Disney’s EPCOT is becoming a land of festivals, and 2018 brought the second annual Festival of the Arts; and as they get more experience hosting these events, they are continually making significant improvements which enhance the guest experience.
The five-week long festival running from January 12th to February 19th, saw opportunities galore for exploring your artist within, from culinary arts to musical performances, artist lectures, hands-on learning opportunities and just chances to meet and talk with a number of Disney artists and legends.
Many of these opportunities were presented in a class-like setting. Most were free or had a small fee for materials. There were a few “premium” events that ran in excess of $250. This year, 3D artist Dave Avanzino came to EPCOT to teach his technique for creating unique works of art. We jumped at the chance to learn from one of our favorite Disney artists (ok, who are we kidding – he IS our favorite Disney artist!) His ability to create a work of art and make it Continue Reading →