Walt Disney Family Museum Presents In-Person Program “Preserving Lucasfilm’s Collection with Archivist Madlyn Moskowitz”

The Walt Disney Family Museum is bringing back in-person programming, and Saturday, August 14th, they will present “Preserving Lucasfilm’s Collection with Archivist Madlyn Moskowitz.”

What’s Happening:

  • The Walt Disney Family Museum is welcoming back in-person programming at the landmark San Francisco museum. To provide a safe and comfortable space for all visitors, the museum continues to require guests and staff to wear masks—regardless of vaccination status—while in all museum spaces.
  • “Preserving Lucasfilm's Collection with Archivist Madlyn Moskowitz” will take place on Saturday, August 14th, at 1:00 PM PT and will allow guests to join Archivist Madlyn Moskowitz, guardian and steward of Lucasfilm’s collection of screen-used Star Wars props, costumes, and related ephemera, for a special presentation about her duties and responsibilities ranging from cleaning, storage, and transportation to consultation for replica makers and costume designers.
  • Immediately following the program, the speaker will remain in the theater for a socially-distanced autograph session, available only to in-person program ticket holders.
  • Tickets cost $25 for members, $15 for student and youth members, $40 for non-members, and $30 for student and youth non-members.
  • This event will also be available as a virtual replay recording, requiring a separate ticket to view. The replay will be broadcast starting at 10am PT on Saturday, August 21, and will be available until midnight PT on Sunday, August 22nd for $5 for members and $8 for non-members.
  • In-person and virtual tickets for Preserving Lucasfilm's Collection with Archivist Madlyn Moskowitz will be available online beginning Thursday, August 5 at noon
  • Madlyn Moskowitz has spent the past five years as the Collections & Exhibitions Archivist for Lucasfilm Ltd., caring for props, costumes, creatures, and droids from recent Lucasfilm projects for The Walt Disney Studios (including films and streaming shows). Along with collection care and processing, she prepares and oversees objects for display at red carpet premieres, live events, theatrical installations, and Disney Parks exhibitions. She also facilitates the reference use of production objects for teams throughout The Walt Disney Company, and contributes historical research to online content and print publications.
  • Her previous roles included exhibition preparation and collection work at the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, and catalog and collection processing for the Lucasfilm Film Archives. Prior to her time spent in a galaxy far, far away, Moskowitz interned in The Jim Henson Company Archives, where she accessioned collection documents, digitized original artwork, and assisted with research queries. She formerly taught United States history, Government, and Economics to high school students in Brooklyn, NY. Moskowitz earned her BA in American Culture and History from the University of Michigan, Master’s in Library and Information Science from Long Island University, and MA in American Studies from New York University.
  • The event will be hosted at a reduced capacity to allow for appropriate social distance between parties. Upon arrival, all ticket holders will be asked for either proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test in the 48 hours prior to the event—photos of vaccine card or COVID test results are acceptable. All guests are required to wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth for the duration of the event.