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The Jim Henson Exhibition at Museum of the Moving Image

A project in New York, NY by Museum of the Moving Image

Status: Active

A dynamic exhibition exploring the work of the creative genius behind the Muppets, and his unique contributions to popular culture
Backers: 1705
Average Daily Pledges: $6,099
Average Pledge Per Backer: $64

Funding: $109,776 of $40,000
Dates: Apr 11th -> May 11th (30 days)
Project By: Museum of the Moving Image
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Latest News

New Rewards!

April 27th - via: kickstarter.com
We have some exciting new rewards to offer, including sealed boxes of Farscape trading cards, puppet character photos signed by Karen Prell, and lunch for two in Manhattan with Bonnie Erickson, designer of Miss Piggy!  With each pledge made we move... (Read More)

Final Stretch Goal: $125,000 for interactive experiences

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Once again, the generosity of the community of Jim Henson fans has surpassed our wildest expectations! Thanks to all of you who helped us reach our stretch goal of $100,000 to support the conservation of puppets in the Museum’s Jim Henson... (Read More)

$100,000+ pledged!

April 21st - via: kickstarter.com
We always knew Jim Henson fans were the best. Our Kickstarter campaign just surpassed $100,000 (with 19 days to go). Thank you for all your support!   Please continue to spread the word—we'll announce another stretch goal early next week.  (Read More)

Live Curator Q&A today

April 20th - via: kickstarter.com
Our live curator Q&A is today at 1 pm EST! Be sure to join us as Barbara Miller, the Museum's Curator of the Collection and Exhibitions, answers your questions about The Jim Henson Exhibition.  (Read More)

Live Curator Q&A!

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We are hosting a Live Curator Q&A with the Museum’s Curator of the Collection and Exhibitions, Barbara Miller, to answer questions about The Jim Henson Exhibition from our backers and Henson fans, alike. Have a question? Subscribe here and... (Read More)

Shhh...backers-only update!

April 17th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

We’ve raised $75,000!

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We are only $25,000 away from our stretch goal to conserve even more puppets in the Museum’s Jim Henson Collection! And, we recently surpassed 1,000 backers! Today is a day filled with milestones.       “Who said that wishes would be heard and... (Read More)

New Rewards!!

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We have three amazing new rewards to share with you! ONE Henson’s mega-fan collector’s bundle, which features a Jim Henson Special Edition Action Figure from Palisades Toys ‒ signed by Bonnie Erickson, designer/builder of the Jim Henson puppet... (Read More)

Stretch Goal: $100,000 to restore more puppets!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
We are so grateful for the outpouring of support from the community of Jim Henson fans! Your generosity has enabled us to meet our goal of $40,000 to preserve and install the puppets in The Jim Henson Exhibition in just two days! We hope you will... (Read More)

500 Backers in First 24 Hours!

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We are forever grateful to all of our backers for the overwhelming support we've received within the first 24 hours of our campaign! We've made great strides in our efforts to bring The Jim Henson Exhibition to life in New York. Beyond your role as a... (Read More)

Kickstarter campaign seeks to make Jim Henson exhibition a reality in Queens

April 11th - via: ny.curbed.com
The Museum of the Moving Image wants to open a permanent exhibit dedicated to Jim Henson and his artistic legacy. (Read More)

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