A number of awesome events in the next few months! My favorites are in bold. Check out March 13th!

Film of the Month: January 2 - January 31
Donald Duck Favorites
1:00pm and 4:00pm (daily except Tuesdays and January 15 and 22) | Theater
Donald Duck made his debut in 1934 and had starred in 128 Donald Duck cartoons by 1961. Join us for a screening of some of our favorites, including, Mr. Duck Steps Out, Donald's Dilemma, Slide Donald Slide, and Donald's Diary.

Friday January 28, Saturday January 29, Sunday January 30
Look Closer: Donald Duck Doll
3:00pm | Gallery 3

Saturday January 22
From the Mouth of the Duck: Designing a Voice with Tony Anselmo
3:00pm | Theater
Tony Anselmo, Disney Legend, animator, and voice-over artist, will discuss his start at the Walt Disney Studio, his friendship with Clarence "Ducky" Nash, and how he carried on the legacy of voicing one of the most popular animated characters of all time. A quacking, squawking, and talking demonstration will be included in this program.


Saturday January 8, Sunday January 16
Disney Discoveries
1:00pm - 3:00pm | Learning Center Art Studio
Use the comic books in our galleries for inspiration as you create your very own Donald Duck comic book.

Saturday January 15
Voice-over Workshop
1:00pm - 3:00pm | Learning Center Media Studio
Find the voices within you in this interactive workshop in our Media Studio. You will learn about the voice-over industry and have the chance to step up to the mic yourself, speak in different dialects, and breathe life into a character. Registration required. Email [email protected] or call 415.345.6814

Film of the Month: February 1 - February 28
101 Dalmatians
1:00pm and 4:00pm (daily except Tuesdays and February 12-14, and 20) I Theater Cruella De Vil is out to kidnap Pongo and Perdita's 101 Dalmatian puppies. Watch as the puppies tromp through snow and trek o'er the countryside to escape the fate of an evil fashionista.

Saturday February 12
Designing a Contemporary Classic: The Art and Process of 101 Dalmatians
With Floyd Norman, Andreas Dejas, and Don Iwerks
3:00pm | Theater
This panel of Disney animators and innovators will discuss the unique style of 101 Dalmatians, how it differed from other Disney films, and why it was such a successful and revolutionary film. Hear about the groundbreaking new technological advancement of the Xerox® process, what this new technology meant to the animation industry, and how the Disney team produced all those spots!

Sunday February 20
3:00pm | Special Exhibition Hall
We're rolling out the red carpet with Jan Wahl as we celebrate Disney Academy Award&®-winning (and nominated) films. Watch clips of films from Flowers and Trees to Mary Poppins and learn about the 26 Academy Awards won by Walt Disney for individual achievement, while sipping wine from Silverado Vineyards and dining on small dishes from Wolfgang Puck Catering. This is a seated event with limited tickets. Elegant outfits encouraged.

Friday February 25, Saturday February 26, Sunday February 27
Look Closer: Lilly�s Oscar® Bracelet
3:00pm | Gallery 7b


Saturday February 12, Sunday February 20
Disney Discoveries
1:00pm - 3:00pm | Learning Center Art Studio
In honor of the film of the month, you can make your own 101 Dalmatians picture frame. Using recycled materials, decorate a picture frame that will have you seeing spots!

Sunday February 13, Monday February 14
Celebrate Valentine's Day
11:00am - 4:00pm | Theater and Learning Center
Celebrate Valentine�s Day at The Walt Disney Family Museum. We will be screening romantic shorts throughout the day and you'll have the opportunity to snap a series of photo-strip pictures with your sweetheart, just like Walt and Lilly did!

Film of the Month: March 2 - March 31
Mary Poppins
1:00pm and 4:00pm | Theater (daily except Tuesdays and March 5, 13, and 20)
Mary Poppins is a magical nanny who brings joy, order, and happiness to the Banks family. It�s a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious film that will make you want to sing and dance all the way home.

Saturday March 5
Designing a Video Game with Warren Spector
3:00pm | Theater
Learn how new technology has helped create an immersive and connective gaming experience in this program about video game development. Warren Spector, General Manager and Creative Director, Disney Interactive Studios� Junction Point, and creator of the newly released video game, Disney Epic Mickey, will discuss how to design the world of a video game and take you through the process from concept art to final product. The presentation will include a game-play demo and will be followed by audience Q & A.

Sunday March 20
Fashioning a Family: The Costume Design of Mary Poppins with Tony Walton
In conjunction with the Museum of Performance and Design, moderated by their curator Brad Ronsenstein
3:00pm | Theater
Academy Award-winning designer Tony Walton, who served as costume designer and visual consultant for Mary Poppins (for which he received an Oscar nomination), joins us for a special conversation about the production design of one of Disney�s most magical films.

Friday March 25, Saturday March 26, Sunday March 27th
Look Closer: Mary Poppins book by P.L. Travers
3:00pm | Gallery 9


Sunday March 13
The Music of Mary Poppins: Concert with Richard Sherman
3:00pm | Special Exhibition Hall
Richard Sherman, Disney Legend and songwriter, will play the piano, sing, and discuss what it was like to work on the Mary Poppins score. You won�t want to miss the music of Mary Poppins! Sing-a-long to the Academy Award-winning Score and Best Song "Chim Chim Cher-ee," the 1965 pop hit "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious," and Walt�s favorite song, "Feed the Birds."


Saturday March 12 and Sunday March 20
Disney Discoveries
1:00pm - 3:00pm | Outdoors
Jump into your own sidewalk chalk drawing. Chim chim-in-ey, chim chim-in-ey, Chim chim cher-ee, come be as creative as you can be! (We will move this activity indoors in case of inclement weather.)

Saturday March 26
Moving Pictures: 2-D Hand Drawn Animation Workshop for Adults 18 and up
4:00pm | Learning Center Media Studio
Do you like to draw? Would you like to learn to animate? This class will teach you the basic principles of animation as well as how to continue this discipline at home. Registration required. Email [email protected] or call 415.345.6814