“Wayang Puppet Theater of Indonesia: Collective Creativity and Individual Agency” with Matthew Cohen

May 1, 2019

Traditions of puppet theater in western Indonesia–wayang kulit, wayang golek, and wayang klithik–were once inseparable from communal rites and spirit beliefs and flourished in situations […]

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“Holy Puppets: Performing Objects in the Middle Ages” with Michelle Oing

April 10, 2019

From puppets of Christ to fire-breathing dragons, the medieval world was full of performing objects. In this talk, Yale University art historian Michelle Oing explores […]

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“The Royal de Luxe Giants in Montreal: Poetics and Logistics in the Animation of Urban Space” with Mark Sussman

March 27, 2019

This presentation will discuss a rare 2017 appearance of the world-famous Royal de Luxe company in North America. Based in Nantes, France and led by […]

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“Choose the Path of Creation: Art and Life of the Independent Theater Maker” with Yael Rasooly

February 20, 2019

Drawing from her own exceptional career and artistic path, puppeteer and singer Yael Rasooly will look with a candid eye at the liberation of the […]

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Your Voice, Your Vision Matter for The Future of The Last Green Valley

October 25, 2018

What do you love about The Last Green Valley? What will our national heritage corridor be like in 10 years? How can we care for, […]

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Women In Puppetry: Identity, Gender, and Performance

September 13, 2018

As part of the 2018 Fall Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present a discussion […]

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Fun and Games on Tap for July Acorn Adventure

July 16, 2018

Step back into history with The Last Green Valley’s next Acorn Adventure, School Day Fun, 10 a.m. July 21. Co-hosted with the Ashbel Woodward Museum, […]

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Free tours at the Ballard Institute

June 9, 2018

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will participate in the 14 th Annual Connecticut Open House Day – a […]

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Free tours at the Ballard Institute

June 9, 2018

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will participate in the 14 th Annual Connecticut Open House Day – a […]

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TLGV Hosts Marketing Workshop for Small Museums and Historic Organizations at Roseland Cottage

May 7, 2018

Join us for Historical Happenings in The Last Green Valley, 1 – 3 p.m., May 12, Roseland Cottage, 556 Route 169, Woodstock, Connecticut 06281. The […]

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