Enter the conceptually dazzling and creatively daring world of puppet theater and let your imagination fly. From 1992 to 2000, the Henson International Festival of Puppet Theater, New York's highly acclaimed, biennial review of state-of-the-art puppetry, presented epic gatherings of masks, marionettes, shadows, rod puppets, and found objects from around the world. Although we are not presenting another Festival, puppetry can still be seen at venues throughout the New York area. For more information, visit the current issue of Puppet Happenings at www.hensonfoundation.org.

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The Jim Henson Foundation
The Henson International Festival of Puppet Theater was founded by the Jim Henson Foundation in 1992. The Jim Henson Foundation has been developing and promoting the art of puppetry since 1982. To find out about the Foundation's granting program and other activities, click here.