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Skirball Puppet Festival

Innovation and Imagination

Sunday, April 29, 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

About the Program

Celebrate the art of puppetry and the power of imagination at the Skirball’s annual Puppet Festival! This campus-wide, daylong festival features new and classic tales told with a variety of puppets, live music, and art making. Don’t miss appearances by Bob Baker Marionette Theater, Animal Cracker Conspiracy, Leslie K. Gray, and other esteemed puppeteers from around the country.

Then design your very own puppet and join fellow festivalgoers and puppeteers for the festival finale! This day of innovative storytelling is sure to amaze visitors of all ages.

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The Skirball Puppet Festival is made possible in part by generous support from: