Virtual Events & Classes at The Walt Disney Family Museum
San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum (WDFM) may be temporarily closed to the public, but that doesn't mean they aren't continuing to provide wonderful public programs and classes for all ages! As part of their contribution to the global #MuseumFromHome campaign, they're offering some fantastic online programs for families. Get a chance to ask a question to a Disney legend in a Zoom webinar, learn to design animated characters and comics, and much more!
Here's a rundown of their current virtual programs. Space is limited for most programs, so advance registration is required; register for virtual events at waltdisney.org/calendar.
Happily Ever After Hours
This series of Zoom webinars features chats with Disney luminaries like animator and showrunner Butch Hartman (The Fairly OddParents), Klaus producer Jinko Gotoh, directors Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise (Beauty and the Beast), and more. Webinars are free, but since space is limited, you must sign up by noon PDT the day before the event; WDFM members get priority registration. Happily Ever After Hours events take place on Wednesdays and Fridays at 5:30 pm. Free, but must register online. Learn more and register.
- Animator and Television Showrunner Butch Hartman, Fri, May 1
- Klaus Producer Jinko Gotoh, Fri, May 8
- Directors Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise, Wed, May 13
- Historian Michael Campbell, Wed, May 20
Readers of all ages are invited to join authors and illustrators of recent titles for a virtual storytime, Zoom Webinar. Free. Registration required.
- Mary Poppins with Illustrator Geneviève Godbout, Tue, May 5, noon PT
- Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist, Sat, May 9, 11 am PT
Virtual Classes for Kids & Adults
Get creative online with WDFM's series of virtual classes! Four-week sessions for both kids and adults are offered. Current offerings are:
- Character Design, April 18 through May 9
- Designing Comics, May 16 through June 6
Classes take place every Saturday, with different times for kids' and adults' (18 and over) sessions. Classes cost $130 for each series. Learn more and register.
The museum plans to launch more exciting virtual content in the coming weeks, so check their website at www.waltdisney.org for more information.
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