For adults, the exhibit will bring back a lot of memories, and for me it was fascinating to see how some of these memories literally got their start.
Here’s a storyboard for The Muppet Show theme song, one of my favorites items in the exhibit:
And who can forget Mahna Mahna??
And here’s an illustrated storyboard for the old Sesame Street counting bits - “How many is 5?”
Kids can try their hands at the creative process with some hands-on activities, including:
- Puppet Theater – Kids can choose from a selection of props and design their own set, then direct their own puppet show and watch it on a tv screen.
- Storyboarding – The storyboard wall lets kids draw out their storylines with etch-a-sketches.
- Create-A-Character – this fun wall of parts lets kids pull together the pieces they want to create their own fun character.
- Foley Stage – Kids can learn about sound effects, using objects to make sounds and creating their own soundtracks.
But I digress. If you’ve ever enjoyed any of Jim Hensen’s creations, you’ll get a new sense of