Classes and Workshops

The Portland Puppet Museum frequently offers puppet-making classes and workshops! Be sure to check our Facebook events page for the latest dates.

Now available: Puppet Building Workshop Gift Certificates! In $25, $45, $60, and $75 denominations.

Upcoming Workshops

Workshop TitleDate(s)Time(s)
Recycled Puppet Building Workshop – $45Fri., 06/28/24
Sat., 06/29/24
1 – 5 p.m.
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Recycled Puppet Workshop

Recycled Puppet Building Workshop 

We help our students make puppets that they will take home, display proudly, and actually use! Even big people have fun in our classes. We never know what they will create…

Each four-hour session begins with the sometimes hard decision of what type of puppet to build. Students can choose to make a hand, rod, hopper, or marionette puppet from our extensive collection of “stuffed stuff” (washed and ready for their conversion.) They can even bring an old stuffed animal from home to convert to a working puppet! Parents are welcome to assist the smaller children in this creative fun memorable workshop.

Cost is $45.00 per student and includes all supplies needed.

Classes are limited to eight students each.

Pictures from past puppet-making workshops