Acquire new skills, visit exhibits and witness exceptional talent that proves the power of imagination!
Our smorgasbord of visual treats is sure to please! Peruse pure Disney brilliance at stunning exhibitions you’ll never forget. Visiting galleries will spotlight artists who infuse their distinctive styles into every brushstroke, with pieces from Darren Wilson, Greg McCullough and Noah, to name a few.
Learn the latest creative techniques and tricks of the trade during hands-on workshops and complimentary seminars with accomplished professionals—from animation drawing and calligraphy to watermelon carving and other subjects that offer attendees a brand-new way to express themselves!
Keep your eyes peeled for art-inspired photo opportunities and Festival merchandise that provides a great way to remember your visit. How’s that for fine art turned fun?
Visual Arts Highlights
Admire colorfully curated collections from Disney artists old and new!
Contemplate original works that exude nothing short of pure brilliance. These special shows provide an up-close look at the techniques that catapulted these creatives into superstardom!
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Sit in on complimentary talks featuring popular Disney artists and illustrators, and local artists.
Enlightenment is the key to everything! Join our esteemed professionals—each proficient in various disciplines—as they explain the basics behind their art. In addition, attendees will glean helpful hints and tricks of the trade that allow them to start dreaming outside the box!
Channel your inner Picasso—pick up tips, tricks and valuable creative techniques from the experts!
The teacher is in! Knowledge is power and in our classroom setting, “students” can unleash their talents by learning a variety of artistic techniques—including animation drawing, flower arranging, calligraphy and more. Take a seat and open your mind!
Strike a pose for masterpiece pics while our PhotoPass “paparazzi” work their magic!
Step into some of the most admired artwork from around the world in these unique art installations around World Showcase.
Commemorate your visit with artwork and colorful gift items—it’s the perfect way to make memories last forever!
Fan the flames of inspiration! Artists representing Disney and visiting galleries will assemble during the course of the Festival to demonstrate their skills while exhibiting original art. Each weekend provides a unique experience for collectors as well as Disney enthusiasts to meet and greet the artists, purchase original pieces and watch creativity come to life on the spot! One-of-a-kind “art on demand” as well as original paintings and fine art reproductions will be available at the Art of Disney and throughout the park. It’s easy to find a style that speaks to you—there’s a trove of aesthetic riches to choose from!
In addition, you can stop by locations throughout World Showcase and Future World Plaza for special merchandise featuring the Festival’s logo—including event apparel, trading pins, mugs, Tervis tumblers, Figment zip cases and more!
Festival Merchandise Locations
Take time out from the festivities to discover entertaining activities with an artistic twist!
Kids of all ages can slip away from the Festival of the Arts to check out these specially selected events—from a challenging scavenger hunt to the World Showcase tour and more.
Experience the magic of Disney animation at this fun and informative drawing class taught by actual Disney artists.
Figment’s Brush with the Masters Scavenger Hunt
Help Figment learn about art on this scavenger hunt around World Showcase!
To get started, purchase your map and stickers at Pin Central, Disney Traders or World Traveler. Then, search for Figment hiding inside famous works of art at each World Showcase pavilion—just look for the Figment-themed picture frame. Every time you find Figment, add the corresponding sticker to the pavilion on your map.
Once your journey is complete, return your map to Disney Traders for an artful surprise!
Hands-On Wall Mural
Head over to the World Showcase Plaza and watch art come alive on a giant mural created by Guests—so grab a paintbrush to join the fun!
Kidcot Fun Stops
Kids of all ages can enjoy an art-filled odyssey all around World Showcase!
Find professional workshops and seminars to take your creative skills to the next level with our week-by-week calendar of events.
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