BIMP Main Galleries Closed 4/9-4/26

From April 9 through April 26, Ballard Institute staff will be installing our new exhibitions It’s Always Pandemonium: The Puppets of Bart Roccoberton.  While the main galleries at the Ballard Institute will be closed during this process, the museum will remain open during normal business hours, and The World of Puppetry: From the Collections of the Ballard Institute will be on display in the lobby.

We  invite you to join us for the grand opening of It’s Always Pandemonium: The Puppets of Bart Roccoberton on April 27 at the Ballard Institute. The opening events will include refreshments at noon and a free tour at 12:30 p.m. There will also be performances of Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Stevens Puppets at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tickets for the shows are available at