Saturday, Aug 25, 6pm-10pm

Podling Preview Party


The Jim Henson Company

Member Only Event!

Saturday, Aug 25, 6pm-10pm

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Podling Preview Party

Members Only Event

Saturday, Aug 25, 6-10pm

With a Dual Level Membership ($75) or higher, you can receive free admission to our special Members Only Podling Preview Party for our brand-new special exhibit Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: World of Myth and Magic. Be the first to see the mesmerizing collection of puppets, prototypes, and artwork and get a behind-the-scenes look at how the planet Thra came to be! 


The Podling Preview Party includes:

6:00 - 10:00 PM

•  Preview of the special exhibit Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: World of Myth and Magic

•  The Dark Crystal interactive unveiling: be among the first to pose with the Center's Dark Crystal replica. Touch the shard, illuminate the Crystal, and share your photo!

6:00 - 9:00 PM

•  Special puppet building activity: build your very own Little Fizzgig Hand Puppet puppet to take home!

•  Admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum featuring the largest collection of Jim Henson puppets, props, and costumes in the world

•  Complimentary light bites

•  Beer and wine available for purchase

8:00 - 9:45 PM

•  Screening of the cult classic film, The Dark Crystal, in the Center's Mainstage Theater

NOTE: The film will have closed captioning for the hearing impaired.


How to Reserve Your Tickets online:

  • Not yet a Member?  Click here to add a Membership to your shopping cart (select a Membership level, then click the Donate Now button).  From your shopping cart, click the Continue Shopping button to be redirected to the Calendar page.
  • Already a Member?  Log in to your existing account.  You’ll be redirected to the Calendar page.
  • On Calendar page, click thru to Saturday, Aug 25 and click Purchase button for Podling Party *Members Only.
  • Select number of tickets to add to shopping cart.  Ticket limits are based on Membership level.
  • Click Purchase button.
  • Click Continue Shopping or Proceed to Checkout button as appropriate.
  • If not yet a Member, you’ll be instructed to register a new account or log into an existing one to make your payment and complete your Membership purchase and ticket reservation.