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Skirball Puppet Festival: Fantastic Creatures
April 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree – $15
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Skirball Puppet Festival: Fantastic Creatures returns April 28 for a celebration for the art of puppetry and the magic of storytelling at the museum’s eighth annual Puppet Festival. This massive affair features both new and old tales, presented by a variety of puppets, in addition to live music and art making. 2019’s program showcases animals (both real and imaginary), including performances and creations by North Carolina–based puppeteer and designer Hobey Ford, as well as local artists Yulya Dukhovny, the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry, and the legendary Bob Baker Marionette Theater. Attendees can also design a puppet and join the storytellers and puppeteers for the festival finale with funk band Delta Nove. The Skirball Puppet Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday April 28. General Admission is $15. There are available discounts for seniors, full-time students, and children ages 2 – 12. Admission is FREE to Skirball Members and Children under 2.