Center for Puppetry Arts Blog

McFarlane Toys to Release Jareth: The Goblin King Figure

April 28, 2017 12:34
We KNOW you’ve already got all the Labyrinth Funko Pops, so here’s something new to add to your collection. Read more about the new McFarlane Toys Jareth action figure.

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Things to Do in May 2017 at the Center for Puppetry Arts

April 28, 2017 11:31
April showers bring May flowers, and we’ve definitely got a lot blooming this month! Our 2016-17 season is wrapping up in May, and we’re closing it out on a high note! Check out everything we have planned this month as we begin prepping for a jam-packed summer.

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Get it while it's hot! New Pete the Cat merchandise

April 19, 2017 15:38
Are you as obsessed with Pete the Cat as we are? Our Museum Store has some really fun Pete the Cat-related merchandise so you can continue the Pete fun at home. These items are only in our store for a limited time. Check it out!

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Center for Puppetry Arts 2017-2018 Season

April 18, 2017 10:42
The 2016-17 season is winding down, and we’re beginning to look ahead to next season! We have some amazing programming lined up: familiar shows, holiday favorites, fascinating panel discussions, classic films, countless educational workshops and much more. Take a look at everything we’re looking forward to in the upcoming 2017-2018 season at the Center for Puppetry Arts and start making your plans to visit.

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Report from the Festival de Casteliers 2017

April 11, 2017 09:47
Our associate producer Kristin Haverty recently attended the 2017 International Puppet Festival in Montreal. Read more for a report from her experience.

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Things to Do in April 2017 at the Center for Puppetry Arts

March 29, 2017 17:52
April showers bring May flowers, and this April, we’re showering you with a calendar PACKED full of exciting events and performances. From the premiere of our brand new show Pete the Cat and a unique opportunity to see masterful Japanese puppetry, to Museum tours and educational workshops, we are not slowing down. We hope you’ll celebrate the beginning of spring with us! Check it out:

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8 Fun Facts About Follow That Bird

March 9, 2017 12:55
“We’ll laugh our cares away on this easy going day…” We’re excited to present a showing of Sesame Street Presents: Follow That Bird this weekend! Before you go, let us help you brush up on your movie trivia. Here are 8 things you may not know about Follow That Bird:

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Fashion Designer Takes Inspiration from Labyrinth

March 7, 2017 10:27
Fashion houses filled their runways with familiar images at 2017 Paris Fashion Week. Many designers drew inspiration for their Fall 2017 collections from classic 80s movies—including Labyrinth. Check it out.

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Now accepting applications for Ningyo & Ningyōzuka: A Master Class in Japanese Puppetry

March 3, 2017 13:39
We are now accepting applications for Ningyo & Ningyōzuka: A Master Class in Japanese Puppetry, taking place on April 3. Visiting puppet artists Tom Lee (War Horse, Madama Butterfly) and Koryu Nishikawa V (Hachioji Kuruma Ningyo, Cart Puppetry Company of Japan) will present a special workshop exploring Japanese traditional puppetry techniques that have had an enormous influence on world puppetry performance.

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Things To Do in March 2017 at the Center for Puppetry Arts

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.

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