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Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 4 | 10:30am–noon PT

When it comes to putting on a spectacular hoedown, the musical performances of the Country Bear Jamboree attraction—featuring 18 unique and spirited Audio-Animatronics® bears singing and playing instruments—are unlike any other. Tune up the band with us as we delve into the world of Disney bears and

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 4 | 1–2:30pm PT

When it comes to putting on a spectacular hoedown, the musical performances of the Country Bear Jamboree attraction—featuring 18 unique and spirited Audio-Animatronics® bears singing and playing instruments—are unlike any other. Tune up the band with us as we delve into the world of Disney bears and

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 20 | 1–2:30pm PT

Deep in Adventureland lies an outpost in which lively voyages transport guests down winding jungle rivers featuring flora and fauna from around the world. Embark with us on a journey through the history of Magic Kingdom’s Jungle Cruise and animated river boats, then animate a boat travelling down a

Workshops
Sun, Jan 23 | 10:30am–12:30pm PT

It’s a new year, so why not spend it in THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH? Our beloved Disneyland Resort is filled with magical wonders, food, and iconic merchandise. Follow along with us in this workshop as we explore the history of merchandise throughout Walt Disney’s career and legacy. We will then

Workshops
Sun, Feb 13 | 10:30am–12:30pm PT

A field of colorful flowers and a sweet deer wandering through it makes for a perfect combination in an iconic scene from the classic film Bambi (1942). Indeed, flowers can have powerful uses and ways of transforming a mood. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, join us for this workshop as we

Special Events
Thu, Aug 6 | 5pm PT

We are delighted to celebrate Alan Menken's recent achievement in earning the coveted EGOT, following his Daytime Emmy win for Best Original Song. He is the 16th person to receive the distinction of earning four prestigious awards—an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. We invite you to a special musical

Department: Collections

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Director of Exhibitions

Status: Full-Time

Date: November 2021

Hours: M-F

FLSA Code: Exempt

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Classes Virtual
Every Wed, Jan 19–Mar 9 | 4–6pm PT

Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of basic animation techniques and principles. This eight-week course focuses on one of these concepts each class by working traditionally with pencil and paper. Budding animators develop a strong foundation, continue to build their knowledge of

Talks Virtual
In-Person Event:
FIRST PROGRAM SOLD OUT:
Sat, Oct 9 | 11am
SECOND PROGRAM SOLD OUT: Sat, Oct 9 | 2pm
Virtual Replay:
Sat, Oct 16 at 10am PT–Sun, Oct 17 at midnight PT

In celebration of the premiere of Muppets Haunted Mansion on Disney+, join Muppet Performers Dave Goelz and Bill Barretta—the hands and voices behind The Great Gonzo and Pepe the King Prawn—as they share insight into their experiences working with Jim Henson and the Muppets, discuss their favorite

Talks Virtual
Thu, Nov 11 | 5:30pm PT

In conjunction with our special exhibition The Walt Disney Studios and World War II, join us for a very special program honoring the first Black military aviators of World War II, the Tuskegee Airmen. Editor Joe De Francesco and Producer Sharon Wood of Lucasfilm’s 2012 documentary Double Victory

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 6 | 1–2:30pm PT

Fantasyland is filled with wondrous curiosity symbolized by the very merry celebration of the Mad Tea Party attraction. Inspired by Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951), guests take a whirlwind of a ride in oversized tea cups. Join us as we “pour” into the 70th anniversary of the beloved film

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 18 | 1–2:30pm PT

Famously used by the Fairy Godmother and Tinker Bell, magical wands are a staple of Disney’s fantasy storytelling. With the wave of a wand, Fairy Godmothers-in-Training transform young guests at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Join us as we explore how wands have been used throughout Disney Parks, Resorts

We are pleased to announce that you can now donate stock to The Walt Disney Family Museum using a streamlined process.

Help us continue our important education programming, including the At-Promise Youth Animation Academy initiative, by considering a stock donation.

We have partnered with Overflow to make giving via stock quick, easy, and secure. You can even give stock directly from your phone.

It is a great, tax-efficient way to give. By donating stock directly, you can receive up to 37% savings on federal and state income taxes through a charitable donation deduction while avoiding the capital gains taxes you would incur by liquidating the stock and sending our organization the cash, all at zero additional cost to you. You can deduct the full value of the stock as a charitable gift just like cash.

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Dear Valued Guests,

The museum will reopen on Saturday, October 16 and will remain open for normal business hours, Thursday through Sunday, 10am to 5pm. We appreciate your understanding.

If you have purchased museum admission tickets during the temporary closure period, please contact tickets@wdfmuseum.org to request an exchange for an alternate date or a refund.

Thank you,

The Walt Disney Family Museum

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Workshops Virtual
Sat, Dec 18 | 10:30am–noon PT

Famously used by the Fairy Godmother and Tinker Bell, magical wands are a staple of Disney’s fantasy storytelling. With the wave of a wand, Fairy Godmothers-in-Training transform young guests at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Join us as we explore how wands have been used throughout Disney Parks, Resorts

Workshops Virtual
Sat, Nov 6 | 10:30am–noon PT

Fantasyland is filled with wondrous curiosity symbolized by the very merry celebration of the Mad Tea Party attraction. Inspired by Walt Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951), guests take a whirlwind of a ride in oversized tea cups. Join us as we “pour” into the 70th anniversary of the beloved film

Workshops Virtual
Sun, Dec 5 | 10:30am–12:30pm PT

At the heart of the Park stands an ethereal castle featuring pink hues fit for a princess. This iconic 189-foot landmark welcomes its guests to a magical world where dreams come true. Join us as we look at the history of Cinderella Castle and the fairytale itself, and explore medieval castle designs

Workshops Virtual
Sun, Nov 14 | 10:30am–12:30pm PT

With 225 Audio-Animatronics® birds, flowers, and tiki figures performing memorable songs, Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room evokes a Polynesian paradise. Join us in this workshop as we examine the history of the attraction and famous animated tropical bird characters, then design and sculpt a three

Classes Virtual
Every Wed, Oct 20–Dec 15 | 4–6pm 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 eight-week class as we learn what it takes to design memorable and original characters, diving further into shape language, silhouette, and costume design. After