Entries from All Ears® Guest Blog tagged with 'Marty Sklar'

Now it's time to say goodbye: Marty Sklar's family, friends, colleagues pay tribute to a Disney GIANT

Marty and Leah Sklar, center, are surrounded by family members prior to last year's Walt Disney Family Museum Lifetime Achievement Award ceremonies. Marty was the second recipient of the prestigious honor. [Courtesy of the Walt Disney Family Museum] Oct....

Leslie Sklar on her dad Marty's passing: 'We haven't yet understood just what we've lost'

Marty Sklar and Leah, his wife of 60 years, are saluted at a Ryman Arts function. The Sklars were co-founders of the arts scholarship program which honored the legendary Disney illustrator. [Courtesy of Ryman Arts] Lost in the craziness...

Disney Legend Marty Sklar learns that inspiration can be a two-way street

Marty Sklar, center, poses for a photo after his presentation at the Festival of the Arts in Epcot in February. From the left are Julian Robinson, Chuck Schmidt, Marty, Janet Schmidt and Gail Robinson. [Courtesy of Gail and Julian...

A November to remember for Disney Legend Marty Sklar

Mickey Mouse joins Neil Patrick Harris in presenting Marty Sklar with the prestigious Diane Disney Miller Lifetime Achievement Award on Nov. 1. [Photo courtesy of Joe Scarnic/Getty Images] If there's such a thing as a rock star in the...

Marty Sklar to be honored by Walt Disney Family Museum

Marty Sklar accepts a donation, bound for Ryman Arts, from Pacific Northwest Mouse Meet founder Don Morin, left, and Beci Mahnken, president of Mouse Fan Travel. [Courtesy of Don Morin] If Marty Sklar knew how hectic retirement was going...

Wayne Hunt and Hunt Design: As Disney as a non-Disney company can be

New signage at the San Diego Zoo was designed by Hunt Design of Pasadena, Calif. [Courtesy of Hunt Design] For most of his working life, Wayne Hunt has made a name for himself by telling people where to go....

Disney Legend Marty Sklar on Shanghai Disneyland: 'It's the best Disney park'

Disney Legend Marty Sklar greets a fan on Mickey Avenue during opening day at Shanghai Disneyland Resort. [The Walt Disney Company] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy About Disney AllEars.Net Guest Blogger The first time Marty Sklar walked down the...

Under Card Walker's guidance, Epcot begins to take shape

One of the many concept drawings, done in the mid-1960s, depicting the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow -- Epcot. [The Walt Disney Company] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy about Disney AllEars.net Guest Blogger In early 1956, several months after...

Windows on Main Street

Do you ever stop to look at the windows on Main Street USA? Each of those windows pays tribute to someone who has a significant place in Disney history . . . and each window tells a story. When...

Marty Sklar and Card Walker: A winning combination

CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy about Disney AllEars.net Guest Blogger In very real sense, Marty Sklar is the keeper of the flame ... the Disney flame, that is. Since retiring from the Walt Disney Company in 2009, Marty has gladly...

BOOK REVIEW: Dream It! Do It! My Half-Century Creating Disney’s Magic Kingdoms

Disney Editions has just released "Dream It! Do It! My Half-Century Creating Disney's Magic Kingdoms," an engaging and informative book by Marty Sklar, Disney Legend and longtime leader of Walt Disney Imagineering. With introductions by Ray Bradbury and Richard...

Disney gives tribute to "The Boys" Richard and Robert Sherman

by Guest Blogger: Jeremy Marx On March 11, 2010, two of the most recognized musicians from the 20th century were recognized by the Walt Disney Company when they were given a window on Main Street USA in Disneyland. While many...

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