Treats by the Disney Archives

Inside a Halloween “Treat from the Walt Disney Archives”

By Justin Arthur

Each Halloween, all manner of ghosts and ghouls assemble at The Walt Disney Studios lot for a spooktacular soiree, but this year, something new has materialized. For the first time, the Walt Disney Archives is presenting an immersive Halloween-themed exhibit exclusively for employees of The Walt Disney Company and their “loved ones.”

The Walt…

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Walt Disney taking a picture

“Walt’s Great Adventures” Coming to Destination D: Amazing Adventures

By D23 Team

D23 Members will explore the travels and adventures of the “Showman of the World” as the Walt Disney Archives presents “Walt’s Great Adventures” at Destination D: Amazing Adventures, November 19 and 20 at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. This special exhibit, created exclusively for the event, will feature rare photography, models, and props…

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Walt Disney Archives Exhibit Celebrates Disneyland

The Disneyland Diamond Celebration calls for something truly dazzling, and the extraordinary D23 EXPO exhibit of artifacts from Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom—from an Autopia car to the Abominable Snowman—is exactly that. Displayed across 12,000 square feet of the D23 EXPO show floor, “Walt Disney Archives Presents—Disneyland: The Exhibit” is the largest…

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Walt Disney Archives Presents Disneyland the Exhibit

The Walt Disney Archives to Present “Disneyland: The Exhibit” at D23 EXPO 2015

Today the Walt Disney Archives announced it will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Disneyland at D23 EXPO 2015 with an exhibit of more than 300 pieces from the park’s incredible history. With its wide variety of classic and contemporary objects, “Walt Disney Archives Presents—Disneyland: The Exhibit” will be the largest display the Disney Archives has ever showcased…

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Walt Disney Studios 75th Anniversary

All-New Walt Disney Archives Display Celebrates 75 Years of the Disney Studio

By early 1940, Walt Disney and his staff moved from the tight quarters of their studio on Hyperion Avenue to a brand-new, masterfully planned campus in Burbank. It was in this special place that some of Disney’s most legendary and beloved productions were made—from Pinocchio and Pirates of the Caribbean to favorite television shows and attractions for…

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Walt Disney Archives Christmas Countdown

The countdown has begun!
On December 1, the Walt Disney Archives “unwrapped” the first of 23 unique present boxes that are being displayed in the lobby of the Frank G. Wells Building on the Disney Studio lot.
Every day (until Christmas) a new holiday-related piece from the Archives collection will be revealed. Most of these very special 23 items have never been…

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Winnie the Pooh Exhibition Opens in Japan

In 2015, the Walt Disney Archives embarked on an international touring exhibit program, Winnie the Pooh Exhibition, which is currently traveling throughout the country of Japan. After opening at Tokyo’s Matsuya Ginza department store on August 6th, the exhibition continues traveling into select Japanese cities well into 2016.
In showcasing more than 400 historical…

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Animators Desk from the Walt Disney Archives

Walt Disney Archives Introduces a New Exhibit on the Walt Disney Studios Lot

Since 1970, the Walt Disney Archives has built up an astonishing collection of all things Disney.

Recently, after a small renovation of its Frank G. Wells Building facilities, the Archives staff had the chance to refresh its exhibit spaces to showcase more of its diverse collection, including items that have been tucked away for awhile.

Upon entering the…

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Treasures of the Walt Disney Archive Exhibits

D23 Presents: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Extends Through January 4, 2015

The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago is extending the run of Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. Thanks to the exhibit’s popularity, guests will be able to enjoy the exhibit through January 4, 2015.

“Guests of all ages have enjoyed revisiting their favorite Disney moments in this exhibit,” said Anne…

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