If you’re in the New York City area and haven’t been to the Museum of the Moving Image to see the Jim Henson’s Fantastic World exhibit yet, then I have two messages for you: For whyyyyyy??? and You are now officially running out of time.

The exhibit is only around until March 4th, so you still have about 7 weeks left, and the good people at the Museum of the Moving Image have sent us a list of Muppet-related events going on to entice you even further.  Below, you’ll see some Muppet Show and Muppet movie screenings, puppetry workshops, and events for the exhibit’s closing weekend.

Click here for more information about the events, including ticketing info.

The Muppet Show screenings

January 14, 15 & 16, 1pm: A Galaxy Far, Far Away and A Long Time Ago: Mark Hamill & the Stars of Star Wars / Wally Boag

January 21 & 22, 1pm: Book Rapport: Brooke Shields / Marty Feldman

January 28 & 29, 1pm: A Little Bit Country…: Loretta Lynn / Johnny Cash

February 4 & 5, 1pm: …A Little Bit Rock and Roll: Elton John / Paul Simon

February 11 & 12, 1pm: You Will Believe a Pig Can Fly: Lynda Carter / Christopher Reeve

February 18 & 19, 1pm: Silly Walks and Banjos: Steve Martin / John Cleese

March 4, 12:30pm: A Little Song…A Little Dance…: Julie Andrews / Gene Kelly

Puppetry Workshops

February 4, 2:30pm: The Sweatshirt Sheep Workshop with John E. Kennedy

February 23 & 24, 2:30pm: Frankenfoam Workshop with Jamie Shannon

Muppet Movies

February 20 thru February 25 at 1pm, February 20 thru February 24 at 3pm: Muppets Go to the Movies

February 26, 12pm: The Muppet Movie

February 26, 2:30pm: The Great Muppet Caper

February 26, 5:00pm: Muppets Take Manhattan

Closing Weekend

March 2 at 7pm and March 3 at 1pm: The Muppet Movie sing-along with Heather Henson

March 4, 2pm: Jim Henson’s Fantastic World Special Closing Program

Be sure to visit or re-visit the Museum before March 4, and hopefully we’ll see you there!

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by Joe Hennes – Joe@ToughPigs.com

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