By Savannah Salazar
The Walt Disney Archives has a huge year ahead. Marking 50 years of preserving the magic here at The Walt Disney Company, the Archives is hosting a yearlong celebration—with a special exhibit at the Bowers Museum, events and tours at The Walt Disney Studios lot, and more! Kicking off the magical milestone, the Archives and the El Capitan…
By Max Lark
A fascinating slice of cinematic history is currently on view in the Walt Disney Archives showcases in the main lobby of the Frank G. Wells Building at The Walt Disney Studios. This must-see exhibition (which D23 Gold Members can see in person during our official tours of The Walt Disney Studios lot) pays homage to the Fox Archives, which was established…
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A new destination announced for Star Tours at Disney Parks, an exciting Marvel podcast series, The Imagineering Story, and more new shows and movies announced for Disney+. Plus, we speak with Walt Disney Archives director Becky Cline about the creation of the Disneyland TV series—and some of the Archives’ most treasured treasures.
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By Jocelyn Buhlman
Vintage Halloween masks can be a charming portal to the past—or a creepy peek at design differences from another era. Whether you’re wishing for one of these retro Disney masks of your own or hoping they stay firmly in the past, you’ll be fascinated by this collection of Ben Cooper Disney Halloween masks from our friends at the Walt Disney…
By Jocelyn Buhlman
“Guys… Where are we?”
Fifteen years ago on September 22, 2004, Lost introduced us to the mind-boggling mystery of The Island and the passengers of Oceanic Flight 815 who were stranded there. The iconic series kept us on the edge of our seats from day one, and continued intriguing us through every polar bear, mysterious string of numbers,…
By Beth Deitchman
The Walt Disney Archives marks a major milestone next year and has just revealed plans for a yearlong 50th-anniversary celebration. The festivities kick off at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California, where Inside the Walt Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic opens to the public on March 7, 2020.
The traveling exhibit offers a…
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…
By D23 Team
Our friends at the Los Angeles Times just shared very exciting D23 Expo news: The Walt Disney Archives will return to D23 Expo with an all-new exhibit, “Walt Disney Archives Presents Heroes and Villains: The Art of the Disney Costume.” From the classic Mary Poppins to this year’s live-action retelling of Aladdin, more than 70 costumes from 55…
By: Walt Disney Archives Staff
When Disney Legend and Walt Disney Archives founder Dave Smith passed away on February 15, he left a legacy that will stand the test of time. Even more than that, anyone who was fortunate enough to meet Dave and get to know him will forever remember his unparalleled knowledge of The Walt Disney Company, his rapier wit, his generosity…