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


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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