The Walt Disney Family Museum wants you to celebrate the New Year with a host of special events, screenings and activities throughout the month of January. Notable activities include:
- Film of the Month: Sleeping Beauty – Relive this beloved Disney classic with special screenings through January. The film will screen daily at 1:30 p.m. from January 1 to January 31, except Tuesdays and January 19. The screenings are free for members or with paid museum admission; without museum admission, fees are $7 for adults, $5 for youths.
- The Disney Classics: Preserving Walt’s Vision – Held Saturday, January 19 at 3 p.m., this special presentation features Director of Library Restoration and Preservation Theodore Gluck as he presents a comprehensive look into the making of classic Disney films. The fee for members is $18 for adults and $14 for youth, while non-members will pay $20 for adult admission and $15 for youths.
- Learn from the Masters Series: The Conservation and Preservation of Animation Cels with Martin Salazar – On Saturday, January 19 from 10 a.m. to noon, guests will learn how these cels were first created and what it takes to preserve their glory. After the lecture, guests will enjoy a guided tour of the Museum’s first major exhibition, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic. The class is for adults 18 and over, and general admission is $40 for adults, $30 for students. Members admission costs $35.
- Open Studio – Taking place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday-Sunday, January 5-6 and 12-13, visitors will be able to try their hand at creating their own stop motion animation. The cost is free for members or with paid museum admission.
For a complete schedule of events, please visit waltdisney.org.