World Day Of Puppetry

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Join us on March 18 for our annual World Day of Puppetry celebration! We have some exciting activities both big and small planned this year. Some activities are free of charge, and others require Museum or show admission. Free activities take place 12-3 pm.

The centerpiece of this year's celebration is the unveiling of the Center's very own Tiny Door by Tiny Doors ATL! Our door will be door #11 on the Tiny Doors map, and the first permanent installation in Midtown. After the ribbon cutting, visitors will be treated to short performances by The Tiny Doors—a tiny, puppet version of The Doors.

Check out the schedule below:
11 am—The Dragon King (admission required)
11 am—Worlds of Puppetry Tour (museum and tour admission required)
12 pm—Ribbon cutting ceremony for the Center for Puppetry Arts' Tiny Door with Tiny Doors ATL (FREE)
12 pm—Puppet Pop Up cart about museum conservation begins in the Henson Creature Shop (museum admission required)
12 pm—Free activities begin and include global puppetry displays and demonstrations; workshops; and a Tiny Door puppet building activity (FREE until 3 pm)
12 pm—Create-A-Puppet Workshops open (Chinese Dragon marionette; all-inclusive admission required)
12:15 pm—"The Tiny Doors" in concert (FREE)
12:30 pm—Tale Time in the global gallery: The Beckoning Cat by Koko Nishizuka (museum admission required)
1 pm—The Dragon King (admission required)
1 pm—Jim Henson Collection Tour (museum and tour admission required)
1:15 pm—"The Tiny Doors" in concert (FREE)
2 pm—Tale Time in the global gallery: Anansi the Spider by Gerald McDermott (museum admission required)
2:15 pm—"The Tiny Doors" in concert (FREE)
3 pm—Puppet Pop Up cart ends
3 pm—The Dragon King (admission required)
3 pm—Free activities end
5 pm—Create-A-Puppet workshop closes; museum closes
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By: Center for Puppetry Arts

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