Our Founders - The Jim Henson Company

Apr 2, 2021

Welcome to La Historia Society's page dedicated to our esteemed founders, The Jim Henson Company. As a community and society organization, La Historia Society aims to promote cultural diversity and education through various initiatives. Our founders, The Jim Henson Company, embody the spirit of creativity, innovation, and inclusiveness. Through their remarkable work, they have left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment and storytelling.

The Legacy of The Jim Henson Company

The Jim Henson Company is renowned for its exceptional contributions to the world of puppetry, film, television, and animation. Founded by the legendary Jim Henson and currently led by his talented daughter, Lisa Henson, the company has become synonymous with creativity, imagination, and groundbreaking storytelling.

Pioneering Puppetry

The Jim Henson Company revolutionized the art of puppetry, bringing characters to life in ways never seen before. From beloved characters like Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, to Big Bird, the company's puppets have captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. With meticulous craftsmanship and ingenuity, The Jim Henson Company has pushed the boundaries of what is possible in puppetry, creating realistic and endearing characters that resonate with people of all ages.

Innovative Films and Television

Over the years, The Jim Henson Company has produced a vast array of captivating films and television shows that have captivated audiences and sparked imaginations. From the timeless classic "The Dark Crystal" to the beloved television series "The Muppet Show," their work has inspired generations. The company's commitment to storytelling and visual excellence has earned them critical acclaim and a dedicated following.

Immersive Animation

In addition to puppetry, The Jim Henson Company has also ventured into the realm of animation, producing visually stunning and emotionally rich animated content. Through their animated productions, such as "Sid the Science Kid" and "Dinosaur Train," the company continues to educate and entertain young audiences, fostering a love for learning and exploration.

La Historia Society's Partnership

La Historia Society is proud to have The Jim Henson Company as one of its esteemed founding partners. Together, we strive to promote cultural diversity, nurture creativity, and provide educational opportunities to individuals of all backgrounds. Through collaborations and joint initiatives, we aim to inspire and uplift communities, fostering understanding and appreciation for different cultures.

Community Outreach

As part of our partnership, La Historia Society and The Jim Henson Company work hand in hand to engage with local communities. From puppetry workshops to film screenings, we organize events that not only entertain but also educate and create lasting memories. Our shared goal is to empower individuals, promoting inclusivity and fostering a sense of belonging.

Educational Initiatives

Education is a cornerstone of our mission, and through our partnership with The Jim Henson Company, we are able to provide unique educational experiences. From storytelling workshops to scholarships for aspiring artists, we aim to inspire the next generation of storytellers and creatives.

Join Us in Celebrating our Founders

We invite you to join us in celebrating the extraordinary legacy of The Jim Henson Company and their invaluable contributions to the world of entertainment. Together, La Historia Society and The Jim Henson Company continue to strive for a more inclusive and diverse society, where storytelling and creativity hold the power to unite and transform lives. Explore our website to learn more about our initiatives and how you can get involved.