Though parts of the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco have reopened, that hasn’t stopped them from creating even more of their virtual programs, including the popular Happily Ever After Hours.

What’s Happening:

  • The Walt Disney Family Museum has announced new virtual programs even though the museum has reopened once again.
  • Registration for these programs will be available starting today, Friday, March 19 at noon via the museum’s Virtual Programs ticketing page. A link to the webinar and instructions for joining will be sent via email the evening before the event.
    • Virtual Storytime
      • Star Wars: I Am a Padawan with Author Ashley Eckstein
      • Sat, Mar 20 11am PT Zoom Webinar
      • FREE Sign-up Required
      • The Walt Disney Family Museum invites you and your family to celebrate Women’s History Month with a Virtual Storytime of Star Wars: I Am a Padawan with Actress and Author Ashley Eckstein. In this special presentation, learn about Eckstein’s path to bringing the story of Star Wars’ Ahsoka Tano to readers around the globe.
    • Virtual Talk
      • Building an Empire: Creating Her Universe with Actress, Author, and Entrepreneur Ashley Eckstein, Moderated by Voice Actor Bret Iwan
      • Sat, Mar 20 1pm PT Zoom Webinar
      • $5 members $10 non-members
      • As a former Disney Channel sitcom actress, a current voice talent for Star Wars and Sofia the First projects, and now, as the designer behind a sci-fi/fantasy-inspired fashion company for women, Her Universe, Ashley Eckstein has made a name for herself across the Disney landscape in a unique way. Moderated by the voice of Mickey Mouse, Bret Iwan, join us as Eckstein discusses the secrets to her success, what motivated her to create Her Universe, and how she transitioned from acting to creating her own successful fashion line.
    • Happily Ever After Hours
      • DreamWorks Animation Executive Producer Aliki Theofilopoulos
      • Wed, Mar 24 5:30pm PT  Zoom Webinar
      • FREE Sign-up Required
      • Join DreamWorks Animation Executive Producer Aliki Theofilopoulos as she shares behind-the-scenes stories from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Hercules (1997), Mulan (1998), Tarzan® (1999), Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001), and Treasure Planet (2002), Disney Television Animation’s Phineas and Ferb (2007–15) and Descendants: Wicked World (2015–17), and DreamWorks Animation’s Harvey Girls Forever (2018–20) and Doug Unplugs (2020–present).
    • Virtual Talk
      • Reflections on Mulan (1998) with The Bancroft Brothers
      • Mon, Apr 5 6pm PT  Zoom Webinar
      • $5 members $8 non-members
      • Join Mulan (1998) Co-Director Tony Bancroft and his twin brother Tom Bancroft, character designer of Mushu, for a virtual program behind the making of the film, including production, casting, music, research, and story development.