Michigan gets the Jim Henson exhibit in New York with dozens of puppets, costumes, and photos
DEARBORN, MI – You won’t have to travel to New York to see the work of one of history’s greatest puppeteers. “The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited” arrives in Michigan for three months in 2021.
The exhibition will be located inside the Gallery by General Motors at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn from Saturday June 5 to September 6.
This traveling exhibition will be a version of the Museum of Moving Image’s (MoMi) ongoing, which is permanently in New York. He will take an in-depth look at how Henson and his team of builders, performers and writers brought the worlds of “The Muppets”, “Sesame Street”, “Fraggle Rock”, “The Dark Crystal”, “Labyrinth” to life. and more.
The exhibition will feature puppets, character sketches, storyboards, scripts, photographs, film and television clips, behind-the-scenes footage and costumes. There will also be an interactive experience for visitors to try their hand at puppetry in front of the camera and design a puppet character. Visitors will also be able to see some of Henson’s experimental film projects and early work.
“The Jim Henson: Imagination Unlimited” exhibit will be free with membership or admission to the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation.
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