The Animation Academy:
From Pencils to Pixels®
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The Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels®
Feb 4-Sep 10, 2023
You’ll love learning more about the magical world of animation through The Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels®. The many interactive stations in this exhibition provide opportunities for visitors to create and experiment. Explore animation and storytelling, from traditional hand-drawn cels to exciting breakthroughs in stop-motion and CGI. Create your own stop-motion animated short, learn about the art of storyboarding, go behind the scenes with artists and animators, and see the world’s largest traveling 3D zoetrope. Snap photos in sets of some of your favorite shows.
Enjoy unprecedented access to rare treasures from a variety of studios and collections including The Clokey Estate, Chuck Jones Center Archive, and Screen Novelties. See unique 3-D models and collectibles from the industry and films that have made history, as well as original artwork from the classics including pencil drawings, painted cels, and painted backgrounds.
From watching Saturday morning cartoons to being awe-struck by amazing CGI on the big screen, animation brings us together, and it has a fascinating history. You’ll leave with memories to last a lifetime.
The Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels® was created by Stage Nine Design and is distributed by Exhibits Development Group.