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American Puppet Modernism: The Early 20th Century Forum

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free admissions; donations greatly appreciated

As part of the 2018 Spring Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present a discussion with Steve Abrams, John Bell, and Bart. P. Roccoberton, Jr. entitled American Puppet Modernism: The Early 20th Century on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 7 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center.

Puppetry Journal editor Steve Abrams, UConn Puppet Arts Program Director Bart. P. Roccoberton, Jr., and Ballard Institute Director John Bell discuss the fascinating discoveries and innovations of early 20th-century puppetry in the U.S., from cross-country touring shows to inflatable puppets and avant-garde operas. This forum is presented in conjunction with the Ballard Institute exhibition American Puppet Modernism: The Early 20th Century, which will be on display from February 22 – July 1, 2018.

 Admission to this event is free (donations greatly appreciated!), and refreshments will be served. Come early, and experience our puppet exhibitions, as well as the video resources in our library nook. Visitors can park in the Storrs Center Garage located at 33 Royce Circle. Parking in the Storrs Center Garage is free for the first two hours and $1 per hour thereafter, with a daily maximum charge of $8. This forum will be broadcast via Facebook Live. Call 860-486-8580 for more information or visit bimp.uconn.edu.

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Date:
March 1
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free admissions; donations greatly appreciated
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bimp.uconn.edu

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Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
Phone:
(860) 486-8580
Email:
bimp@uconn.edu
Website:
bimp.uconn.edu

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Contact
860-486-8580 or bimp@uconn.edu

Venue

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States
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