Puppeteers of Puget Sound is sad to announce the passing of Jean Enticknap, long-time PoPS member and officer, on New Year’s Eve. Her death is a huge loss to the world of puppetry and especially to us here in the Pacific Northwest. Jean was a woman of many talents, much humor, and a gregarious sparkContinue reading “Jean Enticknap 1949-2021”
In honor of puppeteer Aurora Valentinetti and her 100th birthday on July 14, 2021, the Valentinetti Puppet Museum, 280 Fourth Street, Bremerton, WA, 98337 is collecting birthday cards and letters, which will be forwarded to Aurora’s primary caregiver in Wenatchee. Send birthday wishes now or anytime during the year.
VALENTINETTI PUPPET MUSEUM, 280 Fourth Street, Bremerton, WA 98337. Like everyone, COVID and its closures has been catastrophic for us. Most of 2020 the VPM and its host museum have been closed. For a short period of time in the fall we were able to open observing all of the protocols. In the late fallContinue reading “Update from the Valentinetti Puppet Museum”
Please share a memory or greeting!In April 2020, the Puppeteers of Puget Sound decided to name our festival scholarship for Jean Mattson and Joan King, long-time PoPS board members and supporters. With the pandemic, we never had a party to celebrate their contributions. Both in their nineties, Jean and Joan find email and social mediaContinue reading “Jean Mattson and Joan King Festival Scholarship”
Puppet artists active between January 1, 2019 – March 1, 2020 who have lost work due to COVID-19 may be eligible for financial assistance. Apply by December 27, 2020 to the Direct Relief Fund for Puppet Artists at https://www.puppeteers.org/relief Donations to the fund are also welcome.
UPDATED! Hello, We’d like to vote to amend the PoPS Constitution at our next General Membership meeting, July 19th. Summary of the Issue: Our Constitution currently says that you have to be a member of PofA to be a Regular voting member of PoPS. That’s not how we behave, or how we want PoPS toContinue reading “PoPS Constitutional Amendment”
Become a member no matter where you live and enjoy a full year of PoPS. The Puppeteers of Puget Sound (PoPS) is a non-profit organization, which promotes and raises the standards of the art of puppetry through the exchange of ideas, programs, and workshops. Chartered by The Puppeteers of America, Inc. PoPS MEMBERSHIP INCLUDES: freeContinue reading “Become a Member!”