Posted in Walt Disney Family Museum

Special exhibit: The creation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

The Walt Disney Family Museum, here in San Francisco, is currently featuring a limited-time exhibit on the creation of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This is one of my favorite childhood films, and it warms my heart to see Emma love it as much as I do. So this has been something on our must-see list.

WDFM_SW_web_landing_121712_F

Snow White exhibit building entranceLast weekend, we spent an afternoon at the museum just to see Snow White, The Creation of a Classic. As you walk through the exhibit, you relive the story and get a good understanding how it was created. The exhibit itself is fascinating. I loved seeing the artistry and how complex it was for its time — 1937! It gives you a much better picture of the enormous undertaking this film required. It took Walt’s master storytelling plus an entire team to create his vision. When finished, the film tallied 32 animators, 1,032 assistants, 107 inbetweeners, 10 layout artists, 25 background artists, 65 special effects animators, and 158 inkers and painters! Now you know why the credits roll for so long. continued

About me

Cam Bowman @CamBowman
Stay-at-home mother of two, wife, blogger, amateur photographer. Former flight attendant. Lover of all things Disney. Living the dream.
More about Cam
  • @CamBowmanon Twitter
  • Cam on Pinterest
  • Cam on Instagram
  • Cam on Facebook
  • Subscribe to this site's RSS
  • Contact this author

I wrote a book about Disneyland

101 Disneyland Tips is available in paperback, Kindle, and many other eBook editions.

Available from Amazon.com

Sign up for Growing up Goofy’s email newsletter, and receive news, DIY projects, and Disney tips delivered straight to your Inbox.