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Discovery Days: Discover Asia

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K-5TH Grade

Ongoing activities 10am-12:30pm

Join us as we celebrate puppetry traditions in other cultures through intimate, interactive programs.



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  • From Story to Stage: Enjoy an interactive storytelling/puppetry experience featuring a Jataka tale from India and a Chinese dragon story. 
  • Puppet Creation Station: Build and perform with your own Chinese Dragon shadow puppet and celebrate diverse shadow puppetry traditions across Asia. 
  • Discover Puppetry Cart: Experience, hands-on, the “high art” that is the ancient Bunraku puppetry of Japan and the “folk art” that is the Kathputli puppetry of Rajasthan and see amazing examples of these puppets in our amazing Museum!