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Jim Henson’s World

Ongoing

Organized by Craig Shemin, President of The Jim Henson Legacy

The imaginative, playful, creative, and prolific film and television work of Jim Henson is celebrated in this recurring screening series, often featuring special guest appearances and featuring classic and contemporary works by or related to Henson. Films in this series have included The Muppet Movie, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas, and much more! Presented in conjuction with The Jim Henson Exhibition, which opened July 22, 2017.

Past Films in Series

Muppets Gonzo and Rizzo the Rat look at camera with eyes wide
Muppets Gonzo and Rizzo the Rat look at camera with eyes wide
Muppet otters playing instruments in a jug band
Muppet otters playing instruments in a jug band
Muppet otters playing instruments in a jug band
Jim and Jane Henson surrounded by muppets
A man sits on steps in front of apartment, smiling at camera
A man sits on steps in front of apartment, smiling at camera
three muppet pigs in space suits in space
three muppet pigs in space suits in space
A man and woman operating puppets in a medieval kingdom set.
A man and woman operating puppets in a medieval kingdom set.
Muppet elves in yellow shirts smiling at the camera
Muppet elves in yellow shirts smiling at the camera
Muppet elves in yellow shirts smiling at the camera
Jim Henson surrounded by his Fraggle puppet creations, all looking at the camera.
Three muppets, Gonzo, Kermit, and Fozzie Bear look at the camera, their mouths open
Three muppets, Gonzo, Kermit, and Fozzie Bear look at the camera, their mouths open
Three muppets, Gonzo, Kermit, and Fozzie Bear look at the camera, their mouths open
A photo of Jim Henson on set, behind the scenes of "The Cube."
The puppet Ernie from Sesame Street being controlled in a behind the scenes image with puppeteers
The puppet Ernie from Sesame Street being controlled in a behind the scenes image with puppeteers
The characters Kermit, Gonzo, Camilla, and Fozzy, who are all puppets, are in a car.
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