May 30, 2018 15:56
The Center for Puppetry Arts team recently visited Hollywood, where The Jim Henson Company hosted a fundraiser in our benefit! In addition to supporting the Center for Puppetry Arts, the event was also held to honor legendary Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney. It was an evening full of star performances, heartfelt speeches, laughter, happy tears, and, yes, lots of puppets! Here are some of the highlights:
March 23, 2018 10:12
Spring is finally here in Atlanta, and the fun is blooming at the Center for Puppetry Arts! We’ve got a favorite Family Series show on stage, a beloved documentary, exciting educational programs and more. Check out everything on our calendar this April and make your plans to come visit!
November 30, 2017 13:25
The Atlanta weather is cooling off and the holiday spirit is in full swing at the Center for Puppetry Arts! We’re halfway through the run of our annual production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. If you haven’t joined us yet this season, don’t wait—tickets for December’s performances are going quickly! Here’s a look at everything we’ve got going on this month at the Center for Puppetry Arts.
November 1, 2017 10:30
Halloween has come and gone, and the winter holidays are on their way in! This month, we celebrate the return of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and welcome a brand-new special exhibit about Indian puppetry, with a bunch of special activities to celebrate both. Check out everything that’s on the calendar for this month and plan to join us!
June 27, 2017 17:14
The weather is heating up, but we are keeping very cool at the Center for Puppetry Arts. If you’re looking for some indoor fun during your summer vacations (or staycations), or looking for unique Atlanta attractions to entertain your out-of-town guests, we’ve got a whole month-full of suggestions. We’ve got shows, tours, educational programming and—perhaps most important—air-conditioning!
February 28, 2017 15:12
March is here, and that means spring is upon us! And this spring, lots of exciting events are blossoming at the Center for Puppetry Arts. If you need a cure for your winter cabin fever, get out of the house and join us this month. Here’s everything we have lined up in March 2017.
November 17, 2016 14:46
Jim Henson didn’t set out to be a puppeteer; instead, he had ambitions to work in television, and puppetry was his first step into the industry at age 16, when he responded to a casting call for puppeteers for a new local morning show. Fast forward to Sam & Friends and beyond, and it’s safe to say his programming was revolutionary, and his impact on the small screen is immeasurable. Read on for some highlights of Jim’s television career, all of which are documented in our Worlds of Puppetry Museum.