Mickey Mouse portraits

Suitable for Framing: Mickey Portraits Through the Years

By Becky Cline

One of the first formal portraits of Mickey Mouse was painted by Disney Legend John Hench for a very special event—a tribute to the character’s 21st birthday that was published in a major article featured in Collier’s magazine on April 9, 1949. But it was in 1953 that the tradition of an “official” Mickey portrait began.

When Walt Disney…

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Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

Every Magical Moment from Mickey’s 90th Spectacular

By Beth Deitchman

Our 90 years with Mickey Mouse have been a gift, each filled with laughter, with smiles and with hope. Of course as humble as he is, Mickey would never expect anything in return but, doggone it, someone at least had to try to show Mickey how much he is loved and appreciated.  The two-hour primetime special Mickey’s 90th Spectacular was a…

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Share Your Ears and Help Make Wishes Come True

Got an ear hat? A rose gold ear headband? How about a couple of softballs, donuts, or any other round objects that may be in your midst? It’s time to grab your camera, strike a pose, and #ShareYourEars!

For 40 years, Disney and Make-A-Wish have worked together to grant more than 130,000 wishes for kids with critical illnesses, and the Share Your Ears campaign…

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Minnie and Mickey

Every Way You Can Celebrate Mickey’s Big Anniversary This Month

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We’re just 18 days away from the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse’s debut in Steamboat Willie. Since his first foray onto the big screen, Mickey has become the global ambassador for The Walt Disney Company and an icon of happiness and fun all over the world. As we kick off Mickey’s anniversary month, let’s take a look at all the ways we…

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Mickey's 90th Spectacular

Celebrate Mickey Mouse with a Stunning Spectacular on ABC

By Jocelyn Buhlman

This year marks the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse’s big-screen debut in Steamboat Willie on November 18, 1928, and we’ve been celebrating that milestone throughout 2018 with a variety of special events, including unveiling a brand-new portrait of Mickey at our first-ever San Diego Comic-Con panel. Now, the ABC Television Network will be…

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Mickey Mouse

Every Way You Can Celebrate 90 Years of Mickey Mouse

By Jocelyn Buhlman

Today, Disney announced a worldwide celebration like no other, honoring 90 years of Mickey Mouse. Ever since Mickey charmed us all in his big-screen debut in Steamboat Willie on November 18, 1928, the leader of the club has been Disney’s global ambassador, bringing joy and laughter to fans around the world. What better way to honor the mouse…

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