Disney’s WonderGround Gallery: What It Is and Why You Should Visit

Disneyland's WonderGround Gallery as seen on Babble's Disney VoicesNext time you’re at Disneyland’s Downtown Disney District, make sure to take a nose around the WonderGround Gallery.

Distinctive, eclectic and uncommon, Disney describes its contemporary gallery as “a blank canvas, providing the ultimate venue where unique art collections, works from a new generation of artists and unexpected finds in home and lifestyle merchandise, take center stage.”

Drawing inspiration from Disney’s artistic storytelling heritage, the WonderGround Gallery invites local and domestic artists to showcase their unique interpretations of all things Disney in a range of fantastic styles, techniques and mediums.

It all adds to the gallery’s artsy vibe, and gives guests a chance to add to their Disney collections with a selection of merchandise – think original artwork, limited-edition giclees, deluxe prints, t-shirts, mugs, magnets, home and lifestyle products, books, journals, note cards, picture frames, novelty pens, stencils, vases, paperweights and more.

And coming up in June, guests will have a chance to check out what happens when Disney magic meets pop culture in a new exhibit called “Pop Fusion.”

Showcasing original and limited edition artwork plus merchandise inspired by the pieces on display, the exhibit will also have artists Liana Hee, Dave Quiggle, Michelle Romo and Imagineer Danny Handke on hand for a special appearance and signing on June 15, 2013 from 10 a.m. to noon.

A sneak peek:

  • "Cheshire Cat" by Danny Handke 1 of 4
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  • "Wish I Could Be" by Liana Hee 2 of 4
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  • "Donald’s Temper" by Dave Quiggle 3 of 4
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  • "Mickey and Minnie Mouse" by Michelle Romo 4 of 4
    Mickey and Minnie PopFusion Exhibit as seen on Babble's Disney Voices

 

Photo credits: Disney Parks & Resorts (lead photo only). Please see each slide for artwork titles and artist names.

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