Contact: Vince Anthony, Executive Director & Lyrric Jackson
Phone: 404-873-3391 Fax: 404-873-9907
1404 Spring St.• Atlanta, GA 30309
The largest nonprofit organization in the United States dedicated to puppetry. The Center reaches more than 300,000 people per year with its enchanting performances, workshops and education programs for all ages, hands-on museum, distance learning and outreach programs, extensive resource library, and puppet-filled museum store! Headquarters of UNIMA-USA.
MUSEUM EXHIBIT- Puppets: The Power of Wonder
Dates: On long-term display
Dates: Open through May 24, 2015, come back to visit in fall of 2015 for the opening of our new Museum Exhibits!
Hours of Operation: Monday, closed; Tuesday-Friday 9am-3pm; Saturday, 10am-5pm; Sunday, 12pm-5pm
Description: Discover the world of puppetry in our educational and fun museum exhibition. Puppets: The Power of Wonder includes puppets from the Center's permanent collection, one of the largest collections of global puppetry in the nation. Learn about puppetry from around the world through over 350 puppets on display, including exquisite puppets from Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America.
RESIDENT SHOW- Family Series and Adult & Teen Series
Duration: About 2 hours
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 www.puppet.org for current schedule.
WORKSHOP- Children's Workshops, Adult & Teen Education, Distance Learning & Outreach
Puppet Style/Skill Taught: Various
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.