Muppets, Music and Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy is coming to ACMI (Melbourne)

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the great puppeteer Jim Henson’s passing, the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) is opening up the unique and enchanting world of his creations. From Monday 21 September – Sunday 11 October 2015  Muppets, Music and Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy will explore Henson’s films, animations, TV commercials and his work on the iconic and influential television program Sesame Street.

Shows include:

Muppet History 101 (Unclassified All Ages)
Muppets 201: Rarities from the Henson Vault(Unclassified All Ages)
Jim Henson: Behind the Seam (Unclassified All Ages)
Jim Henson: In Performance  (Unclassified All Ages)
Commercials and Experiments (Unclassified 15+)
Jim Henson’s Tales from Muppetland  (Unclassified All Ages)
Jim Henson: His Sesame Street Story (Unclassified All Ages)
Muppet Musical Moments (Unclassified All Ages)
The Dark Crystal (G)
The Evolution of Miss Piggy (Unclassified All Ages)
Being Elmo (G)
I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story (PG)

Drawing from our favourite residents on Sesame Streets and straight from the Henson Foundation vaults, the series is sure to offer audiences an insight into the world of the famous creator.

Featuring guest speaker Martin Baker (UK) who worked with Jim Henson for over two decades, this program will provide an inside look no other, with material you can’t find anywhere else. For adults and children alike, keep this one marked on the calendar.

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