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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of pup­petry.

* Behind-the-Scenes ToursBehind-the-Scenes Tours

Time: 1:00 pm

Get the behind-the-scenes gallery tour of the exhi­bi­tion with the pup­pet cre­ators and exec­u­tive staff of MicheLee Pup­pets. They’ll walk you through the col­lec­tion, ani­mate the pup­pets, and share the untold sto­ries behind each work of art. You’ll dis­cover hid­den mean­ing under­neath the lay­ers of foam, fur, and papier-mâché. Reg­u­lar Museum admis­sion rates apply. Space is lim­ited in the gallery, so there will be two sep­a­rate walk-through tours, one at 1:00 pm and again at 3:00 p.m.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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* Behind the Cur­tain ExhibitBehind the Cur­tain Exhibit

MicheLee Pup­pets and the Art of Pup­petry May 6, 2014– August 24, 2014 For­get about what you think you know about pup­pets and allow The Polasek Museum and MicheLee Pup­pets to sur­prise you in this col­lab­o­ra­tive exhi­bi­tion. Truly sculp­tural in form and intri­cacy, explore the vivid and cul­tur­ally diverse his­tory behind the art of pup­petry. With ori­gins dat­ing back to sev­eral ancient cul­tures, humans have used pup­pets as a means to con­vey the essence of emo­tion. From tra­di­tional folk to con­tem­po­rary styles of pup­petry see exam­ples rang­ing from mar­i­onettes, shadow and rod pup­pets, felted and furry ‘Muppet-like’ cre­ations, to one-of-a-kind char­ac­ters brought to life from the pages of a story book. All of the pup­pets on exhibit are hand-crafted and imbued with the abil­ity to express, artic­u­late, and move. Vis­i­tors will see a wide vari­ety of pup­pets which rep­re­sent a mul­ti­cul­tural per­spec­tive, bring­ing the rich his­tory of pup­petry to cen­ter stage. View exotic pup­pets from Java, Viet­nam, Europe, and Indone­sia as well as the “work­ing col­lec­tion” of MicheLee Pup­pets, the local non­profit orga­ni­za­tion who empower lives through the art of puppetry.

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