Artist Galleries, Photo Ops, and More Revealed for Epcot’s Festival of the Arts

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Artist Galleries, Photo Ops, and More Revealed for Epcot's Festival of the Arts

We are only one day away from the start of Epcot’s Festival of the Arts. Today we have more details on this one-of-a-kind fan-favorite festival at Walt Disney World!

Acquire new skills, visit galleries and witness exceptional talent that proves the power of imagination!

Our smorgasbord of visual treats is sure to please! Peruse pure Disney brilliance at stunning exhibitions you’ll never forget. Festival Markets will spotlight artists who infuse their distinctive styles into a wide variety of creative mediums—photography, paper sculpting and so much more! Plus, get involved and be part of the creative process! At some of the Festival Markets, you will have the opportunity to choose custom elements like color and personalization of your new piece of art and watch it come to life before your very eyes.

Keep your eyes peeled for art-inspired photo opportunities and Festival merchandise that provide a great way to remember your visit. How’s that for fine art turned fun?

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Artist Galleries, Photo Ops, and More Revealed for Epcot's Festival of the Arts

Visual Arts Highlights

  • Animation Academy
  • Artful Photo Ops
  • Expression Section: A Paint by Numbers Mural
  • Festival Markets – featuring artists’ masterpieces!
  • Festival merchandise

Event Details

  • Locations throughout EPCOT
  • Daily: January 14 to February 21, 2022
  • EPCOT admission required
  • Events are subject to change or cancellation without notice

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Artist Galleries, Photo Ops, and More Revealed for Epcot's Festival of the Arts

Artful Photo Ops

Strike a pose for masterpiece pics against artistic backdrops.

Ready for your close-up? Cross the Delaware with George Washington, scream along with Edvard Munch and flash your best Mona Lisa smile at immersive photo stops that let you “step into” some of the most-admired artwork from around the world—located throughout the World Showcase.

Take stylish selfies and snap fantastic photos of friends and family. Or, let our experienced Disney PhotoPass Photographers capture the moment for you, so you can get everyone in the picture!

Step into iconic artwork from around the world at these unique art installations around World Showcase:

  • An homage to Frida Kahlo
    Mexico Pavilion
  • Birth of Venus – Sandro Botticelli
    Italy Pavilion Courtyard
  • Café Terrace at Night and Sunflowers – Vincent van Gogh
    Bridge to World Showcase
  • Luncheon of the Boating Party – Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    International Gateway
  • Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci
    Between Italy Pavilion and Germany Pavilion
  • Peter Pan Storybook
    Bridge to World Showcase
  • The Scream – Edvard Munch
    Between Italy Pavilion and Germany Pavilion
  • Washington Crossing the Delaware – Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
    The American Adventure Pavilion

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Artist Galleries, Photo Ops, and More Revealed for Epcot's Festival of the Arts

Artist Galleries and Festival Merchandise

Remember your visit with artwork and colorful gift items—it’s the perfect way to make memories last forever!

With so many forms of art showcased during this year’s EPCOT International Festival of the Arts, we are excited to host a variety of incredibly talented artists from near and far! Explore the many merchandise locations throughout EPCOT to find incredible art and meet the talented artists who put so much passion and skill into each beautiful piece. Guests can even spot artists at work!


ACME Archives
Glimpse mesmerizing artwork inspired by the entertainment industry.

Disney Fine Art by Collectors Editions
Feast your eyes on magnificent artwork inspired by timeless Disney animation.

Disney Art Festival Market
Enjoy artwork featuring a variety of artistic styles and media created by Disney Cast Members and visiting artists.

James Coleman Studios
See artwork created by a former Disney animator—now bringing his magic to spectacular pieces you can enjoy at home.

POP Gallery
View one-of-a-kind works by innovative artists, showcasing a variety variety of styles and subject matter.

Thomas Kinkade Studios
Behold enchanting paintings of classic and timeless Disney stories.

WonderGround Gallery
See favorite Disney characters and themes brought to life with inventive styles.

Wyland Galleries
Discover depictions of Disney and nature by world-renowned artists in a variety of distinctive styles.

Participating Artists
A schedule of Festival Artist Appearances can be found here


Celebrate the EPCOT International Festival of the Arts with merchandise featuring a unique art-inspired print. Purchase fun keepsakes including a spirit jersey, mug, tote and trading pins throughout the park.

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Artist Galleries, Photo Ops, and More Revealed for Epcot's Festival of the Arts

Interactive Experiences

Show off your creative side during entertaining activities with an artistic twist!

Animation Academy

Head over to America Gardens Theatre and learn how to draw a Disney character from an animation artist.

Shows begin daily at 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM.

Chalk Full of Character
Travel around World Showcase to find charming chalk drawings of Disney characters, like Abu and Jiminy Cricket. How many can you find?

Expression Section: A Paint by Number Mural
Leave your creative mark on a larger-than-life wall mural!

Daily 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Celebrate the Epcot International Festival of the Arts from January 14th through February 21st, 2022.


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