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Special Screening of Jim Henson Idea Man

Join us for a special screening of Jim Henson Idea Man. This documentary takes us into the mind of this singular creative visionary, from his early years puppeteering on local television to the worldwide success of “Sesame Street,” “The Muppet Show,” and beyond. Featuring unprecedented access to Jim’s personal archives, filmmaker Ron Howard brings us a fascinating and insightful look at a complex man whose boundless imagination inspired the world.

Includes special virtual live Q&A after the screening with Jim Henson Company Archivist, Karen Falk.

Cash bar available

Ages 18 and up

Event Schedule

6:00 PM

Worlds of Puppetry Museum opens

7:00-9:00 PM

Screening of Jim Henson: Idea Man in Mainstage Theater

*15 minute intermission included

9:15-9:45 PM

Talkback with Karen Falk, Archivist of the Jim Henson Company

K. Falk Headshot
Archives Director, The Jim Henson Company Archives
Karen Falk
Since 1992, Karen Falk has served as the Archives Director and historian for The Jim Henson Company and is Vice President of The Jim Henson Legacy. She is the author of Imagination Illustrated: The Jim Henson Journal and the main contributor to the Jim Henson Company website “Jim’s Red Book.” As part of her work with The Jim Henson Legacy, she curated the Jim Henson’s Fantastic World exhibit which traveled throughout the country and has organized other Henson exhibits for museums, galleries and universities. Recently, Falk worked with the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta on the creation of their Worlds of Puppetry Museum and Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Journey to The Goblin City exhibit and is currently collaborating with the Museum of The Moving Image in New York on their permanent Jim Henson Gallery. In addition, Falk has contributed to numerous publications, documentaries, web sites and video releases relating to the life and work of Jim Henson.

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