Monthly Archives: April 2017
By Ralph Chessé (1900-1991)
The Cook/Marks Collection, Northwest Puppet Center
Hello Puppeteers of Puget Sound!
The upcoming PoPS meeting will be on Tuesday, May 16th at 7pm
The meeting will be held at the Thistle Theatre studio – 6310 NE 74th St
Seattle, WA 98115 (there are directions in a pdf at the bottom of this post)
The meeting will begin with a presentation by Dmitri Carter.
Dmitri will talk about the most recent acquisitions for the Northwest Puppet Center’s collection, which included over a thousand more puppets from The Cook/Marks Collection plus The Ann and Monroe Morgan Collection plus The Ruth Asawa Collection plus a bunch more puppets from Bruce Chessé.
We will have the meeting schedule through autumn and membership renewal forms. Come and join us for some spring fun! We will wave the non- member fee for this meeting.
-Dmitri Carter, Northwest Puppet Center
-Light refreshments and socializing
– Short business meeting lead by Vice president, Shannon Reagan
Welcome to the Kitsap Great Give!
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The Evergreen Children’t Theater d.b.a. VALENTINETTI PUPPET MUSEUM is one of the great treasures of Kitsap County and Bremerton providing family entertainment and education for all ages and a great attraction for our visiting public. ECT formed in 1993 and VPM in 1998 will next year be celebrating their 25th and 20th anniversaries. Your support is vital in sustaining and growing this important asset of our community. After you have made you online donation today or by May 2nd, come join us for a grand celebration and ribbon cutting at our new home at 280 Fourth Street, Bremerton which we share with the Kitsap Historical Society & Museum. Visit two distinct and unique museums under one roof.
The Mission of the Valentinetti Puppet Museum is to celebrate the art of puppetry through the preservation, creative, historical and cultural experiences for all ages.