Center for Puppetry Arts Blog

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

November 30, 2017 13:25
The Atlanta weather is cooling off and the holiday spirit is in full swing at the Center for Puppetry Arts! We’re halfway through the run of our annual production of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. If you haven’t joined us yet this season, don’t wait—tickets for December’s performances are going quickly! Here’s a look at everything we’ve got going on this month at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

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

November 1, 2017 10:30
Halloween has come and gone, and the winter holidays are on their way in! This month, we celebrate the return of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and welcome a brand-new special exhibit about Indian puppetry, with a bunch of special activities to celebrate both. Check out everything that’s on the calendar for this month and plan to join us!

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

June 27, 2017 17:14
The weather is heating up, but we are keeping very cool at the Center for Puppetry Arts. If you’re looking for some indoor fun during your summer vacations (or staycations), or looking for unique Atlanta attractions to entertain your out-of-town guests, we’ve got a whole month-full of suggestions. We’ve got shows, tours, educational programming and—perhaps most important—air-conditioning!

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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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Jim Henson's Impact on Television

November 17, 2016 14:46
Jim Henson didn’t set out to be a puppeteer; instead, he had ambitions to work in television, and puppetry was his first step into the industry at age 16, when he responded to a casting call for puppeteers for a new local morning show. Fast forward to Sam & Friends and beyond, and it’s safe to say his programming was revolutionary, and his impact on the small screen is immeasurable. Read on for some highlights of Jim’s television career, all of which are documented in our Worlds of Puppetry Museum.

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