am–noon

In this workshop, join us as we look into the history of iconic Martians in film and animation and utilize drawing principles such as appeal, timing, and exaggeration. Then take pencil to paper and animate your own otherworldly character sneaking around our planet.

Posted on Fri, 06/11/2021 - 13:50

With the United States’ entrance into World War II following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, propaganda became ubiquitous on the home front as the process of rallying the American war effort began. Posters of Uncle Sam and Rosie the Riveter became synonymous with the redoubtable American spirit of optimism and determination. World War II was not simply the war of the soldier, but of every man, woman, and child in the United States, and each individual was expected to do their

Talks Virtual
Fri, Jun 18 | 5:30pm PT

Join Kate MacMurray, daughter of beloved Disney Legend and actor Fred MacMurray, for a special Fathers’ Day edition of Happily Ever After Hours as she discusses her father’s close friendship with Walt Disney, her childhood memories of Walt, and her experience growing up with a father who played the

Talks Virtual
Wed, Jun 16 | 5:30pm PT

Join Director of Archives Karen Falk as she discusses her role at The Jim Henson Company—preserving the life and legacy of Jim Henson and curating exhibitions based on their beloved film and television projects, including Disney’s The Muppets, PBS’ Sesame Street (1969–present), The Dark Crystal

Posted on Thu, 06/10/2021 - 15:31

Time for this month's WD-FM Museum Musings! Hear Chris and Bri discuss upcoming important dates in Disney history and upcoming museum events. Director of Events, Carla Flores, and Senior Group Engagement Coordinator Kate Nickles join the podcast to discuss virtual events and venue rental opportunities available at The Walt Disney Family Museum.

Talks Virtual
Fri, Jun 11 | 5:30pm PT

In collaboration with the Bob Baker Marionette Theater in Los Angeles, join Executive Director and Head Puppeteer Alex Evans and Director of Development and Community Partnerships Winona Bechtle for an exclusive presentation about legendary puppeteer Bob Baker. Learn about Baker’s extensive

Classes Virtual
Mon–Fri | Jul 19–30 | 9am–3pm PT

From body shape to color scheme and clothing, every piece of a character gives the viewer insight about who they are. Join us for this two-week intensive class as we learn what it takes to design memorable and original characters, diving further into shape language, silhouette, and costume design

Classes Virtual
Mon–Fri | Jul 19–30 | 9am–3pm PT

The written word carries immense weight and meaning, especially in the unique art form of poetry. Whether a poem is written in limerick, haiku, or sonnet, words can illustrate an image. In this two-week class, learn about rhythm, typography, and how to visually represent and bring to life the

Posted on Mon, 05/24/2021 - 16:41

The Walt Disney Family Museum debuted our fifth Community Access Exhibition, Veterans’ Voices: Painted Realities, featuring original artworks by U.S. military veterans. Hear from exhibition co-curator Antonia Dapena-Tretter and Veterans Alley founder Amos Gregory about how this exhibition came together, the challenges of the past year, and the importance of creating a space for veterans to tell their own stories.