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James Maury Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990) was an American puppeteer, artist ... He founded Muppets, Inc., in 1958, which became the Jim Henson Company. ... A puppetry class offered in the applied arts department introduced him to the craft and textiles courses in the College of Home Economics, and he ...


The Muppets are an ensemble cast of puppet characters known for their self- aware, burlesque, ... Under Disney, the Muppets enjoyed revitalized success, starring in two films - The Muppets (2011) and Muppets ..... On July 25, 2007, the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta announced the opening of a new Jim Henson Wing, ...

Nov 20, 2015 ... 11/20/2015: Take a tour of the brand new Jim Henson Collection, open now at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, GA. music: "Far Apart" by ...


Center for Puppetry Arts is a museum and theater in Atlanta, Georgia which features traveling and permanent exhibits of puppets, and has two theaters which  ...


Our Film Series showcases puppets on the big screen – celebrating the art of puppetry as captured by the camera. Featuring ... The Muppet Christmas Carol.


Nov 2, 2015 ... Make way for Muppets at Atlanta's new World of Puppetry Museum. ... was one of the main characters of the 1983 fantasy film “Dark Crystal. ... Henson was a strong supporter of the Center for Puppetry Arts during his lifetime.


He's been on television for more than 50 years and in movies for nearly 30. Kermit the Frog is one of Jim Henson's puppets, better known as Muppets, and an ... Jim Henson were on hand for the opening of the Center for Puppetry Arts in 1978.


The success of Jason Segel's 2011 film The Muppets gave way to 2014's Muppets ... Here are five ways adults can connect with the Center for Puppetry Arts:.


Nov 12, 2015 ... Jim Henson's Muppets have a new home: Atlanta's Center for Puppetry Arts, where ... There's Kermit the Frog, looking assertive and fun-loving with a ..... movie called "The Cube" and the cult favorite film "The Dark Crystal.".