Center For Puppetry Arts

Call: (404) 873-3391 or visit www.puppet.org
Entertainment comes with strings attached at this theater, museum, and education center that features both wildly creative puppet plays for mature audiences and kid-lit adaptations that deliver fun for all ages.

Sunday May 19, 2024 05:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $20 non-members, $10, members
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
Film and Conversations Series

Special Introduction by Heather Henson

Learn your Henson history! This is a chronological journey from Jim Henson’s first show “Sam and Friends” to “The Muppet Show” featuring material you won’t see anywhere else: early TV appearances, commercials, and more! Plus... [click here for more]

Friday May 24, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $27, member;$30 non-members
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
A Tale of Friendship and Generosity

Presented by The Puppet & Its Double Theatre of Taiwan

The Selfish Giant is a timeless family-friendly theatrical production based on the classic story by Oscar Wilde. This heartwarming tale follows the journey of a selfish giant who learns about the true m... [click here for more]

Saturday May 25, 2024 11:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $19.80, members; $22, non-members
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
A Tale of Friendship and Generosity

Presented by The Puppet & Its Double Theatre of Taiwan

The Selfish Giant is a timeless family-friendly theatrical production based on the classic story by Oscar Wilde. This heartwarming tale follows the journey of a selfish giant who learns about the true meanin... [click here for more]

Sunday May 26, 2024 02:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $19.80, members; $22, non-members
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
A Tale of Friendship and Generosity

Presented by The Puppet & Its Double Theatre of Taiwan

The Selfish Giant is a timeless family-friendly theatrical production based on the classic story by Oscar Wilde. This heartwarming tale follows the journey of a selfish giant who learns about the true meanin... [click here for more]

Wednesday June 5, 2024 10:30 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $29-$79
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
THE MONSTER HIT RETURNS! Join Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, Grover, Rosita, Bert, Ernie, Oscar the Grouch, The Count, Gabrielle, and a whole host of Honkers, Martians, and other Sesame Street favorites as they will appear onstage in their very own musical. Filled with live puppetry, iconic son... [click here for more]

Saturday May 18, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: General Admission $20, Members $17
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
Film and Conversations Series

Presented Heather Henson’s Green Feather Foundation

Join us for a special evening of a select screening of films from Handmade Puppet Dreams followed by a talkback with panelists Heather Henson, Raymond Carr, Toby Froud, and Linda Wingerter, moderated by Alex Gri... [click here for more]

Sunday April 28, 2024 01:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22-$27
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
Guests with visual impairment or needing additional audio support will enjoy a performance accompanied by live verbal commentary describing essential visuals in puppets, costumes, sets, and staging. Accidentally dropped by her mother, the helpless baby fruit bat, Stellaluna, falls into a nest of b... [click here for more]

Friday March 29, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $5-$10
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
Films and Conversations Series

Experience the Surrealism of Czech filmmaker and animator, Jan Švankmajer

This program of short films will present the work of the surreal Czech filmmaker Jan Švankmajer, an animator who has long engaged with the history of puppetry—from Punch and Judy to folk tradit... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 26, 2024 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$21
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Accidentally dropped by her mother, the helpless baby fruit bat, Stellaluna, falls into a nest of bird fledglings. The baby birds graciously accept her as one of the family — as long as she acts like a bird and doesn’t confuse her adoptive siblings. Stellaluna does her best, but she still likes to f... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 26, 2024 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22-$23
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Guests who are deaf or hard of hearing will enjoy a performance accompanied by live American Sign Language interpretation. This organized visual language (“ASL”) will be used in tandem with spoken dialogue. Accidentally dropped by her mother, the helpless baby fruit bat, Stellaluna, falls into a n... [click here for more]

Sunday March 17, 2024 01:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22
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Guests with sensory sensitivities (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder) and other developmental differences are invited to enjoy the Center for Puppetry Arts in a fun, comfortable, and welcoming environment! It’s the Emperor himself in Grey Seal Puppets’ clever adaptation of “The Emperor’s New Clothes.... [click here for more]

Tuesday March 12, 2024 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22
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It’s the Emperor himself in Grey Seal Puppets’ clever adaptation of “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” Not only is this Emperor big, fat, and pink, he just happens to be a pig. The Hans Christian Andersen story takes on a whole new dimension as this classic is transformed into a fable. Tuesday through S... [click here for more]

Saturday February 24, 2024 10:00 PM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15-$25
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Get your V card punched at our Valentine’s variety show! Featuring Special Guest Artist: Vanessa Valliere!

Join us for love-themed adult puppetry, candy thrown at your face, and more!

The Puckin’ Fuppet Show is Atlanta’s premiere competitive Puppet Slam with CASH prize Audience Choice Awards for 1... [click here for more]

Wednesday February 21, 2024 07:30 PM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22
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Set deep in the Sagebrush Desert, Packrat is a visually stunning puppet-forward play that contemplates humanity’s relationship with the natural world. Puppetry, projections, and an original score elegantly come together to create many layers of meaning and emotions. At the center of the action is Bu... [click here for more]

Wednesday January 31, 2024 10:30 AM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22
Disclaimer: All prices are current as of the posting date and are subject to change. Please check the venue or ticket sales site for the current pricing.
The Center for Puppetry Arts is proud to partner with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library & Museum to highlight the history of the Green Book and the resilience of African Americans during the Jim Crow era. Eight-year-old Ruth and her family are traveling from Chicago to Alabama in the 1950s. Th... [click here for more]
1404 Spring St. N.W.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 873-3391
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Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00 PM

kid-friendly