Workshops, For Kids & Families

School Vacation Week: Recycled Puppets

Trash Springs to Life!

Included with museum admission

Monday, April 19, 2010 from 10am - 4pm

Location: Atrium

School Vacation Week: Recycled Puppets

Recycled Puppets | 10 am–4 pm

Transform a sock or recycled bottle into a one-of-a-kind puppet with expert guidance from puppet artist Kathleen Jacobs and PEM educators. Perform with your puppet in the Art Studios.


Interactive Object Theater: Magic Pots and Recycled Bottles
11–11:45 am, and 2:30–3:15 pm | Atrium

Award-winning performance artist Kathleen Jacobs transforms trash and found objects into expressive puppets as she reinterprets three familiar folktales from South America, Europe and Asia. Meet Tide the cow, Kodak the bee, Minute Maid the good fairy and other lively characters. This entertaining performance encourages audience participation and thinking outside the box.


Recycled Critters | Noon–3 pm | Art Studios

Construct animals out of different types of recycled materials each day. Make one of each and create a trash menagerie collection to display at home!


Family Gallery Exploration: Animals in Art | 1–1:30 pm | Meet at the information desk

Discover fascinating animals in PEM's galleries and exhibitions. Reservations by April 17. For families with children ages 5 and up.

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Part of School Vacation Week

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