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Puppetry for Parents: Using Puppets in the Home to Make Meaningful Connections

October 25, 2019

5:00-8:00pm.

Museum of the Moving Image

Astoria

Adult

$20

Event description:

Puppetry can be used as an amazing tool for interaction, pretend play, communication, and more. Led by professional puppeteer and Jim Henson Foundation Manager Lindsey "Z." Briggs, participants will learn the basics of performance and technique as well as discuss ways to utilize puppets within the home to build emotional connections. Puppets can be especially effective with children on the autism spectrum and children with developmental delays. Each participant will receive their own puppet to take home. The workshop is intended for parents and caregivers. 

Address: 36-01 35th Ave.
Astoria, NY 11106
Phone: 718-429-2579
Website: www.movingimage.us

About Museum of the Moving Image


Museum of the Moving Image advances the understanding, enjoyment, and appreciation of the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media by presenting exhibitions, education programs, significant moving-image works, and interpretive programs, and collecting and preserving moving-image related artifacts.






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