Exhibitions

SHADOW AND ITS THEATRES SHADOW PUPPETS FROM INDIA, INDONESIA AND THAILAND

22 of June 2018 to 2 of September 2018

This exhibition joins the main characters of the two major Hindu literature epics (the Ramayana and the Mahabharata). and explores the differences and similarities in shadow puppet theatres from India, Indonesia (Java and Bali) and Thailand.  

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Puppet Shows

FUSO Anual de Vídeo Arte Internacional de Lisboa

22h00 – Program REMM FADDA | When you take something apart 23h15 – Program Ar.Co – Centro de Arte e…

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Puppet show

See here calendar of puppet shows On, El Funambulista Picolo Asmodeo Diez Anõs de Sombras LE CIRQUE EST ARRIVÉ Mais…

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Collections

Museu da Marioneta is dedicated to the interpretation and dissemination of the history of puppets and puppet theatres, and features…

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There is a Museum in Lisbon that tells stories: the puppet museum

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Puppet Shows

25 of October, 10H30 | 26 of October, 10H30 | 27 of October, 16H00 | 28 of October, 11H30

Un trocito de Luna A La Sombrita

Who never dreamt of tasting the Moon? That was the desire of the animals in this story.

+3 y.o. | 1st level | Families | Pre-school

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Puppet Shows

3 of November, 16H00 | 4 of November, 11H30

OUT UnterWasser

OUT is a tale about growing up, narrated with the language of visual theatre. It doesn’t need words to go…

+6 y.o. | Families

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Educational Service

The Puppet Museum invites children, youth and adults to discover the fantastic universe of puppet theatre. An offer designed for school groups (all levels of education), for adults, for children and for families. Who wants to participate in this adventure? Read More

Educational Service

Masks

Puppets and masks are two aspects of an escape from oneself, becoming thus close relatives. From the Greek tragedy to…

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Puppets

The estate of Museu da Marioneta represents one of the most significant and complete collections of Portuguese traditional puppets. Additionally,…

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Popular Puppeteers

Joaquim Pinto, Setubal’s Faustino (1899-1968), descended from a family of puppeteers, his father being a famous puppeteer called Faustino Duarte,…

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Punch & Judy

They travel all over England since the 17th century. Punch is a cruel, seducer, gallant, libertine and immoral character. In…

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Sicilian Pupi

Sicilian “Puppi” are part of a vast tradition of rod puppets in Europe, developed particularly in Sicily, namely in Palermo…

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Santo Aleixo Puppets

These puppets act in a small wooden pulpit that has a double network of strings, placed vertically between the puppets…

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China

Puppets are animated in China since forever. String Puppets were used to perform great plays in Court, while in streets,…

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Bunraku (Japan)

In Japan, the origin of Bunraku (puppet theatre) goes back to the 16th century; it’s a form of theatre that…

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