The Ballard Institute To Offer Free Tours As Part Of Statewide CT Open House Day TodayThe Ballard Institute To Offer Free Tours As Part Of Statewide CT Open House Day Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will participate in the 14th Annual Connecticut Open House Day - a unified celebration of the state's fascinating world of art, history, and tourism - on June 9, 2018. During this one-day event, the Ballard Institute will offer free tours at 1 and 3 p.m. of its current exhibitions: The World of Puppetry: From the Collections of the Ballard Institute and American Puppet Modernism: The Early 20th Century, which features rare performance sculptures by famed Connecticut artist Alexander Calder. (more...)

The Ballard Institute To Offer Free Tours As Part Of Statewide CT Open House Day 6/9The Ballard Institute To Offer Free Tours As Part Of Statewide CT Open House Day 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will participate in the 14th Annual Connecticut Open House Day - a unified celebration of the state's fascinating world of art, history, and tourism - on June 9, 2018. During this one-day event, the Ballard Institute will offer free tours at 1 and 3 p.m. of its current exhibitions: The World of Puppetry: From the Collections of the Ballard Institute and American Puppet Modernism: The Early 20th Century, which features rare performance sculptures by famed Connecticut artist Alexander Calder. (more...)

The Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents  'American Puppet Modernism' ExhibitionThe Ballard Institute And Museum Of Puppetry Presents 'American Puppet Modernism' Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is currently featuring ground-breaking modernist performance sculptures first designed by famed Connecticut sculptor Alexander Calder for the 1936 production of Socrate at Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum, as part of its current exhibition, American Puppet Modernism: The Early 20th Century, on display Tuesday-Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., now through July 1 at the Ballard Institute, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs. The sculptures were reconstructed with Calder's approval for a 1976 performance of Socrate produced by conductor Joel Thome, the director of the Orchestra of Our Time, as part of the National Tribute to Alexander Calder in New York City. (more...)

New ALICE IN WONDERLAND Exhibit Opening at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center in Lincoln Center will present the free multimedia exhibition Alice Live! The exhibition will trace the history of Lewis Carroll's beloved Alice stories in live performance from their first professional staging through today. Alice Live! will be on display from October 2, 2015 through January 16, 2016 in The Library for the Performing Arts's Donald and Mary Oenslager Gallery, Shelby Cullom Davis Museum.  (more...)

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to Celebrate 85th Year on NBC, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2011

America's favorite holiday tradition, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® returns to dazzle and enchant millions nationwide on Thursday, November 24, 2011 beginning at 9 a.m. on NBC in all time zones. (more...)

New-York Historical Society Hosts Balloons Over Broadway 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2011

Balloons Over Broadway is set to be held Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. (more...)

New-York Historical Society Hosts Balloons Over Broadway 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2011

Balloons Over Broadway is set to be held Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. (more...)

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to Celebrate 85th Year on NBC, 11/24
by TV News Desk - Nov 2, 2011

America's favorite holiday tradition, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® returns to dazzle and enchant millions nationwide on Thursday, November 24, 2011 beginning at 9 a.m. on NBC in all time zones. (more...)