Jim Henson’s World

Museum of Moving Image 36-01 35th Avenue at 37 Street, Queens, NY
Free with museum admission

Explore Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture and learn how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth. Among the nearly 300 objects on view…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

Museum of the Moving Image

Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street, Astoria, NY
$20/ages 18+, $12/students & seniors, $10/ages 3-17

Explore film, TV and video games from nineteenth century optical toys to the latest in digital art with lots of hand-on exhibits in a spacious, modern building. HIGLIGHTS: 🎥 Over 1,400 artifacts in Behind the Screen 🚀Star Wars & Star Trek props 🖥 Hand-on moving making stations

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

LAIKA: Life in Stop Motion

Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street, Astoria, NY
Free with museum admission

Experiment with characters and environments from Coraline, ParaNorman, Missing Link and other popular LAIKA films and create short films to share and post online. Also see puppets, sets, and video clips from all five of the studio’s renowned films. See our guide to the Museum of the Moving Image. Thursday 2-6 pm Friday 2–8 pm…

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

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The Dark Crystal

Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street, Astoria, NY
$15, $11 seniors & students, $9/ages 3–17

See 1982, cult classic on a big screen. On a remote planet in the distant past, a Gelfling embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of a magical crystal, to restore order to his world. Using a mix of puppetry, animatronics, modern special effects, and more, The Dark Crystal creates a sense of…

Suggested Ages: 8 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly