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Talks Virtual
Sat, Oct 31 | 1pm

Join us for this frightfully fun Halloween panel as artists and creators behind the holiday stop-motion favorite, Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), discuss the making of this groundbreaking animated masterpiece and memories from working on set alongside the creative genius Tim

Position Description

Department: Guest Operations

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Guest Experience Manager

Status: Full-Time

Date: Starting ASAP

Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 9:30am–6pm

FLSA Code: Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $16.07/hour

Benefits: Eligible

Posted on Mon, 10/12/2020 - 17:00

Miniature portraits are marked by three different periods of relevancy. The first period was in the 16th century, when artists were inspired by the small drawings found within illuminated manuscripts. Miniature portraits were incredibly popular and fashionable at the time; portraits were commissioned by soldiers and their families to have during times of war. Royal miniature portraits also became famous under the rule of Queen Elizabeth I of England. The second period began in the 18th century

Special Events Virtual
Fri, Oct 30 | 5:30–6:30pm PT

Join us for an interactive tour of the museum's main galleries, highlighting the production of The Skeleton Dance (1929), the conception of prominent cinematic villains from Walt Disney's animation career, the highly-anticipated opening of the Haunted Mansion attraction in Disneyland Park, and much

Learn from animators, Imagineers, and other speakers about Walt Disney's life, career, and legacy.

Members have unlimited access to recordings of Happily Ever After Hours episodes through a special members-only portal.

Questions about our virtual talks? Visit our Virtual Programs FAQ here.

Talks Virtual
Sat, Oct 24 | 1pm

After 30 years in animation, Francis Xavier Atencio—better known as X Atencio—became one of the most influential Imagineers of his time, developing dialogue and music for attractions including Adventure Thru Inner SpaceHaunted Mansion, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Join his daughter, Tori Atencio

Position Description

Department: Museum Store

Location: San Francisco

Reports to: Retail Business Manager

Status: Full-Time & Part-Time

Date: Starting ASAP

Hours: Thursday-Sunday, 9:30am–6pm

FLSA Code: Non-Exempt

Hourly Rate: $17/hour

Benefits: Eligible


We are excited to announce that The Walt Disney Family Museum Animation Festival is coming in October 2021 and will feature films from teen and college-level animators. At the festival, located in the beautiful Presidio of San Francisco, participants can attend workshops and talks, engage in activities, explore a school and career fair, and view the work of next generation's talented animators.

Watch this space, subscribe to our enews, and follow us on social media for updates and announcements, including information about submissions and the festival website.

Fri, Jan 1 | CLOSED

The Walt Disney Family Museum is closed on New Year's Day.

However, we will be open our normal hours on Saturday, January 2. Have a wonderful holiday! 

Thu, Nov 26 | CLOSED

The Walt Disney Family Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day.

However, we will be open our normal hours on Friday, November 27. Have a wonderful holiday! 

Fri, Dec 25 | CLOSED

The Walt Disney Family Museum is closed on Christmas Day.

However, we will be open our normal hours on Saturday, December 26. Have a wonderful holiday! 

Talks Virtual
Wed, Nov 18 | 5:30pm PT

Join animator, director, filmmaker, and fine artist George Scribner for behind-the-scenes stories from his work directing Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Oliver and Company (1988) and various projects for Walt Disney Imagineering.

Special Events Virtual
Sat, Oct 3 | Events scheduled all day

Join us as we celebrate The Big Green Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival. Our annual free community event will celebrate Walt Disney’s contributions to visual arts and vision for a more sustainable earth. In conjunction with this year’s #ClimateOfChange theme, experience a unique animal

Show your support of the museum during our closure by shopping in the store. Members get a discount on all purchases—join today.

The Museum Store is open certain weekends. Current ways to shop:

Before visiting, please confirm hours by visiting waltdisney.org/storePlease note that the museum remains closed at this time and no other museum facilities will be available during store hours.

Your member discount will be applied at checkout. If shopping online, your member discount will be automatically applied when logged into your waltdisney.org account. If you have not yet made a waltdisney.org account, please visit our Website Account Set-up Guide here.

We are taking the following precautions to ensure guest and staff safety:

  • Required face coverings at all times
  • Updated cleaning and sanitizing procedures
  • Required distancing of at least six feet
  • Installation of protective plexiglass in transactional areas
  • Capacity limit of 8 to 10 people in the store at a time
  • Daily staff health checks upon arrival at the museum
  • Requested use of credit and debit cards for transactions

For any questions, please call the Museum Store team at 415.345.6859 or email store@wdfmuseum.org.

We look forward to seeing you at the store soon!