MUSEUM EXHIBIT- The Global Collection
Audience: Children/Family/Adult
Description: The Global Collection celebrates puppetry traditions in major cultures from around the world. Highlighting the history of puppetry in Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas, this collection also demonstrates the use of the art form as a teaching and communication tool. Organized by continent, artifacts are displayed with rich, contextual backdrops and hands-on interactives that encourage patrons to immerse themselves in puppetry traditions from around the world.


MUSEUM EXHIBIT- The Jim Henson Collection
Audience: Children/Family/Adult
Description: This interactive exhibition follows Henson’s prolific imagination chronologically, transporting visitors through environments that typified the master puppeteer’s world, such as Jim’s Office and the Television Studio. In addition to learning how Henson’s characters came to life and are still performed, visitors can view iconic puppets such as Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy.


RESIDENT SHOW- Family Series and Adult & Teen Series
Duration: About 2 hours
Audience: Children/Family/Adult
Dates: Year-round
Description: The Center presents a wide array of puppetry for the entire family and for adults and teens, that includes original adaptations of classic stories, new works, and innovative shows by the Center's company as well as North American and international artists. Visit for current schedule.


WORKSHOP- Children's Workshops, Adult & Teen Education, Distance Learning & Outreach
Duration: Year-round
Audience: Children/Family/Adult
Puppet Style/Skill Taught: Various
Language(s): English
Description: Diverse education program where children create a puppet; adults and teens explore puppetry in depth; hands-on curriculum-based video conferencing creates a virtual field trip from any classroom; and limited, on location puppet building workshops/demonstrations enhance the learning experience. Click here for more information.