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Grand Opening of “The Work That Follows: 50 Years of UConn Puppeteers” on Saturday, July 11

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry  presents the grand opening of The Work That Follows: 50 Years of UConn Puppeteers on Saturday, July 11 . . .

2015 Summertime Saturday Puppet Show Series!

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once more present its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows for family audiences on six . . .

Toy Theater Workshop, Saturday, April 25, 1-5 p.m.

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry presents a one-day toy theater workshop for all ages led by Toy Theater Professor Dr. John Bell on . . .

“Reed + Light: Works by Anne Cubberly” and “Masters of the Marionette: Rufus and Margo Rose,” March 7-June 28, 2015

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present the grand opening of two new exhibitions: Reed + Light: Works . . .

2015 Spring Puppet Forum Series

2015 Spring Puppet Forum Series Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. (note new time) Ballard Institute Theater at Storrs Center   Wednesday, February 11: Matthew Cohen, “Playing with . . .

2015 Spring Puppet Performance Series

Afternoon shows for family audiences! The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its Spring Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from . . .

2015 UConn Winter Puppet Slam, Friday, February 6 at 8 p.m.

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry and the UConn Puppet Arts Program will present the 2015 UConn Winter Puppet Slam on Friday, February 6 at 8:00 p.m. in . . .

“Puppets on a Holiday,” Saturday, December 20 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.!

On Saturday, December 20 Puppet Arts Program graduate students Sarah Nolen and Ana Craciun will perform “Puppets on a Holiday” at 1:00 pm and 3:00 . . .

The Yiddish Art Trio, Friday, 12/12 at 7:30 p.m.

Michael Winograd’s acclaimed Yiddish Art Trio, known around the world for its stunning reinterpretions of klezmer music will perform for the first time in eastern . . .

Ballard Institute Holiday Hours

The Ballard Institute will close on Wednesday, December 24 and will reopen on Saturday, December 27 at 11:00 a.m. for regular business hours. The museum will close at 6:00 . . .

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