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Exhibition on View – A JOURNEY INTO IMAGIMATION: A Hundred Years of Animation Art From Around the World

February 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free with Museum Admission
Studios: Bagdasarian Film Corporation and Format Films; Director: Hal Ambro; Producer: Jules Engel; Animators: Hal Ambro, Roy Abel, Doris Collins, and Frank Braxton, The Alvin Show, Good Neighbor, Alvin, Simon, and Theodore Original Animation Cel and Replica Background, 1961, vinyl paint and ink on celluloid, photocopy background, 13 in. x 16 in.

This unique exhibition explores the ongoing 100 plus year history of original rare animation production artwork since the creation of this magical art form.  From the elaborate and demanding creative processes of the groundbreaking animators to the incredible work that went into animated productions of today, the exhibition traces the evolution.  Featured are: the early silhouette experimental animation, magical hand-carved wood replacement stop motion animation, the world-renowned creation of Mickey Mouse, the incredible visionary work of King Kong’s creator, the life-like character stop motion animation, the zany gag-driven traditional animation, wacky and unconventional classic animated cartoon characters, and the stunningly colorful Japanese fantasy anime visions, this exhibition includes them all.  With the resurgence of animation used internationally by all walks of life from apps to games to television to feature films, animation in all its forms is truly a universal language.

The exhibition was organized by Hal and Nancy Miles from the Hal and Nancy Miles Collection. Exhibition tour management by Landau Travelling Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA.

This program is genrously funded in part by:



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