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Our Film Series showcases puppets on the big screen – celebrating the art of puppetry as captured by the camera. Featuring classic movies, hidden gems, and contemporary productions, our Film Series explores puppetry through narratives, documentaries, and short films.

To order tickets call 404-873-3391 or visit
(Tickets to Members Only films must be reserved by phone.)

FILM PRICING: Advance purchase is highly recommended.
Member: FREE, please note that Member tickets to films must be reserved by phone (404-873-3391)
General Public: Starting at $10.50

Next 2015-16 Film

Saturday, Dec 5, 2015

Celebrate Gumby's 60th anniversary with an evening of your favorite episodes! Specially curated for the Center by Joe Clokey, son of Gumby creator Art Clokey, this screening will feature handpicked episodes and clips of The Gumby Show.

Curated by Joe Clokey
All ages
50 min/Family

Location: Mainstage Theater
Cost: $10.50; FREE for Center Members


Upcoming 2015-16 Films

Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
Saturday, Jan 30, 2016

Members Only Pre-Film Event:

Victor is pledged to marry Victoria, but while he is walking through the woods he accidentally puts her wedding band on the skeletal finger of the enchanted Corpse Bride who takes him to a mysterious world where they are now married.

Directed by Tim Burton and Mike Johnson
Rated PG
2005/75 min/Fantasy, Musical

Location: Mainstage Theater
Cost: $10.50; FREE for Center Members

Valentine’s Night Out at the Center

Saturday, Feb 13, 2016

Celebrate Valentine’s Day at the Center for Puppetry Arts! Take a romantically-themed guided tour of our museum exhibits, share beer and wine from our cash bar, and enjoy other fun puppet-themed activities throughout the evening.

Ages 18 & up

Location: Atrium
Cost: TBA


Saturday, Apr 9, 2016

Sarah inadvertently wishes her baby brother away to the Goblin King, who will keep the baby if she does not complete the Labyrinth, a maze filled with strange creatures and mind-bending puzzles, before time runs out.

Directed by Jim Henson
Rated PG
1986/101 min/Fantasy, Adventure

Location: Mainstage Theater
Cost: $10.50; FREE for Center Members

Davy Jones’ Locker
Saturday, May 7, 2016

The exquisitely crafted marionettes of legendary puppeteer Bil Baird (famously featured in “The Lonely Goatherd” sequence in The Sound of Music) are the stars of this rollicking musical adventure about a young boy who falls in with a band of pirates.

Directed by Joseph Jacoby
Rated G
1995/52 min/Family, Musical

Location: Mainstage Theater
Cost: $10.50; FREE for Center Members

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