Through July 5, 2016
Explore the creative legacy of Jim Henson, legendary puppeteer and Hollywood icon, in the Muppets, Fraggles, and Beyond: The Jim Henson Collection display at The Strong. More than 540 licensed products and 60 books donated by the family of Jim Henson chronicle his illustrious 30-plus-year-career, which earned him Emmy Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Henson also impacted the world of play and playthings significantly and his contributions earned him a place in the Toy Industry Association’s Toy Industry Hall of Fame—housed at The Strong.
The Muppets, Fraggles, and Beyond: The Jim Henson Collection features dozens of licensed playthings and products, such as coloring books, activity books, board games, card games, video games, stuffed animals, puppets, jigsaw puzzles, music boxes, collecting cards, hats, calendars, and household decorations. The artifacts showcase many of Henson’s popular characters such as Big Bird and Grover from Sesame Street and Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy from The Muppet Show.
Muppets, Fraggles, and Beyond: The Jim Henson Collection is produced by The Strong.