The Pittsburgh Children’s Museum And Pixar Collaborate On New Exhibit

The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh announced that its collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios will be creating an interactive exhibit based on the movie.

Pixar Animation Studios to create a new interactive exhibit based on its hit animated feature, Inside Out. The exhibit, entitled Emotions at Play with Pixar’s Inside Out, will offer visitors interactive experiences that will help them recognize, understand and balance their emotions while on an extraordinary adventure of storytelling and imagination.

This will be the first interactive exhibit based on the film. Visitors learn about the important role emotions and memory play in our lives through a collection of newly created analog and digital experiences set in the locations of central character 11-year old Riley’s Mind World, including Headquarters, Long Term Memory, Imagination Land and Dream Production.

The project pairs the Children’s Museum’s commitment to good design principles, Play with Real Stuff philosophy and commitment to diversity with Pixar’s history of employing world-class creative talent and technology to create computer-animated feature films with memorable characters and heartwarming stories that appeal to audiences of all ages.

Animation Studios will be creating an interactive exhibit based on the movie.


The exhibition will premiered at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh on September 26, 2020, and begin its tour to museums and libraries across the country in May 2021. 

About Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh
Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is a place that delights and inspires children, where they can take off on fantastic flights of imagination daily, and return to earth to splash in a river, hammer a nail and ink a silkscreen. With 80,000 square feet of space, the Museum welcomes more than 307, 000 visitors annually and provides tons of fun and loads of “real stuff” experiences for play and learning. The Museum was voted one of the nation’s Ten Best Museums for Families in USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Contest in 2017, and named one of the nation’s fifteen top children’s museums by Parents Magazine in 2015. In April 2019, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Museum opened MuseumLab, a new museum for older kids, in the former Carnegie Free Library of Allegheny next door. This project transformed a historic landmark on Pittsburgh’s North Side and completed what is now the nation’s the largest cultural campus for children.

About Pixar Animation Studios
Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $14 billion at the worldwide box office. “Onward,” Pixar’s 22nd feature, opens in theaters on March 6, 2020. 

About Inside Out
Pixar’s hit animated feature Inside Out is the story of 11-year-old Riley, who like all of us, is guided by her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley’s mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San Francisco as Joy, Riley’s main and most important emotion, tries to

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