Don’t Miss This Cool Celebrity Detail at Disney’s Art of Animation Hotel

There are lots of Disney secrets that many guests may have no idea about.

Art of Animation Resort

Disney Cast Members sometimes use special codes to communicate with each other, we’ve spotted many hidden details in Disney art, and did you know about the Subway restaurant UNDERNEATH Magic Kingdom? We stopped by Disney’s Art of Animation Resort recently and found a hidden secret we’re betting you don’t know!

A Cast Member in Art of Animation’s main hall, Animation Hall, told us something very interesting about some artwork you can see when walking through the lobby.

Animation Hall

This hotel is all about Disney animation, so throughout the resort you’ll see nods to the artistic process in the form of early character sketches and bright drawings.

Art of Animation lobby

One of the key features inside this hotel’s lobby is a large chandelier that is decorated with Disney character sketches.


When the resort first opened, Pat Carroll, the voice of Ursula, and Jodi Benson, the voice of Ariel, from Disney’s The Little Mermaid signed some artwork that you can see within that chandelier!

Ursula artwork signed by Pat Carroll

You can spot the artwork that they signed, but you’ll have to look closely!

Ariel artwork signed by Jodi Benson

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