Workshops

Take part in one of our workshops, all of which focus on various aspects of Walt’s legacy, including animation, storytelling, and innovation. 

Fri, Dec 4 | 5:30pm

Walt Disney found artist Mary Blair’s colorful paintings exciting and unique, and knew there was no one better suited to the job of designing his innovative “it’s a small world” attraction for the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair. While Blair was an artist by trade, designing a ride like “small world” ...

Sun, Dec 6 | 10:30am–12:30pm

For many, the holiday season is a time of generosity, which means finding the perfect wrapping paper to suit an intended recipient. To ease your paper-finding woes, join us to learn how to use pattern and elements of design to create your own custom wrapping paper with repeating imagery.

Sat, Dec 12 | 10:30am–12:30pm

Walt Disney always encouraged his animators to remain students and to continually learn and improve their craft with every project. Bring your art and join us for this informative workshop about how to build a well-rounded portfolio or demo-reel and catering these items to the job or internship you...

Sat, Dec 12 | 1–2:30pm

Before cel animation came to prominence as the most popular style for cartoons in the 1920s, some early animators experimented with clay. Since then, animators have used clay to animate everything from films and television shows to video games. Join us and get creative with clay as you learn how to...

Sun, Dec 13 | 10:30am–12:30pm

Since the early years of The Walt Disney Studios, children and adults from around the world have connected with Disney characters through branded merchandise. The museum’s galleries contain many examples of branded toys from throughout the past century. Today toys range from mass-produced to...

Schedule is subject to change. For the most current schedule of events, please check our website's calendar, or stop by the museum's Ticket Desk on the day of your visit.