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The Center for Puppetry Arts Museum periodically displays Special Exhibits to explore a particular theme, artist, or culture. Admission to the Museum includes all Special Exhibits.

Títere, Loutka, Kukla… Puppet!
Jim Henson: Puppeteer
Jim Henson: Wonders From His Workshop


Títere, Loutka, Kukla… Puppet!
Rotating Exhibit
Love Family Atrium



Puppetry is a means of storytelling. As a result, different cultures often share the same basic components such as themes and character types. Títere, Loutka, Kukla… Puppet! is a rotating exhibit that highlights this common language by comparing two puppets from diverse uses and backgrounds. It demonstrates the way that the work of Jim Henson relates to the larger global picture of puppetry.

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Jim Henson: Puppeteer
On Long-Term Display
Special Exhibit Gallery


Photo courtesy of The Jim Henson Company

The exhibit features many puppets that Jim performed and created including Ernie, Rowlf the Dog, the La Choy Dragon, Dr. Teeth, The Swedish Chef, Bugsy Them and others. In addition to these puppets the exhibit features personal archival photographs, seldom seen designs and doodles, sketches, quotes and a behind-the-scenes video.

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All objects on loan from The Jim Henson Family Collection, courtesy of The Jim Henson Legacy and The Jim Henson Company. JIM HENSON mark & logo are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company and are used here with permission of Henson Family Properties, LLC. © 2013 The Jim Henson Company. FRAGGLE ROCK characters and elements are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company. © 2013 The Jim Henson Company. LABYRINTH characters and elements © 2013 Labyrinth Enterprises. MUPPET, MUPPETS and the Muppets Characters are registered trademarks of Disney. All rights reserved. © 2013 Disney. SESAME STREET® and associated characters, trademarks, and design elements are owned and licensed by Sesame Workshop. © 2013 Sesame Workshop. All Rights Reserved.

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Jim Henson: Wonders From His Workshop
On Long-Term Display
Love Family Atrium


TM & © The Jim Henson Company

Highlighting some of the performance and design contributions Jim Henson and his collaborators have made to the world of puppetry, this exhibit features the technological advances behind Fraggle Rock, Labyrinth and more. Come and experience past and current innovations that continue to inspire puppeteers and audiences around the world. On loan from The Henson Family Collection courtesy of The Jim Henson Legacy.

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For more information:
http://www.henson.com
http://www.jimhensonlegacy.org
http://www.hensonfoundation.org


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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.

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

Fulton County FREE Museum Saturdays
Free admission to our Museum Exhibits for Fulton County residents, students, and government employees the first Saturday of every month!

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