D23 Members to Have a Wild Time with Zootopia in Chicago

Zootopia at Conservatin Station

OVERVIEW
Following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois, all D23 Members are invited to see Zootopia the day before its release! Afterward, a limited number of D23 Gold and Gold Family Members will have the opportunity to join us for the “D23 Dessertopia” complimentary reception.

DETAILS
Screening will begin at 2 p.m. at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois. Check-in will begin at 1:30 p.m.; please do not arrive before 1:30 p.m. The “D23 Dessertopia” reception will begin for Gold and Gold Family Members at 4 p.m., following the screening.

Complimentary tickets will become available on Friday, February 5, at 10 a.m. PT. Please check back here for reservation details.

A reservation is required for each portion of this complimentary opportunity. There are a limited number of spaces available. D23 Members will be required to provide their membership number when reserving tickets.

Join us for a special preview of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ upcoming comedy-adventure, Zootopia. Following the Annual Meeting of Shareholders at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois, all D23 Members are invited to see the film the day before its release! The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything.

Afterward, a limited number of D23 Gold and Gold Family Members will have the opportunity to join us for the “D23 Dessertopia” complimentary reception. This is a great opportunity to mix and mingle with fellow Disney fans!

Stay tuned for details on an exclusive D23 Event the following day in celebration of Walt Disney’s birthplace. Space is very limited – more details forthcoming.

Zootopia opens across the country March 4, 2016.

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D23 Presents: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Extends Through January 4, 2015

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The Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago is extending the run of Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan ClubThanks to the exhibit’s popularity, guests will be able to enjoy the exhibit through January 4, 2015.

Guests of all ages have enjoyed revisiting their favorite Disney moments in this exhibit,” said Anne Rashford, director of special exhibits. “They learn about Walt’s inspirational journey to create the company behind so many movies, television shows and theme parks that bear the Disney name. We are thrilled to be able to keep the exhibit here at MSI through the holiday season.”

From Mickey Mouse to Captain Jack Sparrow, the exhibition features more than 300 artifacts from nine decades of Disney’s rich history—including props; costumes; memorabilia; and artwork from classic Disney animation, theme park attractions, television shows and live-action films. Hands-on activities allow kids and adults alike to explore animation technology from all 53 Disney animated films and learn to draw one of their favorite characters in the Animation Academy.

The exhibit is not included in Museum Entry but can be added to an Explorer ticket package. D23 Gold and Silver Members will receive a special discount on exhibit entry. For more information and to buy tickets, visit MSIChicago.org. For more information about D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, visit D23.com. This exhibit is presented by Walgreens.

D23 Presents: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives Extended at Museum of Science & Industry

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Due to popular demand, the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago is extending the run of Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. Guests will be able to enjoy the exhibit through August 3, 2014.

“This interactive exhibit has been so well-received by guests of all ages,” said Anne Rashford, director of temporary exhibits. “It tells the great story of the imagination and perseverance of Walt Disney and offers a rare peek into his life and the unforgettable entertainment he created. We are thrilled to be able to keep it at MSI for an additional three months.”

From Mickey Mouse to Mary Poppins to Captain Jack Sparrow, the exhibition features more than 300 artifacts from nine decades of Disney’s rich history—including props; costumes; memorabilia; and artwork from classic Disney animation, theme park attractions, television shows and live-action films. Hands-on activities allow kids and adults alike to explore animation technology from all 53 Disney animated films and learn to draw one of their favorite characters in the Animation Academy.

The exhibit is not included in Museum Entry but can be added to an Explorer ticket package. D23 Gold and Silver Members will receive a special discount on exhibit entry. For more information and to buy tickets, visit msichicago.org. For more information about D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, visit D23.com. This exhibit is presented by Walgreens.