June 27, 2018 10:57
For one weekend only, experience the beauty, ingenuity, and hilarity of original short-form puppetry by talented artists from across the United States during the National Puppet Slam! These contemporary pieces for adult audiences have been nominated by their respective slams and curated for an evening of short works that aspire to be as varied as the vast national network of independently produced puppetry slams it celebrates.
June 26, 2018 12:41
This summer in Atlanta is off to a hot, rainy start, but we’re keeping things nice and cool and the Center for Puppetry Arts! This month, we have a legen-dairy Family Series production, Tale Time and toddler activities, an Explore Puppetry Series workshop for adults, guided tours and more! Take a look at our schedule for July and make your plans to come see us this summer!
May 30, 2018 17:51
Happy June! Atlanta’s schools are out, and the summer fun is officially IN! This month, our calendar is packed with things to do for both our family and adult audiences: we’ve got three shows, a very special workshop, new items in the museum, FREE ICE CREAM, and more! Check out what’s on our calendar, and make your plans to come see us this summer!
May 30, 2018 15:56
The Center for Puppetry Arts team recently visited Hollywood, where The Jim Henson Company hosted a fundraiser in our benefit! In addition to supporting the Center for Puppetry Arts, the event was also held to honor legendary Sesame Street puppeteer Caroll Spinney. It was an evening full of star performances, heartfelt speeches, laughter, happy tears, and, yes, lots of puppets! Here are some of the highlights:
April 30, 2018 14:50
April showers bring May flowers, and our calendar is blooming this spring! We have three performances (two Family Series and one New Directions Series), museum activities and events, and educational offerings for all ages. Take a look at this month’s calendar and make a plan to visit us!
March 23, 2018 10:12
Spring is finally here in Atlanta, and the fun is blooming at the Center for Puppetry Arts! We’ve got a favorite Family Series show on stage, a beloved documentary, exciting educational programs and more. Check out everything on our calendar this April and make your plans to come visit!
February 23, 2018 10:02
Spring has arrived early, and if you’re ready to get out of the house, we’ve got you covered. This March, our calendar is packed with THREE Family Series productions, Explore Puppetry Series workshops, Women’s History Month celebrations, museum tours and so much more! Check out the schedule and make your plans to visit this March.
January 31, 2018 13:33
While wait for spring to arrive in Atlanta, we’re happy to spend plenty of time inside the nice, warm Center for Puppetry Arts! February may be a short month, but we’ve packed a ton of fun into these four short weeks. Check out everything we have on the calendar this month, and make your plans to join us!
December 29, 2017 10:36
Happy New Year! We’re ready for a really exciting 2018, and we hope you are too! We’re kicking off the new year with an action-packed January, and our calendar is full of educational opportunities for all ages, movies, a celebration of our new India exhibit, a Dark Crystal game night and SO much more, including two Family Series productions. Keep reading to see the whole lineup and make your plans to visit us this January!
December 12, 2017 14:54
The holidays are right around the corner! Have you finished your shopping yet? If you’re stuck on your remaining gift ideas, let us help! The Center for Puppetry Arts Museum Store has a wide selection of super cool gifts perfect for everyone on your list. From home goods and collectibles to budget-friendly items and—yes, of course—puppets, we have gifts for everyone on your list. Here’s your 2017 Center for Puppetry Arts holiday gift guide. Stop by and see us! (Don't forget that Center Members receive a 10% discount in the store!)