Would you like to find out about puppet performances and workshops happening in your area or abroad? You can join a local or national or international puppetry organization and get monthly updates.
"UNIMA" is the international puppetry organization, "Puppeteers of America" is the national one holding regular festivals around the country and producing a monthly journal. Puppeteers of America also has local guilds and you can find one in your area.
The Henson Foundation supports innovation in puppetry arts. The foundation gives out grants and has an email newsletter.
"Puppet Happenings" announcing NY and national puppet performances. If you are working on a research project or just looking for fun puppet websites we have them listed for you below. (These links will cause you to leave the Folkmanis website.)
- Puppetry Guilds, organizations and events
- Center for Puppetry Arts
- The Henson Foundation
- Puppeteers of America
- San Francisco Bay Area Puppeteers Guild
- Asheville Puppetry Alliance
- The International Puppetry Museum
- Atlanta Puppetry Guild
- International Puppetry Organizations & Sites
- Verband Deutsche Puppentheater e.V. (German puppeteers)
- Union Internationale de la Marionnette
- The British Puppet & Model Theatre Guild
- Institut International de la Marionnette
- Puppetry history
- The Puppetry Home Page
- A Brief History of the Puppet Theatre
- History of Puppetry/Puppet Theatre (with special thanks to Madison!)
- Punch and Judy
- Punch and Judy College of Professors
- Punch and Judy Wikipedia
- The Punch Page
- The Worldwide Friends of Punch and Judy Puppets
- Punch and Judy on the Web
- Puppet show information
- The Creativity Institute
- How to create a shadow puppet theatre.
- The Puppet House Theater
- Puppetry Resources
- The Topic: Puppets (How to's on puppet building.)
- Legends and Lore (How to write a puppet show.)
- How to write a puppet scripts.
- Puppet Fun!
- Puppet Bike (Because we’re fans of street puppetry!)
- The Puppet Vision Blog
- Puppeteers Unite! Blog
- 5 Basic Techniques of Puppetry
If you know of a great puppetry organization or website that we've left off of this list, please submit it to us here. Happy puppeteering!