Disney Springs Adds New Mural in Honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

by | May 24, 2024 | Disney Springs, WDW Blog

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Disney Springs has added a new mural by Houston artist Emily Ding titled “Taking Flight.”

May celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and both Disneyland Resort and Disney World have showcased a variety of offerings. Over at Walt Disney World, Disney Springs has continued to add to their Disney Springs Art Walk: A Canvas of Expression, a popular feature showcasing works from a variety of diverse artists. And they’ve just unveiled a new piece by artist Emily Ding.

Emily Ding Mural at Disney Springs

To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Houston artist Emily Ding painted a new mural at the Disney Springs Art Walk: A Canvas of Expression. Ding’s mural is titled “Taking Flight,” and it’s the latest to join the art walk, which is a popular part of Disney Springs. This art walk showcases the creative works of a diverse group of artists.

Currently, participating artists include:

  • TRATOS: El Nido (The Nest)
  • Nardstar: The Voices in My Head
  • Mila Sketch: This must be the place!
  • Thao French: Space in Time
  • Andrew Hem: Happy
  • Ernesto Maranje: The Path to Everywhere
  • Ernest Shaw: Crossing Gods
  • Nneka Jones: Create Your Spotlight
  • Eduardo Kobra: Magical Connections (Conexões Mágicas)
  • Nani Chacon: Giving Land Back
  • David Anthony Geary: Joy is Portable
  • Don Rimx: Flor de Oro
  • Leo Gomez: You Warm My Heart
  • Leah Abucayan: Umunlad
  • Chad Mize: Say It Without Saying It
  • Stacey Aoyama and Eric Tan: Family Journey

These beautiful works of art can be found throughout the Town Center at Disney Springs. You can learn more about the stories behind each of these works of art by clicking here.

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Morgan is the Staff Editor for WDW Magazine. A lifelong Disney fan, her dream day involves just about anything to do with Animal Kingdom. Along with several years of experience writing about Disney, Morgan has also written as a contributing writer for Well + Good, Scary Mommy, Brit + Co, and Baby Chick.
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