October 21, 2023 – February 25, 2024 in the Spotlight Gallery, the Museum presents
“Pollyanna Valley” a celebration of the beloved Disney film starring Hayley Mills
much of which was filmed in the Napa and Sonoma valleys
On exhibition through February 25, 2024 in the History Gallery: Pollyanna Valley —the story of the beloved Disney film Pollyanna (1960) starring Disney Legend Hayley Mills and featuring filming locations in the Napa and Sonoma Valleys. Discover why Walt Disney chose the city of Santa Rosa and the surrounding Napa and Sonoma countryside—including locations in St. Helena, Calistoga, and Petaluma—to represent an idyllic turn-of-the-century town. Enjoy rare behind-the-scenes photographs from the making of the film and original lobby cards and posters. Play the “Glad Game” for yourself. Pollyanna Valley is presented in collaboration with The Walt Disney Family Museum with text by Disney historian Joseph Titizian, curated by Bri Bertolaccini with Joel Kurtz.
NEW: check out this list of some of the filming locations!