Jim Henson sits on a couch posing with Kermit the Frog and smiling into the camera.

Jim Henson and his iconic creation Kermit the Frog, in front of a mural by Coulter Watt. Photo by John E. Barrett. Kermit the Frog © Disney/​Muppets. Courtesy The Jim Henson Company/​MoMI

GRAM Educator Professional Development: The Jim Henson Exhibition

Thursday, Oct 27, 2022
5:00 pm — 8:00 pm

GRAM offers professional development sessions for schools and districts wishing to provide a unique educational opportunity for their educators. Explore the exhibition and a variety of related art activities to try out in your classroom.

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited at the Grand Rapids Art Museum provides a dynamic, immersive museum experience, through the exploration of Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture. Organized by the Museum of the Moving Image, the exhibition reveals how Henson and his team brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The Muppet Show, the Muppet movies, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, and much more, while featuring a wide range of over 170 historical objects related to Henson’s unparalleled career.


Monroe Center Creativity Space

For more information, contact School Experience Manager, Emily Jarvi, at 616.831.2928 or ejarvi@artmuseumgr.org.