Exhibit and talk reveal that ol' Walt Disney
just couldn't stop thinking about tomorrow
Mickey Mouse may have put Walt Disney on the map, but it was Walt's interest in the future—specifically the future of high hopes and unbridled optimism, of cool gizmos and wow-wee Space-Age toys for all ages—that kept the man going.
This summer, San Francisco's Walt Disney Family Museum is delving into the history of Walt Disney's future through a lively exhibit and an even livelier appearance by that grand raconteur of mid-century retro, Charles Phoenix.
Charles Phoenix's 'Big Retro Disneyland Slide Show' takes place three times on Saturday, August 22, at the museum, situated in a historic building on the parade grand at the Presidio, within shot of the Golden Gate Bridge. The evening show is for members only—but the museum makes it easy to become a member.
The exhibit, 'Tomorrowland: Walt's Vision for Today,' opened this month and continues through December 7...