Adventures in Science

AnthroAdventures: A World of Puppets (Grades 2 and 3)

December 16, 2017

Dragon shadow puppet

East Asian dragons are the underwater equivalent of kings and emperors, reigning over watery realms. 19th-century Chinese shadow puppet © D. Finnin/AMNH


Puppets play a special role in many cultures—from traditional theater to children’s TV shows. Explore puppets made around the world to see the different ways people make and use these rich cultural objects.

Grades 2 and 3

Saturday, December 16
10 am–5 pm | $125 ($115 Members)