WDA Heroes and Villains

Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume – MoPop

Across countless tales of enchantment, The Walt Disney Company has always been at the forefront of creative storytelling. Shared with audiences around the globe, the worlds these stories have created for us have become significant, iconic, and, in many ways, immortal. Across nearly every medium Disney has touched—from the earliest days of animation, through…

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Walt Disney Archives 2021 Events and Exhibitions

WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES 2021 EVENT AND EXHIBITION CALENDAR

DATE
WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES EVENT AND EXHIBITION CALENDAR:
LOCATION

June 5
Heroes & Villains – The Art of the Disney Costume – The Museum of Pop Culture
Seattle, WA

Exhibition Opens

July 22
Inside the Walt Disney Archives – Graceland Exhibition Center
Memphis, TN

D23 Gold Member Preview Event

July 23
Inside…

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Disney Archives

Walt Disney Archives Exhibit Heads to the Graceland Exhibition Center Starting July 23

By the D23 Team

The magic is on the move! The exhibition Inside the Walt Disney Archives, which first debuted at D23 Expo Japan in 2018 before heading to the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, is making its next stop at the Graceland Exhibition Center starting July 23, 2021. The 10,000-square-foot traveling exhibit celebrates the legacy of the Walt Disney Archives, with…

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Walt Disney Archives "50 Years of Preserving the Magic"

The Walt Disney Archives Celebrates “50 Years of Preserving the Magic”

By The Walt Disney Archives

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Walt Disney Archives, pixie dust has transformed the department’s Reading Room into “50 Years of Preserving the Magic,” an exhibit showcasing rarely-before-seen historical objects that trace the beginnings of The Walt Disney Company to today.

Upon entry, Guests are transported back to 1937…

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Walt Disney Archives 2020 Events and Exhibitions

WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES 2020 EVENT AND EXHIBITION CALENDAR

In 2020, the Walt Disney Archives will celebrate its 50th anniversary and, to mark this special occasion, the department is spreading some extra pixie dust by introducing several exciting new events and opportunities to view treasured Disney historical objects around the country. The Archives’ very own retrospective exhibition “Inside the Walt Disney…

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Mary Poppins Costume

And Sew It Begins: A First Look at Walt Disney Archives Presents Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume Exhibition

By Max Lark and Karina Schink

The fabled Walt Disney Archives, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary next year, has once again curated an exhibit for the D23 Expo, one that presents more than 70 spectacular costumes, from Mary Poppins to this summer’s Aladdin. The exhibit provides dazzling proof that when it comes to Disney storytelling, what characters wear…

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