January 26, 10:30-11:30 AM
Jamestown Arts Center
18 Valley Street, Jamestown, RI
FirstWorks and the Jamestown Arts Center present a screening of family-focused short films selected from Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams film series, along with accompanying hands-on activities for children ages 7 and up.
Heather Henson is the daughter of puppetry legend, Jim Henson of Muppets fame. Her hand-picked Handmade Puppet Dreams series showcases independent puppeteers who use film to explore live-action puppetry. This program is part of a FirstWorks residency with Heather Henson’s IBEX Puppetry, culminating in the New England premiere of their live puppet spectacle, Ajijaak on Turtle Island at Moses Brown Woodman Center on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1.
Appropriate for ages 7+ (Themes may not be appropriate for younger children)
Pre-registration is highly recommended, $5 fee