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The Walt Disney Family Museum
January 2011 Events Calendar

Celebrate the New Year with a New Voice!
A Visit from the Voice of Donald Duck, Tony Anselmo
Get Animated with Our New Voice-Over Workshop!

Join us for Donald Duck-themed screenings, activities and fun!


FILM OF THE MONTH – January 2-31
Donald Duck Favorites
1:00pm and 4:00pm daily, Theater
(except Tuesdays and January 15 and 22)
Tickets available online at www.waltdisney.org
Donald Duck made his debut in 1934 and had starred in 128 Donald Duck cartoons by 1961. Join us for a screening of some of our favorites, including, Mr. Duck Steps Out, Donald’s Dilemma, Slide Donald Slide, and Donald’s Diary.

January 22 – From the Mouth of the Duck: Designing a Voice with Tony Anselmo
3:00pm, Theater
Tickets available online at www.waltdisney.org
Tony Anselmo, Disney Legend, animator, and voice-over artist, will discuss his start at the Walt Disney Studio, his friendship with Clarence “Ducky” Nash, and how he carried on the legacy of voicing one of the most popular animated characters of all time. A quacking, squawking, and talking demonstration will be included in this program. 


Saturday, January 15 – Voice-over Workshop
1:00pm—4:00pm, Learning Center Media Studio
Find the voices within you in this interactive workshop in our Media Studio. You will learn about the voice-over industry and have the chance to step up to the mic yourself, speak in different dialects, and breathe life into a character. Registration required.
Email education@wdfmuseum.org or call 415.345.6814.


DISNEY DISCOVERIES: Saturday, January 8 + Sunday, January 16
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Learning Center Art Studio
Use the comic books in our galleries for inspiration as you create your very own Donald Duck comic book.

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.

January 28, 29 + 30 – Look Closer: Donald Duck Doll
3:00 pm, Gallery 3
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, behind the scenes information, or just additional information during the 5 to 8-minute gallery talk.

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