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A rotating exhibition series, The Art of Puppet Making showcases the talent and vision of extraordinary puppet-makers. Puppet making is an all-encompassing endeavor. No other art form blends the disciplines of sculpture, drawing, and painting with the laws of physics and gravity, as well as the science of anatomy. From the archives of the Center for Puppetry Arts and the private collections of puppet makers, come these collections of unique visuals that will broaden your understanding and appreciation for the artistry involved in creating puppets.

The Art of Puppet Making:
Marjorie Batchelder McPharlin



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Previous Special Exhibits

The Center has hosted a number of Special Exhibits to reflect unique themes and topics. Past exhibits have included Salem, the Talking Cat: Seven Years of "Sabrina" Magic!, Art Clokey's Gumby, The First 50 Years, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, PUPPETRY IN FOCUS: Treasures from Our Global Collection, and BREAKING BOUNDARIES: Adult Puppetry in the 1980s and MASKS: Outer Image, Inner Spirit, among others. The Center has also hosted traveling exhibitions, including the Art of the Muppets.

Download the full list of previous special exhibits. (PDF format).


2012-13 Season sponsored in part by:

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Contact Us
Kelsey Fritz
kelseyfritz@puppet.org
Phone: 404.881.5130
Fax: 404.873.9907



Museum Hours
•Tues-Fri: 9am-3pm
•Saturday: 9am-5pm
•Sunday: 11am-5pm
Extended hours during evening events.

Museum Admission (without performance ticket)
Individuals - $8.25
Members - FREE

Tickets include PUPPETS: The Power of Wonder.

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Visit our Museum Exhibits free of charge every Thursday from 1-3pm.

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