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DreamWorks Animation

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About the exhibition

Created by ACMI in partnership with DreamWorks Animation studio, this unique exhibition offers a first time exploration of the studio’s collaborative and visionary approach to animation, art, technology and storytelling.

Featuring over 400 unique items from the studio’s archives and highlighting beloved family favourites Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls, visitors can explore and engage with the studio’s creative approach to the art of animation. See how characters and narratives transform from sketch to screen.

Tour slots are currently available.

Interested in presenting DreamWorks Animation at your venue? Please contact our Touring team at

The exhibition comprises rare and never-seen-before material including original concept drawings and artwork, storyboards, models and maquettes, photographs and paintings, which are further supported by immersive and interactive digital experiences and displays.

DreamWorks Animation is perfect for families and fans, students, art lovers and creatives alike, lending itself to dynamic supporting education programs, talks and activities, film programs and related events.

  • Created, produced and managed by ACMI
  • Designed for 1000sqm but adaptable down to 750sqm
  • Divided into four key sections: Character, Story, World and the Drawing Room
  • Supported by comprehensive marketing campaign collateral and merchandising arrangements
  • Opportunities to add new content from current movies

Touring venues:

  • ArtScience Museum, Singapore 
    13 June - 27 Sept 2015
  • Te Papa, New Zealand 
    12 Dec 2015 - 28 Mar 2016
  • Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
    30 April - 15 Aug 2016
  • National Taiwan Science and Education Centre, Taipei, Taiwan
    29 Oct 2016 - 5 Feb 2017
  • Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
    6 Apr - 6 Aug 2017
  • Canadian Museum of History, Ottawa, Canada 
    7 Dec 2017 - 08 Apr 2018
  • Montreal Science Centre, Montreal, Canada
    9 May - 16 Sept 2018
  • Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 
    5 Feb - 15 Apr 2019 
  • Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Belo Horizonte, Brazil 
    14 May - 29 Jul 2019
  • National Museum of Australia  
    12 Sept 2019 - 2 Feb 2020

Inside the exhibition