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4 Confirmed Refurbishments Coming Soon to Walt Disney World (June 2018)

3. American Heritage Gallery (Epcot)

Status: Confirmed 

Dates: Now - June 29, 2018

Though the biggest draw at The American Adventure pavilion is of course the show that shares its name with the entire pavilion, this location is also home to the American Heritage Gallery, which offers a look at some often-overlooked pieces of history. This summer, this gallery will be hosting a new exhibit titled "Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art" that will be opening in just over a weeks.

This new exhibit is being produced in cooperation with of the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture (MIAC) in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) in Washington, D.C. Some of the featured artists with works on display will be fashion designer Loren Aragon (Acoma Pueblo), noted doll maker Glenda McKay (Ingalik-Athabascan), and Juanita Growing Thunder (Assiniboine Sioux) from the Growing Thunder family of Montana. 

This exciting new exhibit will be open in just a few days, and is expected to stay at the pavilion indefinitely as the newest semi-permanent inhabitant for this corner of the pavilion. 

4. Former Sweet Spells location (Disney's Hollywood Studios)

Image: Disney

Status: Confirmed

Dates: Now - Summer 2018

Though Toy Story Land is opening in just a few days on June 30, 2018, Disney is going to be adding a brand new shop that sells primarily Toy Story merchandise inside the former Sweet Spells snack location on Sunset Boulevard. This former treat stop closed for good on April 15th, and the building has been walled off while this former grab and go dining spot is converted into retail space. No official re-opening date has been announced, but we'd assume that this project will be finished sometime in the coming weeks. Merchandise sold in this new shop wil include general Toy Story toys and apparel, as well as merchandise related to Toy Story Land, like that pictured above, even though this re-purposed shop won't actually be in Toy Story Land. 

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