Puppets ‘n’ People is getting ready to go to Northfield Montessori in March, so we are hiding in the shadows to prepare a shadow puppet version of Domingo Siete and a shadow puppet making lesson! Check it out!
Help Things with Wings make it’s MRAC grant match! You can donate by clicking the button below, and make sure you come and see all of the puppet shows at Silverwood Park in July!
This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
Come enjoy three brand new puppet shows about loons, swallows, and owls at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony, MN. Puppets n People the puppet company that created puppet shows for the big bugs exhibit at the Minnesota Zoo is back and presents new nature-inspired puppet shows with artists Julie Boada, Anne Sawyer, and Seth Eberle. Check out the other great performance events at Silverwood this summer here. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
Dates: July 16-Owls
Cost: Free with suggested donation of $5/person
Ages: Recommended for ages 4-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
After Puppets ‘n’ People’s successful productions at the Minnesota Zoo over the summer, a new puppet show is now ready for booking. Check out the Touring Puppet Shows page for more information on how to book Mateo the Birthday Moth.
And check out the updated photos from our collaboration with the Minnesota Zoo. You can see them under the Minnesota Zoo Collaboration Page.
Check out this article in the Star Tribune about the Big Bugs! exhibit. We were mentioned playing the pollination game at a preview night!
Did you know that you can help build puppets and masks for a parade in Minneapolis? If you didn’t already know, the Mayday parade is coming up, and anyone and everyone is invited to help build during the month of April on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00PM-9:00PM and Saturdays from 9:00AM-11:00AM and 1:00PM-3:00PM.
Check out this article on it being the 40th anniversary this year: