Author Archive: Michael Bowling

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Walt Disney the Railroader

Walt Disney the Railroader

| January 14, 2013 | Reply

Did you have a fascination with trains as a child? I had a Lionel train set and one of my granddaughter’s favorite new toys at our house is the Walt Disney World Railroad train set. Seeing her playing with it reminded me of a presentation at The Walt Disney Family Museum by Michael Campbell, President [...]

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic Exhibition at The Walt Disney Family Museum

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic Exhibition at The Walt Disney Family Museum

| November 29, 2012 | Reply

“Magic mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?” The Walt Disney Family Museum’s largest exhibition to date, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: The Creation of a Classic” celebrates the artistry of what many believe is the greatest of the Disney animated films. Snow White Lobby Card. Image courtesy of the [...]

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Between Frames – The Magic of Stop Motion Animation at The Walt Disney Family Museum

Between Frames – The Magic of Stop Motion Animation at The Walt Disney Family Museum

| October 29, 2012 | 1 Reply

I have always believed that Disney and non-Disney fans could both enjoy the Walt Disney Family Museum due to its state-of-the-art interactive exhibits that inform and entertain guests on the life of Walt Disney. Recently, the museum has expanded its mission by presenting a series of special exhibitions on artists who inspired Walt Disney and [...]

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Mineral King – Walt Disney’s Last Lost Project

Mineral King – Walt Disney’s Last Lost Project

| September 9, 2012 | 2 Replies

Walt Disney was an innovator. He changed expectations people had for animated films and amusement parks. Earlier this year at The Walt Disney Family Museum, urban planner and Disney historian, Sam Gennaway, hosted a presentation with Walt Disney’s son-in-law Walt Disney Family Museum Co-Founder and former Disney Company CEO, Ron Miller, and Dave Price, son [...]

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Want to Meet Walt Disney? Visit the Walt Disney Family Museum!

Want to Meet Walt Disney? Visit the Walt Disney Family Museum!

| July 20, 2012 | 3 Replies

Generations of children knew Uncle Walt. Families gathered around the television every Sunday night to invite him into their living rooms and become mesmerized by his stories. Walt Disney was our guide through lands of magic, adventure, fantasy and a limitless future. He was our benevolent father, uncle and grandfather whose enthusiasm and optimism was [...]

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