Classes

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

Digital 2D Animation

Grades 6-8
Jan 21–Mar 4

In this six-week class, take the traditional animation techniques that Walt and his team used daily with pencil and paper and move them into the digital world. Students learn skills and software using…

Digital 2D Animation

Grades 9-12
Jan 21–Mar 4

Take the traditional animation techniques that Walt and his team used daily with pencil and paper and move them into the digital world. Students learn skills and software in this six-week class using…

After School Animation

Grades 6-12
Mar 7–Apr 25

Successful animators have a comprehensive understanding of basic animation techniques and principles. This eight-week course focuses on one of these concepts each class by working traditionally with…

Beginning Animation

Grades 3–5
Apr 1–May 6

In this six-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 | 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 | 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,…

Scholarship Programs

To ensure that all students have the opportunity to take advantage of classes at The Walt Disney Family Museum, we are pleased to offer scholarships for qualified families. Here’s how to apply:

  • Send an email to studio@wdfmuseum.org with the subject line “Scholarship Information”
  • Please include your name, the student’s name and age, the class you are interested in

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