“The World of Puppetry,” an exhibit featuring the works of Anne Cubberly, of the Puppet Arts Department and the Ballard Institute of Puppetry, both at UConn, will be on exhibit from Saturday, March 16, when it will open with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m., to Saturday, April 27, at Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic St. (behind CVS in downtown Windsor)
Admission is free to the exhibit. Several events will be held in conjunction with the show, including:
Thursday, March, 21, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.: Cubberly discusses “How I Became The Puppet Lady.” Admission is free.
Saturday, April 6: Puppet Pot Pie, 2 to 4 p.m. A suggested donation is asked, $10 foradults, $5 for kids 6-12, free for kids 5 and younger.
Sunday, April 7: Bart Roccoberton, professor of Puppet Arts at UConn, will discuss “Behind The Puppet Stage” from 1 to 2 p.m. Admission is free.
Saturday, April 13: Cubberly will hold a Puppets Alive workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. A suggested donation is asked, $5 per person.
Sunday, April 14: John Bell, director of the Ballard Institute & Museum of Puppetry, will present Puppets, Modernism, and Global Culture at 2 p.m. Admission is free..
Thursday April 18: Nappy’s Puppets, a puppet theater performance with Jim Napolitano, will be from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. A suggested donation is asked, $10.
Saturday, April 20th: Shadow Puppet workshop for all ages with Anne Cubberly from 2 to 4 p.m. A suggested donation is asked, $5.