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Sesame Street: The Premiere

Sesame Street- The Premiere

November 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Museum of the Moving Image

36-01 35 Avenue at 37 Street Queens
Astoria    + Google Map

Free with museum admission
On the actual date that marks the 50th anniversary of Sesame Street’s debut, see a screening of the first show with a special panel of guests including Bob McGrath (Bob), Frank Biondo (Camera Operator), and Dick Maitland (Sound Effects).

Before or after the screenings, visit interactive Jim Henson’s World, see Star Wars memorabilia and play classic arcade games.

Jim Henson’s World

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…

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Jim Henson’s World

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…

More info

Museum of the Moving Image Pay-As-You-Wish Hours

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.

More info