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Check out the whimsical new Jim Henson museum exhibit in NYC

Check out the whimsical new Jim Henson museum exhibit in NYC
Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the Moving Image

Can you imagine how grim our world would be without the influence of Jim Henson? For those of us who learned comedy, whimsy and even literacy from Sesame Street and the Muppet franchise, the Museum of the Moving Image has provided the ultimate treat: a permanent exhibition featuring over 47 Muppet and puppet characters; 27 screens of archival footage from The Dark Crystal, The Muppet Show, Fraggle Rock and beyond; and stories of how the great genius and his architects brought to life some of our favorite characters. Check out these pictures from the Museum:

Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the Moving Image

 

 

 

Photograph: Courtesy Museum of the Moving Image

 

 

 

 

 

"The Jim Henson Exhibit" opens Saturday, July 22 and admission is $15. You can learn more and buy tickets here

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