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Taste of Epcot International Festival of the Arts Starts Friday January 8th!

When you think of Epcot, art, and food, what's the first thing that comes to mind? For me, it's The Taste of Epcot International Festival of the Arts of course! From tasty sushi donuts to fun interactive photo ops you will have a blast with all that there is to do!

The Festival starts this Friday, January 8th, and runs through February 22nd.

There will be art-inspired photo opportunities and Festival merchandise available! Check out some of the Visual Art Highlights:

Animation Academy

Daily 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM at America Gardens Theatre

An Animation Artist leads Guests through a step-by-step lesson on how to draw some of their favorite Disney Characters. Guests receive their own artist board, paper, and pencil to use during the lesson.

Artful Photo Ops

Enjoy picture-perfect spots along World Showcase inspired by these works of art:

  • Homage to Frida Kahlo

  • Mona Lisa – Leonardo da Vinci

  • The Scream – Edvard Munch

  • Washington Crossing the Delaware – Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze

  • Luncheon of the Boating Party – Pierre-Auguste Renoir

  • Peter Pan Storybook

  • Birth of Venus – Sandro Botticelli

  • Café Terrace at Night and Sunflowers – Vincent van Gogh

Must-See Exhibits

Admire colorfully curated collections from Disney artists!

  • Chalk Art

  • Art of Disney – American Adventure Pavilion

  • Mexico Folk Art Gallery – Mexico Pavilion

  • Stave Church Gallery – Norway Pavilion

  • House of the Whispering Willows – China Pavilion

  • Bijutsu-kan Gallery – Japan

  • Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art – American Adventure Pavilion

  • Race Against the Sun: Ancient Technique to Modern Competition

  • Tale as Old as Time: French Storytelling on Stage and Screen – France Pavilion

Figment’s Brush with the Master's Scavenger Hunt

Help Figment learn about art on this scavenger hunt around World Showcase. (A purchase of the map is required for this event)

A Paint by Number Mural

Join your fellow artists as you work together to complete a larger-than-life paint-by-number mural in this complimentary and one-of-a-kind experience.

+ Even More Interactive Experiences

From culinary arts to performing arts to visual arts, there is something for everyone at the Taste of Epcot International Festival of the Arts!

Contact your favorite Part of That World Travel Agent for more information. Don’t have one? Reach out to us here and we will pair you up with one!


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