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We know that planning a field trip is no easy task! Our Ticket Sales Office is open seven days a week to answer your questions and facilitate your order.
Advance purchase is highly recommended.

All group trips must be arranged by calling 404.873.3391.

Group pricing is applicable to all groups of 10 or more, with special discounts for school groups including:

  • Public & Private schools
  • Day care centers
  • Religious schools
  • Title 1 schools
  • Home educators 



ALL DATES, PRICES, AND TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
ALL SEATS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY.
TICKET PRICES FOR GROUPS GO UP BY $4 FOR SELECT RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER PERFORMANCES.

Please DO NOT email reservation requests.

Please review the Group Trip Guidelines for important information on how to make a group reservation, points to keep in mind when calling to reserve tickets, and guidelines to help us ensure that your visit is fun, safe and stress-free.

All three areas of programming at the Center for Puppetry Arts (performance, workshops, and Museum) support educational standards across the curriculum. Completing your field trip rationale form is easy — visit our Educator Resource page for information and assistance.

Performances

The Center's Family Series shows are recommended for ages 4 and up, but are open to all ages. Educator Resource Guides are available for download for each Center-produced Family Series performance during the school year at no charge. The New Directions Series shows are not recommended for all ages. See each show description for details.

Workshops

The Center provides a wide variety of interactive workshops for all age groups. Create-A-Puppet Workshops™, which allows your group to create, decorate, and perform with their very own puppet! Create-A-Puppet designs correlate with the current show theme. To-Go Kits are also available. 

Distance Learning

Arts-infused workshops and interactive puppet performances, conducted via videoconferencing and tailored to specific classroom topics and curriculum for PreK-12 groups. Consider adding a pre- and/or post- virtual fieldtrip before your visit to the Center!

Museum

Our brand new Worlds of Puppetry Museum features the largest collection of Jim Henson's puppets, as well as hundreds of puppets from around the world, all of which will delight and educate your students. Learn more about Museum programs.

Museum-Only Admission

Morning and Afternoon entry times are available.

Museum Tours

Group tours are scheduled by appointment and must be scheduled and purchased at least 2 weeks in advance.

All of our tours can be customized to your group’s grade level or specific educational needs! You can also choose the self-guided experience using one of our dynamic museum lesson plans that includes pre-, during-, and post-visit content. All museum experiences support K-12 educational standards across the curriculum.

Museum Store

The Center for Puppetry Arts’ Museum Store is filled with unique and educational souvenirs for all ages.

Stuff to know

  • PREVENT DISAPPOINTMENT! Advance purchase is HIGHLY recommended as many events sell out early.
  • All adults and children, ages two and up, must have a ticket.
  • Members receive priority seating for Family Series performances; however, we can only guarantee priority seating for Member tickets purchased at least 45 minutes prior to showtime.
  • Arrive at least 45 minutes prior to your first event to allow time for parking, check-in, last-minute bathroom breaks, and seating.
  • Contact the Ticket Sales Office to receive rainchecks for unused tickets; the Center does not issue refunds on unused tickets.
  • Contact the Ticket Sales Office at least 72 hours in advance to redeem vouchers/rainchecks.
  • Vouchers/rainchecks cannot be redeemed online.
  • To best accommodate persons with disabilities, please notify the Ticket Sales Office in advance so that we may be of assistance.
  • All events are subject to availability.
  • Limited FREE Parking. MARTA Accessible–A short walk from the Arts Center station.
  • Please check our website for a listing of sensory-friendly events that are specifically designed for those with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Be sure to enjoy our new playground, the Isdell Family Play Area—it’s great for kids of all ages to stretch all sorts of muscles (with adult supervision, weather permitting)!

Group Trip Guidelines

Important information on how to make a group reservation!