Peewinkle's Puppet Studio

 

In partnership with the Indiana State Museum, Peewinkle's Puppet Studio is now offering performances in its new studio space on the second floor of the museum.

To buy tickets online, click here. For more information, including upcoming shows and scheduling, visit the Peewinkle's Puppet Studio website.

Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio Discounts
Receive $2 off museum admission with the purchase of a full-priced Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio ticket on the same day (not available online). Indiana State Museum members receive $2 off admission. 

Please note that Member and Group Discounts are not available through online purchasing. Please call 317-232-1637 or visit the Ticket Counter during museum hours.

Upcoming Shows

“Valentine’s Day Cabaret” 
February 10 - 13, 2018
Attention grandparents…bring your little sweethearts to this delightful marionette and hand puppet show. A valentine cookie will be given instead of popcorn for this show. Post show workshops ($3) will be offered.
Tickets $13. Children under 2 are free.

  • Saturday, February 10: 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 11: 1 p.m.
  • Monday, February 12: 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, February 13: 10 a.m.


Crazy Quilting
Sunday, February 18, 2018: 1 - 4 p.m.
Do you love to sew? Have you ever wondered how to preserve your keepsake lace, neckties, hankies, buttons, badges and special fabric scraps? Learn to make a base on which to embroider, bead and embellish your cherished mementos. Be inspired by beautiful examples. Basic sewing skills are required. Bring your sewing machine or borrow one of ours. We will teach you the basics and some new techniques as well. All ages are accepted. $30. ($50. for adult/child combos).
With questions, call Peggy at 317-535-4853 or melchiorpearson@gmail.com.

President’s Day Puppet Show
Monday, February 19, 2018: 10 a.m. & noon
Can’t make it to our Valentine’s Day Cabaret? Perhaps you and your kids will have the day off and can join us at Peewinkle’s for a marionettes variety show. Post show workshops ($3) will be offered.
Tickets $10. Children under 2 are free.

“Punch and Judy” 
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Our guest puppeteer, Guy Thompson, will present this classic hand puppet show with bawdy Punch and his wife Judy. It’s totally family friendly, and still a perfect example of slapstick humor. One day only!
Tickets $12. Children under 2 are free. Post show workshops ($3) will be offered.

“Sleeping Beauty” 
March 29 - April 14, 2018
Experience a vintage marionette show on a beautiful stage with velvet curtains and scenery.
The cackling witch and delightful fairies will enchant your children.
Tickets $12. Children under 2 are free. Post show workshops ($3) will be offered.

  • Thursday, March 29: 10 a.m.
  • Friday, March 30: 10 a.m.
  • Saturday, March 31: 10:30 a.m.
  • Thursday, April 5: 10 a.m.
  • Friday, April 6: 10 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 7: 10:30 am. & 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 12: 10 a.m.
  • Friday, April 13: 10 a.m.
  • Saturday April 14: 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.


“Music, Masters & Marionettes”
May 1-3, 2018
This 50-minute performance will blend music and art from around the world with hand crafted performing marionettes. Fourth through 6th-grade students can visit the gallery of vintage and international puppets and learn the importance of the art of puppetry throughout history.
Make it a tandem field trip…marionette show and museum all for only $10 per ticket.

  • Tuesday, May 1: 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, May 2: 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, May 3: 10 a.m.

If these dates do not fit into your school schedule, please give us a call to arrange a different time or date in May.

2018 Peewinkles Puppet Camps

Puppets, Puppets and More Puppets!
Ages 6 - 8|Tuition $200|Hours 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
Session 1: June 4 - 8
Session 2: June 25 - 29
Limit 12 campers per session
Campers will make a variety of puppets: marionettes, hand, black light, shadow and more! Camp begins with a ‘mini’ puppet show and concludes with a camper performance for families. Campers bring a sack lunch and snacks. This is a great camp for the creative child!

Let’s get Stringing! Puppet Camp
Ages 9 and up|Tuition $200|Hours 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Session 1: June 4 - 8
Session 2: June 25 - 29
Limit 12 campers per session
Campers in this level will make a bird marionette along with a few shadow and black light puppets. They will use drills, saws, glue guns and more. Campers also will learn some history of the art of puppetry. Camp begins with a ‘mini’ puppet show and concludes with a camper performance for families. Campers bring a sack lunch and snacks.

Advanced Puppetry Camp (Invitation only)
Tuition $200|Hours 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
July 9 - 13
This camp is designed with our Peewinkle PIPS (Puppeteers in Progress) in mind and is by invitation only. Apprentice puppeteers in this level will be making a professional quality break away skeleton marionette. And of course, we will throw in a few surprises along the way! Sewing, drilling, painting and stringing all will be a part of this camp. Campers in this level are required to bring their own tool kits. Campers may also bring their own sewing machines. Come prepared for fun and hard work!

To register for any of the 2018 Peewinkles Puppet Camps call 317-232-1637 or visit www.peewinklespuppets.org.

Questions? Call 317-695-5422 or email peewinkleinfo@att.net.