,” an interactive art exhibit, in New York City that celebrates the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse.
“Mickey: The True Original Exhibition” is an immersive, pop-up art show inspired by Mickey Mouse’s impact on popular culture and art. Curated by designer Darren Romanelli, the exhibit will feature exclusive Disney classics like the black and white film
to original artwork from contemporary artists Kenny Scharf, Amanda Ross-Ho and Shinique Smith. More artists will be announced in the coming weeks.
“As Walt said, ‘I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing—that it was all started by a mouse,’” says Bob Chapek, chairman, Disney Parks, experiences and consumer products. “From ‘The True Original Exhibition’ to a year-long celebration in our parks around the world, we are honoring the deep connection that families and fans have made with Mickey and Minnie Mouse for nearly a century.”
To begin the 90-day countdown, newbrand and product collaborations in categories like fashion, food, consumer electronics, toys, accessories and more are currently available worldwide.
“We hope guests will enjoy the exhibition’s larger-than-life multimedia art installations, photo-worthy experiences and even a few surprises,” says Ken Potrock, president, consumer products commercialization, Disney Parks, experiences and consumer products. “We’ve partnered with the best muralists, sculptors, artists and designers to create original works that convey Mickey’s optimism and imagination.”
“Mickey: The True Original Exhibition
will run from Nov. 8 to Feb. 10, 2019, Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 60 10th Avenue, New York. Tickets are available for purchase atDisney.com/MickeyTrueOriginal
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