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Workshops
Sat, Sep 28 | 10:30am–12:30pm
Join us in this informative workshop about the various art schools, programs, courses, and paths to a career in animation.
Workshops
Sat, Sep 14 | 10:30am–noon

As featured in Gallery 8, horses starred prominently in the classic Disney television series Zorro (1975). Zorro’s reliable steed, Tornado, would swiftly (and regularly) carry his rider out of precarious situations. In this workshop, create an animation of a horse galloping with particular focus on

Workshops
Sat, Aug 10 | 10:30am–noon

One of the most memorable sequences in Disney animation history involves the magical transformation of Cinderella’s ragged dress into a beautiful, twinkling ballgown. In this workshop, learn more about the classic film Cinderella (1950), as featured in Gallery 7, and learn to use elements of

Workshops
Sat, Jul 27 | 10:30am–noon

Learn more about the South American tour and Victory Through Air Power in Gallery 6, and then join us to create your own animation of a soaring plane, using timing and spacing to chart its path through the sky.

Workshops
Sat, Jul 13 | 10:30am–noon

In 1941, a little flying elephant charmed the world in Dumbo. While making the film, animators were challenged with animating flight in a way that looked not only whimsical, but believable. We invite you to read about the production of Dumbo in Gallery 6, then join us in learning how to use timing,

Workshops
Thu, Sep 5 | 4–7pm

Enjoy light refreshments and connect with other educators while exploring the museum’s galleries. Visit the Learning Center to preview the Education Department’s newest school experience offerings for the 2019–20 academic year.

Talks
Sat, Jul 13 | 2pm

In the 2013 Annie Award-winning Disney short Get a Horse!, audiences took a trip back in time to Walt Disney’s earliest Mickey Mouse cartoons. Animated in a 1920s-era black and white style and complete with original sound clips—including Walt Disney providing the original voice of Mickey—the short

Films
Sat, Jun 8 & Sun, Jun 9 | 10:30am–12:30pm

Experience the animation’s next generation at this special screening of our 2019 Teen Animation Festival International Official Festival Selections. This unique screening features short animated films done by teens ages 13 to 19 using differing technologies and techniques such as stop-motion, 3D,

Films
May | Select Saturdays & Sundays | 1pm
No screenings Saturday, May 4 & 18

Considered by many to be Walt’s finest animated film, Pinocchio was not only groundbreaking and innovative, but heartwarming and enchanting as well. With the help of a wise cricket as his conscience, a living puppet sets out to prove he is worthy of becoming a real boy in this imaginative take on Ca

Films
May | Select Saturdays & Sundays | 4pm
No screening Saturday, May 18

“Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?” Find out the answer to that age-old question by joining us for a screening of Walt’s first full-length animated feature film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Special Events
Sat, June 1 & Sun, June 2 |
Public invited to June 2 screenings ONLY
Submit your film to our festival—or join us June 2 for screenings of select TAFI 2019 films created by young animators from all across the globe.
Workshops
RESCHEDULE: Sat, May 4 | 1–2:30pm

Animating on celluloid—or “cels” for short—can be traced back to the early 1900s when Winsor McCay was one of the first artists to pioneer the technique in his film The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918). During this workshop, you can experiment with this tried-and-true technique. 

This class has been

Workshops
RESCHEDULED: Sat, May 4 | 10:30am–Noon

Animating on celluloid—or “cels” for short—can be traced back to the early 1900s when Winsor McCay was one of the first artists to pioneer the technique in his film The Sinking of the Lusitania (1918). During this workshop, you can experiment with this tried-and-true technique. 

This class has been

Workshops
Sun, Sep 22 | 10am–noon

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.

Workshops
Sat, Jan 26 | 10am–2pm
In an ode to the Imagineers who worked under Walt at WED Enterprises during the 1950s and 60s, educators are invited to engage in a hands-on workshop that explores the basics of critical thinking and design strategies. While problem-solving collaboratively, learn how to utilize the 21st century

Job Function

Department: Facilities and Operations
Location: San Francisco
Reports to: Manager of Audiovisual Status: Part Time (up to 19 Hours/week) 
Supervises: n/a
Hours: Varies
FLSA Code: Non-exempt 

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Films
June | Select Saturdays & Sundays | 1pm
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