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Inaugural Screenings, Lectures, and Concerts Launch The Walt Disney Family Museum Public Event Programs

Rarely Seen Films, An Animated Classic, and Classical Music in a Dazzling New San Francisco Performance Space and Theater

San Francisco Symphony Performs Special Concert at Davis Symphony Hall In Celebration of The Walt Disney Family Museum’s Grand Opening

San Francisco, September 15, 2009 –A series of inaugural events celebrate the opening of The Walt Disney Family Museum and the multi-faceted interests of its namesake, Walt Disney, from October 1-31, 2009. From a screening of Mickey Mouse’s starring turn in Fantasia from October 1-19 to a chilling Halloween showing of legendary animated shorts The Skeleton Dance, The Mad Doctor, and Pluto’s Judgment Day. The series pays homage to the artistic output and inspirations of Walt Disney.
Highlights of opening month festivities include a concert by the San Francisco Symphony with classical works heard in Fantasia and orchestrations of themes and songs from Pinocchio and Mary Poppins. Other notable events include a special screening of Walt and El Grupo, a documentary about Disney’s 1941 trip to South America that resulted in two feature films and numerous animated shorts.
Most screenings and performances will be held in the museum’s 114-seat auditorium, which features murals of Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer’s Apprentice. Exceptions are noted in the following pages.

What: The Walt Disney Family Museum October 2009 Public Events

Where: The Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery St., The Presidio of San Francisco

Click here for a PDF with the October schedule