In Fort Lauderdale, a wonderful, fantastic, exciting puppet exhibit, Les Marionnettes du Monde: Puppets of the World, opened on Saturday February 3, 2018. The Bienes Museum of the Modern Book has partnered with the Pellone/Barrett Puppet Collection and the Puppet Guild of South Florida to present a unique look at puppets from all over the world.
Location: Bienes Museum of the Modern Book, Broward County Main Library, 6th Floor – 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
The Pellone/Barrett Puppet Collection represents nearly 20 years of collecting resulting in a representative sampling of puppets from around the world. The exhibit includes Bamana puppets from Mali, marionettes from Sri Lanka and other Asian puppets, Mexican Sierra Puebla Puppets, Punch and Judy characters.