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  • Sep 22, 2016

    Announcing The Big Draw at The Walt Disney Family Museum

    The museum-wide family event on Sat, Oct 8 will celebrate Walt Disney’s contributions to the world of art and drawing, and encourage visitors of all ages to participate, observe, and enjoy drawing and storytelling.

  • Sep 15, 2016

    Update: The Walt Disney Family Museum Gala 2016

    The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce its second annual fundraising gala benefiting the Museum’s ongoing initiatives to support the next generation of creative talent. The event will honor Marty Sklar and will include Master of Ceremonies Neil Patrick Harris.

  • Apr 25, 2016

    Wish Upon a Star: The Art of Pinocchio

    This never-before-seen exhibition allows visitors to discover the artistic process and step behind-the-scenes to explore how one of the most influential animated films in history was produced: Walt Disney’s 1940 feature-length masterpiece Pinocchio.

  • Dec 9, 2015

    Mel Shaw: An Animator on Horseback

    Explore the first-ever retrospective of Mel Shaw, an artist, storyteller, and Disney Legend, whose artwork influenced some of the most significant animated films of all time, from Fantasia (1940) to The Lion King (1994). Shaw’s own life story was as romantic and adventuresome as the animated stories he helped bring to life.

  • Oct 1, 2015

    Fundraising Gala and The Diane Disney Miller Lifetime Achievement Award

    The Walt Disney Family Museum is proud to announce that the inaugural Diane Disney Miller Lifetime Achievement Award will be awarded to Disney Legend and songwriter Richard Sherman.

  • Jul 2, 2015

    Tomorrowland: Walt's Vision for Today

    See our newest exhibition, Tomorrowland: Walt's Vision for Today. Guest-curated by Academy Award®-winner BRAD BIRD. Multimedia, showcases Walt Disney as technological innovator and futurologist through his vision of Tomorrowland. July 22-December 7.

  • Jun 1, 2015

    What's Happening — June 2015

  • Apr 8, 2015

    Advisory Committee

    We have constituted an Advisory Committee to complement our Board of Directors. Committee is made up of eleven members whose insight, experience, and vision will provide important strategic guidance for the museum.

  • Apr 7, 2015

    Taste Catering & Event Planning

    We proudly announce our partnership with Taste Catering & Event Planning. As the museum’s culinary partner, Taste Catering will run the Museum Café and produce special events at the museum.

  • Apr 1, 2015

    What's Happening — April 2015