The iconic Walt Disney Archives is celebrating their 50th year anniversary. The Archives are hosting a grand exhibition at the Bowers Museum entitled “Inside the Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic“.
In order to celebrate this important moment, the Walt Disney Company has collected pieces from the archives to set up a historical exhibit in its honor. The event will take place at the Bowers Museum located in Santa Ana, California. Guests will be invited to talk a stroll down memory lane and view over 400 different objects. The exhibit will include original artwork, memorable costumes, and familiar props. Special items will be on display, like one-of-a-kind sketches from Fantasia and the Haunted Mansion attraction. Guests will also get an exclusive look at superhero costumes and other threads from characters you all know and love.
The exhibit will also be hosting a preview event and a Gala fundraiser that will include a special VIP guest list. Members of the Bowers Museum can partake in an exclusive Member Opening Night on Friday, March 6. “Inside the Disney Archives: 50 Years of Preserving the Magic” will open to the general public on March 7th and continue through August 30, 2021.
The exhibit isn’t the only way the Disney Archives will be celebrating is anniversary! The Walt Disney Archives will be hosting a series of festivities taking place throughout the year 2020. It’s a celebration you definitely do not want to miss!
For tickets and more information, please visit: bowers.org