Mary Blair and Women's History Month
In recognition of March as Women's History Month, the new exhibition: Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair is a fitting highlight. Visitors will recognize the work one of Walt Disney's top artists. The Walt Disney Family Museum calls Blair among Disney's "most inventive, beloved, and influential designers and art directors." Blair's work is seen in classic Disney animated films such as "Cinderella", "Alice in Wonderland" and "Peter Pan." At the Disney theme parks, her work is represented in the popular attraction "It’s a Small World."
Walt Disney Family Museum
Located in the beautiful Presidio of San Francisco, the museum is at 104 Montgomery Street overlooking a grassy main post field. The museum, gift shop and café are located in a restored barracks which serves as a repository of Walt Disney’s life expressed in chapters for the public to appreciate. One of the features of the permanent collection at the museum is the remarkable display of Walt Disney's Oscar statuettes. the The special exhibit Magic, Color, Flair: The World of Mary Blair is on view from March 13 to September 7, 2014.
Members should present a current KQED MemberCard and a valid photo ID at the museum entrance. Each MemberCard admits one member plus one guest for a maximum of two persons. The museum hours are daily, except Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the last gallery entry at 4:45 p.m.