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2013-14 Season

Self-guided tour brochures are available, or you can request a guide (with advance notice).


Museum Tours | Museum Hours | Admission


Museum Tours

Behind-the-Scenes Tour | Puppetry Faces & Places | A Peek at Puppetry | Puppeteer-Fit



Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Ever wonder how the Center for Puppetry Arts creates puppet magic? This tour will give you a special behind-the-scenes peek at the largest non-profit organization in the United States dedicated to puppetry. You’ll visit our Puppet-Building Workshop, Scene Shop and many more spaces typically reserved for Center staff.

Sat and Sun @ 2pm and by special request for groups of 10 or more
Through June 2014

45 minutes in length

Recommended for ages 7 & up

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Puppetry Faces & Places
Discover puppets from around the world in Puppets: The Power of Wonder! This in-depth look at the Center’s permanent collection takes you on a journey across the continents to learn about the many global traditions of puppetry, an art form that exists in nearly every culture.

Tues, Wed, Fri @ 1pm and by special request for groups of 10 or more

30 minutes in length

Recommended for ages 4 & up

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A Peek at Puppetry
Did you know that there is some form of puppetry performed in every major civilization on our planet? Take a peek at the world of puppetry through this guided tour of the Center for Puppetry Arts’ Museum exhibitions. While on the tour, you will discover highlights of world puppetry traditions and the history of the art form.

Thur @ 1:30pm & 2:30pm and by special request for groups of 10 or more

45 minutes in length
Recommended for ages 7 & up


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Puppeteer-Fit
Being a puppeteer requires balance, strength and flexibility. Learn how to become “puppeteer-fit” by practicing the kinesthetic motions used in performance on this adventure through the museum.

Tues - Fri @ 11am and by special request for groups of 10 or more
July 2013 through June 2014*

Sat @ 12pm and by special request for groups of 10 or more
Oct 2013 through June 2014*
*Not available on Tuesdays during Discovery Days

30 minutes in length

Recommended for Pre-K - 3rd Grade

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2014-15 Season*

*2014-15 tours will begin June 1, 2014.

Guided tours may be purchased in advance or on the day of the tour.

Museum Hours | Admission



Individual Museum Tours

Puppetry Faces and Places | Behind the Scenes


Group Museum Tours
For groups of 10 or more. Must be scheduled and purchased at least one week in advance.

Puppeteer Fit | Exploring Stories: A Puppetry Point of View | A Peek at Puppetry




Individual Museum Tours


Puppetry Faces and Places
This in-depth look at the Center’s permanent collection takes you on a journey across the continents to learn about the many global traditions of puppetry. Includes an activity sheet for children.

TOURS:
Tues - Fri @ 1pm
Sat @ 12pm


Recommended for all ages

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Behind the Scenes
Ever wonder how we create puppet magic? This tour gives you a special behind-the-scenes peek at the Center. You’ll visit our puppet building workshop, scene shop, and more!

TOURS:
Sat & Sun @ 2pm

Recommended for ages 7 & up

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Group Museum Tours
For groups of 10 or more. Group tours are scheduled by appointment and must be purchased one week in advance.



Puppeteer Fit
Being a puppeteer requires balance, strength, and flexibility. Learn how to become “puppeteer-fit” by practicing the motions used in performance on this adventure through the Museum.

Recommended for Pre-K - 3rd Grade

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Exploring Stories: A Puppetry Point of View
Learn about character, setting, plot, and theme in this look at five classic stories that have been adapted for the puppet stage.

Recommended for 2nd - 3rd Grade

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A Peek at Puppetry
Discover highlights of puppetry traditions from around the world and the history of the art form.

Recommended for 6th Grade - Adult

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Museum Hours

Tuesday-Friday: 9am-3pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 12pm-5pm
Open until showtime for evening performances.

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Museum Admission

Adults, Children - $ 8.25
UNIMA Members - $8.25
Free to Members or with full-priced show admission.

Guided Tours:
Guided Tour Combo Ticket (all-inclusive ticket plus a guided tour) -
$11.25 for Members and $18.50 for non-Members

Guided Tour Ticket Only - $2 for Members and $10.25 for non-Members
$6.25 per person for groups of 10 or more.


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!




2013-14 Season sponsored in part by:

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Contact Us
Ticket Sales Office
tickets@puppet.org
Phone: 404.873.3391
Fax: 404.873.9907

Ticket Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 9am-4:30pm
Sat: 9:30am-5pm
Sun: 12pm-5pm





Accessory Box with Costumes and Heads; China. Permanent Collection.





Pre-Columbian Clay Figures made by the Huasteca people in Mexico; c. 1200-1500. Permanent Collection.





Mushrooms made by Basil Milovsoroff; c. 1955. Permanent Collection.