Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House

December 16, 2018 12:00 pm
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04:00 pm
New Mexico Museum of Art

The Holiday Open House is a round-robin of puppet plays, art making projects, photos with Santa Claus, and other activities.

  • Marionette plays A Party for Papa Gus at 1 - 1:30 p.m. and 3 - 3:30 p.m. St. Francis Auditorium
    • Teatro Duende presents a little skit by the Marionettes: Juan, Rosina and Miguelito try very hard to get ready for a party, but rascally Warts keeps causing trouble! Puppeteers Joy Ginther, Danielle Reddick, Patrick Briggs, Melissa Heiman and Westin McDowell. Directed by Barbara Hatch.
  • Make Your Own Stick Puppet 12 - 4 p.m. Main Lobby
    • Roni Rohr and friends help children of all ages create their own puppet character.
  • Find Freckles 12 - 4 p.m. Rear Lobby
    • Freckles the marionette is hiding somewhere in the museum. As you go through the galleries looking for Freckles, pick up clues that will lead you to find him and win a prize!
  • Selfies with Santa! 1:30 – 2:15 p.m. and 3:30 – 4:00 p.m. St. Francis Auditorium
    • Parents, have your camera ready for this photo opportunity! Get your picture taken with Santa on your lap! It’s a photo opportunity with the Baumann Santa Claus marionette, for children of all ages. Led by Puppeteer Danielle Reddick.
  • Say Goodnight to the Marionettes 3:30- 4 p.m. St. Francis Auditorium
    • Help tuck the marionettes into their boxes.

For a short video about the puppet plays, click here.