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“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 . . .

“Stages of Enchantment: The Puppet Theaters of Blair Thomas & Company,” October 25, 2014-February 22, 2015

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present the grand opening of Stages of Enchantment: The Puppet Theaters of . . .

Brian and Wendy Froud on Faeries, October 9 at 6 p.m.

Portraits, drawings, studies and tales of those mysterious creatures, fairies, fill the pages of Brian Froud’s Faeries’ Tales by Brian and Wendy Froud. We meet individual fairies . . .

“Biblical Rapper’s Trilogy,” October 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Amy Trompetter collaborates with East Harlem poet (not4)Prophet in reconfiguring her Punch and Judy show to create Biblical Rapper’s Trilogy.  References include the Bible, Medieval . . .

2014 Fall Puppet Forum Series

Our first Fall Puppet Forum features puppeteer Amy Trompetter talking about “Buffa & Belly Laughs: A Return to the Roots of Rossini” on September 17 . . .

The Ballard Institute Presents its 2014 Fall Puppet Performance Series!

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its first-ever Fall Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from September . . .

2014 UConn Fall Puppet Slam

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry and the UConn Puppet Arts Program will present the 2014 UConn Fall Puppet Slam, on Saturday, September 13 . . .

Community Puppet-Building Workshops with Sara Peattie

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut, in partnership with the Mansfield Downtown Partnership, will host Community Puppet-Building Workshops for . . .

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