An Experience
Unlike Anything
Else in the World

Get ready to rethink everything you know about puppets and puppeteers. Our live shows, workshops, exhibitions, and events will have you feeling like a kid again at the Center for Puppetry Arts. Limited FREE parking is available.

Cookie monster is seated behind a row of four large, plush, smiling cookies with chocolate chips, against a dark backdrop with green curtains. The Muppets smiling and posing for a group photo, showcasing their colorful and diverse characters. Henson 16x9 Textless A serene owl perched on a rooftop, silhouetted against a moonlit sky. Kermit, Crow T. Robot, Aughra puppets Muppets characters in a sketch, featuring a variety of puppets with unique personalities and expressions.
Now-August 4

Sesame Street the Musical

Join beloved characters in a heartwarming journey filled with captivating music and timeless lessons, perfect for the whole family!

Now-October 27

Down in Fraggle Rock Special Exhibition

Dance your cares away with a visit our new exhibition, featuring classic and new characters from both the original series and its 2022 revival.

August 10 | 6:00-9:45 PM

Jim Henson Idea Man Screening and Talk with Karen Falk

Join us for a special screening of Jim Henson Idea Man followed by a talkback with Jim Henson Company Archivist, Karen Falk.

August 13-September 8

Owl at Home

Step into Owl’s enchanting woodland abode, where he savors comforting soups and tear-water tea, while regaling you with heartwarming and whimsical tales across five charming episodes.

Open Tuesday-Sunday

Worlds of Puppetry Museum

Includes the Jim Henson Gallery (Sesame Street, The Muppets, and more) and our Global Gallery!

1st Saturday of the Month | 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Sketchbook Saturdays

Join us for Sketchbook Saturdays! On the first Saturday of every month, we welcome guests to practice their observational drawing with items on display in our galleries.

Today’s Events

Saturday July 13, 2024

Click here to view the full calendar of events.

Mark Your Calendars for Our Upcoming Events!

Things to Know Before You Visit

  • While masks are no longer mandatory, we recommend wearing a mask to protect those who are not eligible to be vaccinated.
  • Hand-sanitizing stations are available in abundance at the Center.
  • Please change your visit to another day if you’re not feeling well.
  • We will continue to monitor public health directives around COVID and modify our response accordingly.
School Groups

Great Options for Educators

We’ll Meet You Online

Digital Learning

Live, Interactive Programming

Through video conferencing and downloadable guides, we can bring the education and wonder of the Center for Puppetry Arts to your classroom.

Our curriculum-based workshops and puppet shows offer unique, interactive, and engaging experiences for your classroom or homeschool.

We’ll Come to You

Enjoy a Field Trip Without Ever Leaving the Classroom

If you want your students to enjoy a highly interactive educational experience, but a field trip isn’t an option, our traveling options offer great, in-person alternatives.

Thank You To Our Sponsors:

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