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Jim Henson’s World

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Jun 1, 2021 @ 10:00 amDec 31, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

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

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Free with museum admission

Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

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 are 47 puppets—including Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, The Swedish Chef, Big Bird, Elmo, Cantus Fraggle, and other popular favorites, character sketches, storyboards, scripts, photographs, and iconic costumes.

See film and television clips and behind-the-scenes footage and try interactive experiences like designing a puppet character.

Join 45-minute guided tours Saturdays at 1 pm ($5).

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