The Muppets are set to take...Grand Rapids! The Grand Rapids Art Museum has announced that 'The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited' will be visiting the museum for a limited run this fall/winter.

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When Is The Jim Henson Exhibit In Grand Rapids?

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited will run from October 1st 2022-January 14th 2023 at the Grand Rapids Art Museum.

What will be at the Muppets Exhibit at the Grand Rapids Art Museum?

The exhibit will feature not only some of your favorite Muppets, including Kermit the Frog and the rest of the Muppet gang, but also many of Jim Henson's works from popular series like Sesame Street, The Dark Crystal, Fraggle Rock, Labyrinth, and more.

Courtesy The Jim Henson Company/MoMI
Courtesy The Jim
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What can I expect to see at the GRAM at the Jim Henson exhibit?

GRAM Director Dana Friis-Hansen says that the exhibit will include the famous puppets and other artifacts and displays from Henson's cadre of creativity:

Imagination Unlimited celebrates the breadth of Henson’s creativity through original artifacts — including puppetry, animation, acting, inventing, and filmmaking — and reunites us with his much-beloved cast of characters, including Kermit, Bert and Ernie, Miss Piggy, and the Cookie Monster.

Jim Henson with puppets from Fraggle Rock . © The Jim Henson Company Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
Jim Henson with puppets from
Fraggle Rock
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How Can I Get Tickets for the Jim Henson exhibit in Grand Rapids?

Here is the ticket info from the Grand Rapids Art Museum:

Imagination Unlimited is a special ticketed exhibition and is not included with regular museum admission:

Members | Free
Adults | ($10 + $10 general admission) = $20
Seniors 62+ and Students | ($8 + $8 general admission) = $16
Youth 6 – 17 | ($6 + $6 general admission) = $12
Children 5 and under | Free

Advance tickets will be available for purchase online or by calling the Visitor Experience team at 616.831.1000. The ticket release date is to be announced.

Sneak Peek of the Jim Henson Exhibit in Grand Rapids:

Jim Henson and his iconic creation Kermit the Frog, in front of a mural by Coulter Watt. Photo by John E. Barrett. Kermit the Frog © Disney/Muppets. Courtesy The Jim Henson Company/MoMI
Jim Henson and his iconic creation Kermit the Frog, in front of a mural by Coulter Watt.
Photo by John E. Barrett. Kermit the Frog © Disney/Muppets. Courtesy The Jim
Henson Company/MoMI
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Jim Henson’s sketch for Oscar the Grouch, 1969. © The Jim Henson Company. © 2018, Sesame Workshop. Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
Jim Henson’s sketch for Oscar the Grouch, 1969. © The Jim Henson Company. © 2018,
Sesame Workshop. Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
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Richard Hunt (left ), Jim Henson (center), and Frank Oz (right) performing Ernie and Bert, on the set of Sesame Street , 1970s. © 2018, Sesame Workshop Courtesy Sesame Workshop/MoMI
Richard Hunt (left), Jim Henson (center), and Frank Oz (right) performing Ernie and Bert,
on the set of Sesame Street , 1970s. © 2018, Sesame Workshop Courtesy Sesame Workshop/MoMI
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Jim Henson takes flight in his 1965 Oscar - nominated short film Time Piece , a surreal, symbolic and satirical look at the human experience. ©The Jim Henson Company. Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
Jim Henson takes flight in his 1965 Oscar-nominated short film Time Piece, a surreal,
symbolic and satirical look at the human experience. ©The Jim Henson Company. Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
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Jim Henson on the set of Time Piece , the short film he directed (and starred in), which was nominated for an Academy Award in 1965. © The Jim Henson Company Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
Jim Henson on the set of Time Piece , the short film he directed (and starred in), which
was nominated for an Academy Award in 1965. © The Jim Henson Company
Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
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Jim and Jane Henson on the set during the filming of a Wilkins Coffee commercial in 1960. The nine - second commercials were so successful that more than 200 were eventually produced. Photo by Del Ankers, © The Jim Henson Company. Courtesy The Jim Henson Com pany / MoMI
Jim and Jane Henson on the set during the filming of a Wilkins Coffee commercial in
1960. The nine-second commercials were so successful that more than 200 were eventually
produced. Photo by Del Ankers, © The Jim Henson Company. Courtesy The Jim Henson Com
pany / MoMI
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Jim Henson and Kathryn Mullen performing the puppets Jen and Kira on the set of The Dark Crystal in 1981. Photograph by Murray Close. © The Jim Henson Company . Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
Jim Henson and Kathryn Mullen performing the puppets Jen and Kira on the set of
The Dark Crystal in 1981. Photograph by Murray Close. © The Jim Henson Company.
Courtesy The Jim Henson Company / MoMI
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