Disney: The Magic of Animation
Disney: The Magic of Animation
Disney: The Magic of Animation

Disney: The Magic of Animation


Uncover the magic behind almost 100 years of the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Disney: The Magic of Animation at Queensland Museum.

Explore more than 500 original sketches and artworks from your favourite Disney animated classics and go behind the scenes in this rare opportunity to experience the wonderful creativity and innovation from the world’s most prolific animation studio.

Young and old will be enchanted by the magic behind some of the world’s most beloved characters created over the last century by the Walt Disney Animation Studios films and shorts, including Mickey Mouse’s first talkie, Steamboat Willie (1928), films such as Fantasia (1940), Sleeping Beauty (1959), The Little Mermaid (1989), The Lion King (1994), Frozen (2013), Moana (2016), Frozen 2 (2019), Raya and the Last Dragon (2021) and the studio’s latest release Encanto (2021) plus a sneak preview of an upcoming Disney Animation release.

Don’t miss the chance to see the artistry behind your favourite characters and stories and how the magic of animation brought them to life.

Image one credit: Copyright: Pinocchio (1940) Gustaf Tenggren, Concept art, watercolour and ink. © Disney Enterprises Inc.
Image two credit: Copyright: Beauty and the Beast (1991) Glen Keane, Concept art, graphite on paper. © Disney Enterprises Inc.
Image three: 
Copyright: Mickey Mouse Character Model Sheet Disney Studio Artist, Clean-up model sheet, Photostat on paper. © Disney Enterprises Inc. 

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