Classes

The Walt Disney Family Museum offers art and animation classes to students of all ages.

SUMMER CLASS | Intro to Animation

Grades 3–5
Jun 4–15

In this two-week class, be prepared to rethink and reimagine ideas and designs as you learn what it takes to be an animator. Drawing, painting, and sculpting techniques will be explored alongside The…

SUMMER CLASS | The Heroine’s Journey

Grades 9–12
Jun 4–15

Take an incredible journey through the process of creating strong female characters while learning about being a woman in the animation industry today. In this two-week class, students will design their…

SUMMER CLASS | Around the World

Grades 5–8
Jun 18–29

Join us as we explore skills in animation while learning about cultures from around the world. In this two-week class, you will study diverse stories, writing tropes, and prominent figures within the…

SUMMER CLASS | 3D Animation

Grades 9–12
Jun 18–29

Discover what it takes to create a 3D animated film and learn what it takes to be a professional animator during this two-week intensive. Begin with the basics of both software and animation principles,…

SUMMER CLASS | Intro to Animation

Grades 3–5
Jul 2–13

Be prepared to rethink and reimagine ideas and designs as you learn what it takes to be an animator in this two-week class. Drawing, painting, and sculpting techniques will be explored alongside The…

SUMMER CLASS | Knights in Training

Grades 5–8
Jul 2–13

Join us on for an adventure through the process of creating strong male characters while learning about careers in the animation industry. In this two-week class, students will design their own lead…

SUMMER CLASS | Digital 2D Animation

Grades 9–12
Jul 16–27

Join us for this two-week intensive class that focuses on 2D digital animation. Learn how to take a character and see them come to life using classical, hand-drawn animation skills, then create your…

SUMMER CLASS | The Heroine’s Journey

Grades 5–8
Jul 16–27

Take an incredible journey through the process of creating strong female characters while learning about being a woman in the animation industry today. In this two-week class, students will design their…

SUMMER CLASS | Digital 2D Animation

Grades 6–8
Jul 31–Aug 11

Join us for this two-week intensive class that focuses on 2D digital animation. Learn how to take a character and see them come to life using classical, hand-drawn animation skills, then create your…

SUMMER CLASS | From Sketch to Screen with The Animation Collaborative

Grades 9–12 up to age 20
Jul 31–Aug 11

Join us for a two-week intensive class exploring character animation and get an exclusive look into today’s animation field with guest animators from The Animation Collaborative. In-process feedback,…

CLASS | 3D Animation

Grades 9–12
Sep 6–Oct 11

Walt Disney was always pushing the boundaries of animation by combining the latest technological advancements with traditional art and observational techniques. Discover what it takes to animate a 3D…

CLASS | Drawing Cartoons

Grades 6–8
Sep 9–Oct 14

Walt Disney’s career began in the world of cartooning. He envisioned himself as a cartoon artist, and in fact, drew many of the comics in his high school magazine, The Voice. With this passion,…

CLASS | Drawing Cartoons

Ages 18 and up
Sep 9–Oct 14

Walt Disney’s career began in the world of cartooning. He envisioned himself as a cartoon artist, and in fact, drew many of the comics in his high school magazine, The Voice. With this passion, he…

Scholarship Programs

We are no longer accepting scholarship applications for our Summer Classes 2018. We encourage you to apply next year. You may still apply for any of our other classes taking place at The Walt Disney Family Museum.

See a full schedule of upcoming films here.

Schedule subject to change. Please check calendar or ticket desk on the day of your visit for most current schedule.