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The Walt Disney Family Museum
May 2010 Events Calendar

Fly off to Never Land and never grow up…
Meet our original “Wendy”-  Kathryn Beaumont
in May at The Walt Disney Family Museum


Peter Pan (1940)
1:00pm and 4:00pm, Theater
(except Tuesdays and May 22.)
Tickets available online at www.waltdisney.org

May you never grow up! Peter Pan and Tinker Bell whisk you away to Never Land where adventures with fairies and pirates abound. May you live a magical and mischievous life forever! 


May 1 – StringCircle Quartet
4:00 pm, Special Exhibition Hall
Tickets available online at www.waltdisney.org

The StringCircle Quartet plays an unusual and exciting piece by composer George Onslow (1784-1853). Onslow’s work was admired by both Beethoven and Schubert. Jonathan Dimmock joins in for the Piano Quintet in E-flat major of Robert Schumann.



May 22 – Voice-over in Animation: Kathryn Beaumont, the voice of Wendy
3:00 pm, Theater
Tickets available online at www.waltdisney.org

Discover what it was like to be the voice of Wendy in Peter Pan from Disney Legend Kathryn Beaumont! She will discuss her experiences as a voice-over artist, what it was like to work with Walt, and how animation and voice-acting combine to create all of our favorite animated films.


DISNEY DISCOVERIES: Second Saturday of each month

May 8 – Peter Pan Adventure Diary
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Learning Center Art Studio

Imaginations and creativity will soar with our new Disney Discoveries! The second Saturday of each month, join us for family fun and activities in the Learning Center.  The activities planned by our education staff will inspire the hidden artist in young visitors while learning about the life and work of Walt Disney.

The Disney Discoveries! Activities are free with paid admission to the Museum.  No ticket is needed for members—just show your membership card.



May 28, 29 +30 – Peter Pan: J.M. Barrie’s Book vs. Walt Disney’s Treatment
11:00 am and 2:00 pm, Theater Lobby

Would you like to know more about one of the artifacts in the galleries?  Our Look Closer series will give you that opportunity—staff will reveal little known facts—and behind the scenes information during the 30-minute gallery talk.

The Look Closer series is free with paid admission or paid membership.


Where:            The Walt Disney Family Museum
104 Montgomery Street, The Presidio of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94129
Admissions:    Various: check Website for details. 
Website:         www.waltdisney.org