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Jim Henson's Fantastic World

July 12, 2008 – October 5, 2008

Museum: Ripley Center

Sponsor: SITES

Location: International Gallery, Sublevel 3

This exhibition explores the creativity and "visual thinking" of artist, puppeteer, film director, and producer Jim Henson (1936-90). On view are some 100 original artworks, including drawings, cartoons, and storyboards; television and movie props; photographs of Henson and his collaborators at work; original video productions, including excerpts from Henson's early career and experimental films; and Muppets, including Kermit the Frog, Rowlf, Bert, Ernie, and Nutty Bird.

Several Videos (running continuously)

Organized by The Jim Henson Legacy and SITES; will travel under the auspices of SITES

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