The Walt Disney Family Museum Blog

  • Mar 7, 2018

    Make Believe: The World of Glen Keane

    Make Believe: The World of Glen Keane is open through September 3, 2018 in the Lower Lobby and Theater Gallery at The Walt Disney Family Museum.

  • Jan 31, 2018

    Walt Disney's PeopleMover

  • Jan 18, 2018

    A Feathered Family: Creating The Birds of Walt Disney's Enchanted Tiki Room

    In June of 1963, Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room opened its doors for the very first time. The birds sang words, the flowers crooned, and the guests stared, awestruck, at the attraction’s feathered inhabitants.

  • Jan 9, 2018

    “Out of the Night”—60 Years of Walt Disney’s “Zorro”

    Like most of Walt’s greatest stories, Zorro unabashedly embraced a sense of fun and adventure.

  • Dec 13, 2017

    80 Years Later—The Legacy of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

  • Oct 11, 2017

    Walt's Animation and Special Effects Master: Josh Meador

    Joshua Meador (1911-1965) had two careers: he is best known for his special animation effects work at The Walt Disney Studios for nearly 30 years and, away from Disney, he established himself as a major California landscape painter.

  • Oct 9, 2017

    Bella Notte: Eyvind Earle on Lady and the Tramp

    On the film, Sleepng Beauty, Eyvind Earle was given total artistic control by Walt Disney, overseeing all visual development but it was on Lady and the Tramp that this style first found its way into a Disney feature.

  • Sep 21, 2017

    The Horses of History: Walt Disney’s King Arthur Carrousel

    On Disneyland’s opening day in 1955, guests laid eyes on the King Arthur Carrousel for the very first time, together with other now-classic attractions.

  • Sep 20, 2017

    Questions with Author Ross Care

    Author and historian Ross Care is speaking at The Walt Disney Family Museum this month about his recent book, “Disney Legend Wilfred Jackson: A Life in Animation.”

  • Sep 15, 2017

    X. Atencio – In Remembrance of One of Walt’s Most Versatile Artists

    On September 10, 2017, Francis Xavier Atencio – who preferred the simple moniker “X” – passed away at the age of 98. The former animator and Imagineer was one of Walt Disney’s master creative forces.

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