ONLINE: Pillaging Pirates and Grim Grinning Ghosts: The Legacy of X Atencio



After 30 years in animation, Francis Xavier Atencio—better known as X Atencio—became one of the most influential Imagineers of his time, developing dialogue and music for attractions including Adventure Thru Inner Space, Haunted Mansion, and Pirates of the Caribbean. Join his daughter, Tori Atencio McCullough, former Director of Interior Design at Walt Disney Imagineering, and granddaughter Kelsey McCullough, Manager, Product Management at Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, as they discuss Atencio’s indelible contributions to The Walt Disney Company, his impact on their own careers at Disney, and the legacy he left behind.

Location: Online

Ticketed Event: Member $5 | General $10 | Ticketholders will receive private access to view the online presentation at 11 AM on the day of the program. If you reserve a ticket after 11 AM on January 24, the program link will be included in your email confirmation from ACME Technologies. Presentation accessible for 24 hours.

Public programming for the Bowers Museum is generously sponsored by the Cramer Family Trust.

TICKETS: Online. Questions? E-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 714.567.3677. Proceeds benefit Bowers Museum Education Programs. Tickets are non-refundable.


Event details

January 24, 2021 11:00 am - 11:59 pm