Dreams Come True The Art of Disney's Classic Fairy Tales



Thursday 18 November 2010 - Tuesday 26 April 2011
Exhibition open daily 10am-6pm

Adult $16, Concession $12, ACMI Members $11
Family (2 adults, 3 children) $50
Child (aged 4-15) $9
Unlimited entry: Full $40, Concession $30, ACMI Member $25

View exhibition trailer and photos
Take a tour through the exhibition
See the kids' trail and education resource kit

Discover the artistry behind Disney's timeless animated films.

From November 2010, ACMI hosts a unique exhibition drawn from the archives of the Walt Disney Animation Research Library.
 
Dreams Come True is a rare opportunity to see original concept art, story sketches, drawings, maquettes and final frame cels from some of the Walt Disney Studios' most celebrated animated films.
 
An Australian exclusive, the exhibition features artworks from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Princess and the Frog, and Disney's latest animated feature, Tangled.
 
Walt Disney began adapting fairy tales for animation in the 1920s, inspired by the traditional tales of the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, and Hans Christian Andersen. The exhibition explores developments in story and animation techniques and showcases the work of artists such as Mary Blair, Kay Nielsen, Eyvind Earle and Glen Keane.

Fall under the spell of Disney's classic animation.

This exhibition was organised by the Walt Disney Animation Research Library. Indemnification for this exhibition is provided by the Victorian Government.

Images © Disney Enterprises, Inc
 
 
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