Exhibitions

MADE IN CHINA Heroes and Beauties, Clowns and Villains: The Magic of Chinese Puppet Theatre

28 of June 2019 to 1 of September 2019

Exhibition curated by Robin Ruizendaal, director of Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre Museum.

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Puppet Shows

Kumulunimbu CIA. ORTIGA

A show that captivates adults and child, full of details, humor, criticism, and surprises.

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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

26 of September, 21H30 | 27 of September, 21H30 | 28 of September, 16H00 | 29 of September, 16H00

Hubo CIA. EL PATIO

ONCE there was a village… ONCE there was a woman… ONCE there was a story… ONCE is a play without words that speaks about…

Adults | Families

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Puppet Shows

4 of October, 21H30 | 5 of October, 21H30

Desde el azul INES PASIC

A show of body puppets, without words.

+12 y.o.

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Puppet Shows

5 of October, 15H00

Robertos Vários bonecreiros

Portuguese traditional puppets at ‘Parque das Conchas’, Lisbon

Families | For all

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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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