The Jim Henson Gallery at the Center for Puppetry Arts

Aug 11, 2023


Welcome to the Jim Henson Gallery, a fascinating exhibit housed at the Center for Puppetry Arts, presented by La Historia Society. This one-of-a-kind collection showcases the genius and creativity of the legendary puppeteer Jim Henson, famous for his memorable characters and timeless stories.

Discover the Legacy

Step into the magical world of puppetry and explore the remarkable legacy left behind by Jim Henson. The Jim Henson Gallery features a vast array of puppets, props, and artifacts that provide a unique insight into his extraordinary career. From iconic characters like Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy to beloved shows such as The Muppet Show and Sesame Street, this exhibition celebrates the influential impact of Henson's work.

Immerse Yourself in Puppetry

Experience the art of puppetry like never before as you dive into the immersive world created by Jim Henson. The gallery offers interactive displays and engaging exhibits that allow visitors of all ages to get hands-on with the magic. Learn about the intricate techniques used in puppet construction, puppeteering skills, and behind-the-scenes secrets of Henson's productions. Whether you're a lifelong fan or new to the world of puppetry, there's something here to captivate and inspire you.

Delve Into History

Delve deeper into the history of puppetry and its evolution over time. The Jim Henson Gallery takes you on a journey through the origins of puppetry, highlighting its cultural significance across different societies and civilizations. Explore the global traditions of puppetry and discover how Henson's innovative approach revolutionized the art form, transcending boundaries and captivating audiences worldwide.

Special Exhibitions and Events

Be sure to check out the rotating special exhibitions that complement the permanent Jim Henson Collection. These temporary displays offer unique insights into specific aspects of Henson's work, featuring rare artifacts and exclusive behind-the-scenes footage. Additionally, the Center for Puppetry Arts hosts various events, workshops, and performances, allowing visitors to further immerse themselves in the world of puppetry.

Plan Your Visit

If you're planning a visit to the Jim Henson Gallery at the Center for Puppetry Arts, La Historia Society is here to help. Our knowledgeable staff is passionate about preserving and sharing the legacy of Jim Henson, ensuring an enriching and memorable experience for all visitors. Whether you're an avid puppet enthusiast, a curious history buff, or simply looking for a unique and educational outing, the Jim Henson Gallery is a must-see destination.

Opening Hours

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday-Sunday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


The Jim Henson Gallery is conveniently located within the Center for Puppetry Arts:

1404 Spring St NW Atlanta, GA 30309

Tickets and Admission

Admission to the Jim Henson Gallery can be purchased at the Center for Puppetry Arts or online through La Historia Society's website. Prices vary depending on age and membership status. We recommend booking in advance, especially during peak seasons, to secure your spot.

Contact Information

For any inquiries or further information, please feel free to reach out to La Historia Society:

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 123-456-7890

Experience the magic and wonder of puppetry at the Jim Henson Gallery, presented by La Historia Society. Step into a world of imagination and creativity, where the legacy of Jim Henson continues to inspire and delight audiences of all ages. Plan your visit today and unlock the secrets behind the characters that have captured hearts around the world.

Jesse Burrell
This gallery is a must-visit for any fan of Jim Henson's iconic puppetry!
Nov 11, 2023