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[26 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Adventures by Disney 2015 Itineraries Include the Ecuadorian Amazon and San Francisco

Three new itineraries have been added to the Adventures by Disney portfolio for 2015.
The first new itinerary takes guests on a 12-day, 11-night adventure in the Ecuadorian Amazon and the Galapagos Island. Guests on this trip will have a chance to discover the “most untouched and bio-diverse areas of the world.”
The Ecuadorian Amazon adventure includes hands-on cooking classes, activities with local communities, exploring the historical colonial city of Quito, and more.
The other new itineraries include four-day, three-night weekend trips to New York City and San Francisco and Napa.
The New York …

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[15 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons’ Exhibit to be Displayed at the Walt Disney Family Museum May-June 2013

In honor of a man who touched the lives of millions of children, the Walt Disney Family Museum is holding an exhibit from May 23-June 7 featuring original images by Maurice Sendak. The exhibit, titled “Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons” will fall on the 50th anniversary of the perennial favorite, Where the Wild Things Are. The exhibit also happens to open during the one-year anniversary of Sendak’s passing due to complications following a stroke (May 2012). He was 83.
As many Disney (and Sendak) fans know, Sendak …

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[17 Nov 2012 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Family Museum Opens Special Exhibit ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic’

Editor’s note:  Today, guest writer Cari Keebaugh tells us all about an incredible new special exhibit opening at the Walt Disney Family Museum.  Take it away, Cari!
As many Disney fans know, this year marks the 75th anniversary of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. In honor of the film that changed the way America viewed animation, the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, California, has opened a new exhibit, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic.
Guest curated by Lella Smith, the Creative Director of The …

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[20 Oct 2012 | One Comment | ]
Tom Hanks Discusses ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ and Playing Walt Disney

We can’t wait for Disney’s upcoming film Saving Mr. Banks, which takes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Mary Poppins. This week, actor Tom Hanks opened up about his work on the film, in which he plays the legendary Walt Disney.
Now almost a month into production, Saving Mr. Banks will tell the tale of the long negotiations that took place between Walt Disney and Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers, with a particular emphasis on Travers’ trip to visit Disney during Poppins‘ pre-production period in 1961. About the film’s plot, Hanks …

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[10 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Oscar Winners This Month at The Walt Disney Family Museum

As we are thick in the middle of awards season, come celebrate at The Walt Disney Family Museum some of the award winning features brought to you by Disney throughout his long and distinguished career.
During his storied career, Disney himself won 32 Academy Awards, giving him the record for the most awards won by an individual.  Twenty of the golden statuettes are housed right in the Museum, and guests can get an up-close-and-personal view of them.
To celebrate Disney’s award-winning accomplishments, The Walt Disney Family Museum is offering screenings of Disney’s …

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[2 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Join The Walt Disney Family Museum for ‘Dumbo’ Themed Fun in May

Dumbo will be coming to The Walt Disney Family Museum this month, but there will also be plenty of classes and other activities, including a salute to Walt Disney Studios during World War II!
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No one can resist the classic Disney film “Dumbo”, which will show all month long. Showings will take place daily at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. May 1-31, except Tuesdays and May 21 and 22. For tickets, visit www.waltdisney.org.
On May 21, join Walt Disney Family Museum historian and author Paul F. Anderson as he discusses …

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[5 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate the Magic of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ during April with The Walt Disney Family Museum

Spring is in the air!  What a purrrfectly befitting time to look in on that mischevious Cheshire Cat, and follow Alice down the rabbit hole as The Walt Disney Family Museum celebrates the Disney classic animated film Alice in Wonderland  during the month of April.
Celebrate your unbirthday (or your birthday for that matter) with the little girl who became curiouser and curiouser – and let her curiosity lead her into a most bewildering adventure!
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All month long, enjoy screenings of Alice in Wonderland at 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m …

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[21 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Disneyana Fan Club to Honor the Disney Family at Special Event in April

The Disneyana Fan Club will hold a special Disney Family Weekend April 1-3, 2011, in San Francisco. 
On Friday, April 1, guests will board motor coaches and head to Napa’s Silverado Vineyards, where they will tour the vineyards and attend wine tastings.  Each motor coach will stop on the return trip at Gott’s Roadside (formerly Taylor’s Automatic Refresher) for lunch.
On Saturday, plan to head to the Walt Disney Family Museum for a day of touring exhibits, as well as a luncheon, to be catered by Wolfgang Puck.  During the luncheon, Disneyana …

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[27 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Registration Open for Walt Disney Family Museum’s Discovery Summer Camp

Sign-up is underway for the coolest summer camp ever!  Join the staff of Walt Disney Family Museum this summer as they explore all kinds of performing arts – from learning about special effects to photography outdoors to creating your own animated short – it’s all here!
Class Schedule:
Jamboree Players
2 weeks: June 27 – July 8 (no class on July 4), 9:00am – 4:00pm
Ages: 8-11
Learn to perform variety-style numbers just like your favorite Mouseketeers.  This theater camp will give young performers a chance to dance, create their own show scenes, and showcase …

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[25 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
Celebrate Valentine’s Day All Month Long with The Walt Disney Family Museum

Love is in the air this February at the Walt Disney Family Museum – as are Dalmatians and Oscars!  Come and warm up with a special film, a talk, or a fun activity this month!
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In celebration of love, puppies, and the meanest fashionista you’ll ever meet, February’s Film of the Month is 101 Dalmatians!  Featuring Pongo, Perdita, and their lovable brood, this 1961 classic shows you what can happen when the dogs take matters into their own hands.  The film will be showing daily at 1 p.m. and …