Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Center for Puppetry Arts Announces Free Museum Saturdays

Fulton County Residents Enjoy Free Admission to Puppet Museum Exhibits

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Fair Citizens of Fulton County! The Center for Puppetry Arts announces Free Museum Saturdays for all Fulton County residents on the first Saturday of every month. Need a Fraggle fix? A Labyrinth look? A shadow puppet peek? Now is your chance to experience the Center’s plethora of puppets for free.

Fulton County residents, students attending a school in Fulton County, and Fulton County government employees with proper I.D. will all receive FREE admission to our museum exhibitions. Admission does not include performances or workshops. Eligible participants may purchase tickets for performances and workshops on Free Museum Saturdays at a 25% discount, subject to availability.

In addition to the Center’s permanent collection, “Puppets: The Power of Wonder,” the largest collection of global puppetry in the nation, the museum features three special exhibits featuring the art of Jim Henson: “Jim Henson: Wonders From His Workshop,” “Jim Henson: A Man and His Frog,” and “Jim Henson: Puppeteer.” These exhibits offer an unprecedented look inside the mind of one of the greatest puppet artists of all time, and feature some of the most beloved puppets ever created, including Big Bird, Kermit the Frog, Rowlf the Dog, Ernie, and the Swedish Chef.

Free Museum Saturdays for the 2010-11 Season will be held January 8, February 5, March 5, April 2, May 7 and June 4.Free museum admission is available to walk-up patrons only and is subject to availability. This offer is not available via phone or website.

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