Monday, October 12, 2009

According to Business Wire, there is an new Disney exhbition in town (see below).

Do anyone know if a catalog of this exhibition will be released? If so, could you let us know?

[Mickey Mouse Unveils Latest Train to Join Disney History, Mickey's Magic Choo Choo, in Kansas City

On 8:00 am EDT, Friday October 9, 2009
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Disney Consumer Products:

WHO: Mickey Mouse will visit Union Station in Kansas City, Walt Disney’s hometown, to celebrate the unveiling of a traveling art exhibit that pays homage to Walt Disney’s lifelong love of trains and introduces the latest train conducted by Mickey himself, Mickey’s Magic Choo Choo toy train, releasing in time for the holidays. Local preschoolers along with representatives from the Kansas City Mayor’s office and hundreds of fans will see Mickey before he departs from Union Station bound for Los Angeles for a viewing party for the premier of the Disney Channel primetime special, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Choo Choo Express airing Sunday October 25th. Families and their kids can track Mickey’s travels online at

WHAT: The exhibit captures the history of Walt’s and Mickey’s love of trains with a nod to life on the railroad in the early 20th century. Introducing visitors to rare animation art, historic photography and some of Walt’s personal train-related artifacts, the gallery tells the story of a simpler time when Mickey and friends traveled by rail and Walt himself was building one-of-a-kind miniature railroads in his backyard for friends and family. Including photographs of Walt riding the “Lilly Belle” or Mickey rushing to catch a train in an early animation sketch from Mr. Mouse Takes A Trip, this unique art collection comprised of nearly two dozen pieces will be on display at Union Station for a limited time; select images will then move to Griffith Park in Los Angeles.]

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