An Experience Unlike Anything Else in the World

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

Now on stage

The Ugly Duckling

Based on the beloved classic by Hans Christian Andersen
A young bird simply doesn’t fit in with the other ducks in the pond. Helped by some friendly forest sprites, the duckling sets out to explore the wonders of the pond. On his journey, he meets a cast of colorful characters and courageously braves the seasons that help him discover his true self.

new special exhibit

Masterpiece of Puppetry: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

The Worlds of Puppetry Museum includes the Global Collection Gallery and the Jim Henson Gallery, plus our brand new special exhibit Masterpiece of Puppetry: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Today’s Events

Wednesday July 28, 2021

Visitors Guide

Things to Know Before You Visit

We strongly recommend that you purchase your tickets in advance.

Limited FREE parking is available.

Mask Policy

Keeping the Little Ones Healthy

In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks are optional for individuals who are fully vaccinated,

We ask those who have not been vaccinated and children who are not eligible for the vaccine should continue to wear masks during their visit to the Center.

Center for Puppetry Arts staff will be wearing masks at all times when interacting with visitors.

Timed Museum Ticketing

Pre-Purchase is Recommended
  • Our timed ticketing policy helps us ensure low density and social distancing.
  • Your entry is valid for the time slot you have selected, so please be on time.
  • We are using a ticketless entry system and cashless operations for the safety of our guests and staff.

COVID Protocols

Help Us Keep Everyone Healthy
  • Masks are required for all staff.
  • The Center has increased the frequency of sanitizing and deep cleanings.
  • Hand sanitizing stations are available in abundance around the Center.
  • The Center is following the latest recommendations from the CDC and the Georgia Department of Public Health.
  • Staff will not enter the building if they are feeling ill.


While You’re With Us
  • We will encourage you to wear your mask at all times.
  • Videos and signage will help to ensure social distancing.
  • Guests are asked not to attend if they are feeling ill. We will happily change the date of your reservation. Call our ticket office at 404.873.3391 or email

Be Cool. Stay Safe. It’s something everyone can do to protect the kids!
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 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.

Center for Puppetry Arts Digital Learning

Thank You To Our Sponsors:

Yee Charitable Fund