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Please be advised: the Museum will be open on Wednesday, June 19, 12:00–6:00 p.m. for the Juneteenth holiday.

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Christmas Eve on Sesame Street—45th Anniversary Screening!

Sunday, Dec 24 at 12:30 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Jon Stone. 1978. Digital projection. With Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt, Linda Bove, Northern Calloway, Debbie Chen, Will Lee, Loretta Long, Sonia Manzano, Bob McGrath, Roscoe Orman. In this beloved 1978 special, Big Bird deals with a major question—how does Santa fit down the chimney?—and Bert and Ernie face their own gift-giving dilemma. This special holiday screening will be preceded by a brief compilation of Henson holiday clips. 

This screening is courtesy of Sesame Workshop, New York, New York. 

Photo: © Sesame Workshop 

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for MoMI members at the Senior/Student level and above. Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.