“If You Can Dream It, You Can Do It.” It was the ethos Walt Disney and legions of Imagineers lived by and encouraged, the slogan that inspired children and adults alike to pursue their dreams; to “dog it and work at it until it’s done right.”[Read more…]
Sixty-five years ago, Disneyland welcomed its first guests to enjoy a new kind of experience: a Disney theme park. To celebrate, the D23 publication Disney twenty-three has created a special stand-alone issue that looks at the development and evolution of the Disney theme park.[Read more…]
The year is 1954, and construction for Disneyland park is in full swing. The many creative faces of WED Enterprises were hard at work so that it would reach its ambitious opening date in 1955. Scaffolders were placing finishing touches on the rugged cliffs of Adventureland, engineers were developing the precise movements of Abraham Lincoln, and Walt Disney himself was faced with a massive decision.
Due to the park’s opening date looming over Walt’s head, he was forced to partake in massive budget cuts to seize its arrival. Cutbacks were to be made throughout the park, and he was forced to consider opening Disneyland without the soon-to-be-famous Tomorrowland.[Read more…]
Van Eaton Galleries will soon host the largest Disneyland and Walt Disney World auction, “A History of Disneyland & Walt Disney World.”[Read more…]
Van Eaton Galleries has created an all-new pop-up exhibit and auction called “That’s From Disneyland!”, a 20,000 square foot exploration into Disneyland history.