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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.

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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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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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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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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.

* Lec­ture on His­tory of Pup­petsLec­ture on His­tory of Pup­pets

Time: 7:00 pm

Spe­cial guest lec­turer, Full Sail Instruc­tor of Art His­tory, Ms. Rachel Fugate, will enlighten us on the his­tory and visual cul­ture of pup­petry across a vari­ety of cul­tures. The pre­sen­ta­tion and lec­ture will be held in the his­toric home salon. Fol­low­ing the lec­ture, Cura­tor Rachel Frisby, will con­duct an infor­mal gallery tour with pup­petry col­lec­tion high­lights. Admis­sion will be .00 and includes lec­ture and gallery tour. Must pre­reg­is­ter at 407 – 647-6294 or info@polasek.org, as seat­ing is limited.

     
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