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The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited

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Fri, May 26, 2017
Fri, June 30, 2017

Organized by the Museum of the Moving Image, The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture.

This comprehensive exhibition reveals how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The Muppet ShowSesame StreetFraggle RockThe Dark CrystalLabyrinth, and much more.

The exhibition features a broad range of artifacts related to Henson’s unparalleled career, including more than 20 puppets, character sketches, storyboards, scripts, photographs, film and television clips, behind-the-scenes footage, iconic costumes, and interactive experiences that allow visitors to try their hand at puppeteering on camera and designing a puppet.

Ernie and Bert from the television series Sesame Street.

Photo by John E. Barrett. © Sesame Workshop.

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