February 21, 2010
Concert: This American Land: Music of the New World
4:00 p.m., Special Exhibition Hall tickets available online
Artists’ Vocal Ensemble takes a deep look into music of America. From Native Americans to Spanish missionaries to the film industry, our unique geography has shaped a beautiful and soulful tradition. We will celebrate Samuel Barber’s centennial, and discover the power of early-American Shape-note music, the music of Spanish missionaries, and the voice of local composers. This is an opportunity to enjoy a late-winter’s afternoon surrounded by magnificent music.
February screenings + discussions
Film of the Month: February 1-27, 2010
Lady and the Tramp (1955)
1:00 pm and 4:00 pm (except for Tuesdays, and February 6th, 14th and 21st), Theater tickets available online
Unleash your heart and fall in love this February with Lady and the Tramp! Watch romance blossom between Lady, a high society cocker spaniel, and Tramp, a mutt from the wrong side of the tracks, over a spaghetti dinner. Now that's what we call Puppy Love!
February 6, 2010
Innovations: Audio-Animatronics, Will the Real Mr. Lincoln Please Stand Up!
3:00 pm, Theater tickets available online
From the fluttering of birds wings to the graceful gestures of humans, animatronics mimics life in all its forms. Discover how the first successful Audio-Animatronic figure, the majestic Mr. Lincoln, was conceived and engineered. Hear from the legendary Bob Gurr who worked alongside other Imagineers to help Mr. Lincoln talk and stand.
February 14, 2010
Reel Delicious: Food & Wine in Film
3:00 pm, Special Exhibition Hall tickets available online
Join Jan Wahl for a fabulous feast through great moments with food and wine in movies. From Lady and the Tramp to Sideways, join us for the perfect pairing of gourmet food, wine, and film. Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with some marvelous mouthwatering moments from the movies.
February disney discoveries! + look closer series
February 13, 2010
Disney Discoveries!: Valentines Pop-up Card
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Learning Center: Art Studio
Imaginations and creativity will soar with our new Disney Discoveries! The second Saturday of each month join us for family fun and activities in the Learning Center. The activities planned by our education staff will inspire the hidden artist in you while learning about the life and work of Walt Disney.
The Disney Discoveries! activities are free with paid admission to the Museum. Members are always free and no ticket needed. Just show your membership card.
February 26 + 27, 2010
Look Closer: The Hat Bronzed with Love
11:00 am and 3:00 pm, Gallery 9, Lower Level
Would you like to know more about one of the artifacts in the gallery? Our Look Closer series will give you the opportunity. In the 15 – 30 minute gallery talks, staff will give little known facts and information not on the gallery label.