Manny P. here…
The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to announce the exhibition, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic, celebrating the 75th anniversary of Walt Disney’s first feature-length animated motion picture. On public display from November 15th to April 14th, this exhibit celebrates (as they say):
Walt Disney’s vision and the artistry of his dedicated staff, illustrating how they shaped and defined an entirely new American art form through their creation of this groundbreaking film.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic features more than 200 works of art, including concept illustrations, early character studies, detailed story sketches, and animation drawings. The Walt Disney Family Museum will also host a series of public programs, events, and activities related to this special tribute. Highlights include:
~ Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will screen throughout November and December.
~ From Page to Screen: The Evolution of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – Lella Smith, creative director of the Walt Disney Animation Research Library and exhibition curator, and J.B. Kaufman, Disney author and historian, will retrace the remarkable chain of adaptations, leading to its historic premiere. This panel discussionis taking place on Saturday, November 17th at 3p. After the presentation, J.B. will sign copies of his latest work.
~ Animate Your Night: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Opening Party Celebration - An after-hours party is set for Friday, November 30th at 7p. A highlight of the evening will be so-called Poison Apple Cider!
~ Animate Your Night: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Old Hollywood Red Carpet Premiere - On Friday, December 21st at 7p, a 1930s, 75th anniversary party for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Walt Disney Studios released Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Hollywood’s Carthay Circle Theater, December 21st, 1937. Disney’s groundbreaking animation drew worldwide acclaim, winning awards from the New York Film Critics Circle, and Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences. The movie also received an honorary statuette at the Oscar ceremony in 1938.
The Walt Disney Family Museum is located at 104 Montgomery St. in San Francisco. For more info about this magical ongoing exhibit:
Until next time> “never forget”