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2019 Epcot® International Festival of the Arts

A family smiles as they watch a man paint Mickey Mouse
Canadian residents can purchase an adult 4-day base theme park ticket for as low as $316 USD plus tax—that’s just $79 USD per day, plus tax. Upgrades to a Park Hopper Option are also available.

Location

Epcot Walt Disney World® Resort

Special Event

- , 2019

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Accessibility

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Experience the Ultimate Celebration of

Art, Entertainment and Food

THE JOY OF ART

A family watches as an artist puts finishing touches on a portrait of Mickey Mouse at Epcot

Paint with a Disney Artist

Create your very own original masterpiece during a guided class for all skill levels. Read More
The corner walls of an art gallery are covered with a variety of paintings from different Disney artists

Must See Galleries

Admire carefully curated collections from up and coming and established artists. Read More
A painting of a riverboat sailing by a mountainous shore

Shop for Art & Festival Keepsakes

Find delightful artwork and vibrant gifts to cherish. Read More

Paint with a Disney Artist

Create your very own original masterpiece during a guided class for all skill levels.
 
Take advantage of this rare opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade from an accomplished Disney artist! Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or novice painter, this experience is sure to inspire budding Picassos to take their talents to the next level.
 
Classes are held either indoors or outdoors and a light continental breakfast will be provided. Advance reservations are recommended as this course fills up quickly, so don’t delay!
 

EVENT DETAILS

  • Check in at the Main Entrance or International Gateway at Epcot
  • Select Fridays and Sundays, January 25 through February 17, 2019
  • 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM
  • $259 plus tax – ages 12 and up
  • Separate Epcot admission required and not included
  • Limited availability
  • Call (407) WDW-TOUR or (407) 939-8687 to reserve your spot or visit the Odyssey Festival Showplace
  • Guests under 18 must have parent or guardian permission to call
See full schedule of Paint with a Disney Artist events
A couple walks outside in front of tents with art exhibits

Must See Galleries

Admire carefully curated collections from up-and-coming and established artists. 
 
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.
 
World Showcase Pavilion Galleries
 
Mexico Folk Art Gallery at the Mexico Pavilion
• Check out ‘Remember Me!’ La Celebración del Día de Muertos, a spirited salute to Mexican artistry and traditions.
 
Stave Church Gallery at the Norway Pavilion
• Learn about Norse mythology at “Gods of the Vikings,” an exhibit celebrating legendary gods and goddesses and featuring authentic Viking artifacts.
 
House of the Whispering Willows at the China Pavilion
• Get a glimpse at how Walt Disney Imagineers helped bring Shanghai Disney Resort to life.
 
American Heritage Gallery at the American Adventure Pavilion
• Explore generations of ingenuity at the featured exhibit: “Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art.”
 
Bijutsu-kan Gallery at the Japan Pavilion
• Delve into the origin and evolution of kawaii, Japan’s cute culture. 
 
Gallery of Arts and History at the Morocco Pavilion
• See unique designs of time-honored crafts when you visit “Moroccan Style, The Art of Personal Adornment.”
 
Future World West
• Swing by the Art of Disney, a year-round boutique and dedicated art gallery featuring original artwork, limited-edition prints and Festival merchandise.
An illustration of Mickey Mouse and Pluto riding the Mad Tea Party together

Shop for Art & Festival Keepsakes

Find delightful artwork and vibrant gifts to cherish.
 
Be sure to stop by merchandise locations around World Showcase and Future World to uncover incredible art and meet the talented artists who put so much passion and skill into each beautiful piece. You can even observe artists making art in person—a worthwhile sight to see! 
 
Plus, check out colorful and fun Festival gear and souvenirs available for purchase throughout Epcot, including:
 
• Baseball caps
• Mugs
• Ornaments
• Tervis® tumblers and stem glasses
• Tote bags
• T-shirts
• Trading pins
 
View all artists and samples of their work.
A promotional mug for Epcot International Festival of the Arts, designed to look like a paint container

ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES

Kids seem to blend in with art as they pose for pictures in front of the backdrops of famous paintings

Clever Photo Ops

“Step into” life-sized versions of some of the most-admired artwork from around the world. Read More
A dragon picture emerges as an adult and a child paint the squares of a mosaic

Kid-Centric Fun

Discover entertaining activities with an artistic twist! Read More

Clever Photo Ops

“Step into” some of the most-admired artwork from around the world.
 
Ready for your close-up? Strike a pose for masterpiece pics taken by Disney PhotoPass “paparazzi”—or capture the moments with your own camera.
 
You can cross the Delaware with George Washington, scream along with Edvard Munch and flash your best Mona Lisa smile at several complimentary and immersive photo stops located throughout World Showcase.
  
Locations and Paintings
• NEW! Become a part of the Disney classic, Peter Pan, in this new storybook photo op where you can be a mermaid in Mermaid Lagoon or a pirate headed for Skull Rock
• France Pavilion:Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir
The American Adventure Pavilion: Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze
• Italy Pavilion: The Birth of Venus by Sandro Botticelli, Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci and The Scream by Edvard Munch
• Mexico Pavilion: An homage to Frida Kahlo
• And more!
An adult and a young Guest snack on treats in front of tents with art exhibits

Kid-Centric Fun

Discover entertaining activities with an artistic twist!  
 
Kids of all ages can check out these specially selected events—from a challenging scavenger hunt to World Showcase tour and more. 
 
• Animation Academy – 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 creativity come alive to create a giant mural—or grab a paintbrush to join the fun.
2 young Guests in princess attire, drawing on maps of Epcot with Spaceship Earth in the background
  • For assistance with your Walt Disney World visit, please call (407) 939-5277.
  • 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM Eastern Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.
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