Search Museum of the Moving Image

Henson Screenings and Programs (Fall/Winter 2011)

Oct 1, 2011 — Jan 2, 2012

This season’s programs highlight the diversity of Jim Henson’s creations beyond the Muppets, from Fraggle Rock to commercials, environmental advocacy to made-for-television experiments, and much more. The season also includes special personal appearances by some of Henson’s most important collaborators, including his longtime creative partner Frank Oz, Miss Piggy designer Bonnie Erickson, Labyrinth costume and conceptual designer Brian Froud, Brian Henson, and many more.

This series is organized by Museum of the Moving Image in partnership with The Jim Henson Legacy, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Irena Kovarova. It includes programs from the touring series Muppets, Music and Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy.

Past Events

A long-blonde-haired woman in a gray sweater looks up at a man with short dark hair in a gray suit in a modern-looking room with blue neon lights
A long-blonde-haired woman in a gray sweater looks up at a man with short dark hair in a gray suit in a modern-looking room with blue neon lights
A long-blonde-haired woman in a gray sweater looks up at a man with short dark hair in a gray suit in a modern-looking room with blue neon lights
A long-blonde-haired woman in a gray sweater looks up at a man with short dark hair in a gray suit in a modern-looking room with blue neon lights
A long-blonde-haired woman in a gray sweater looks up at a man with short dark hair in a gray suit in a modern-looking room with blue neon lights
A long-haired blonde woman holding up a phone and filming herself while leaning against a sink in a bathroom, wearing a multicolored spangled purple, blue, and gold dress, while another blonde-haired woman pokes around the bathroom wall and peeks at her as she films herself
A long-haired blonde woman holding up a phone and filming herself while leaning against a sink in a bathroom, wearing a multicolored spangled purple, blue, and gold dress, while another blonde-haired woman pokes around the bathroom wall and peeks at her as she films herself
A long-haired blonde woman holding up a phone and filming herself while leaning against a sink in a bathroom, wearing a multicolored spangled purple, blue, and gold dress, while another blonde-haired woman pokes around the bathroom wall and peeks at her as she films herself
A long-haired blonde woman holding up a phone and filming herself while leaning against a sink in a bathroom, wearing a multicolored spangled purple, blue, and gold dress, while another blonde-haired woman pokes around the bathroom wall and peeks at her as she films herself
An extreme closeup of a woman looking in a mirror and the camera with a blank expression
An extreme closeup of a woman looking in a mirror and the camera with a blank expression
A group of people, children and adults, in bathing suits by a beautiful idyllic lake, sitting in the grass
A group of people, children and adults, in bathing suits by a beautiful idyllic lake, sitting in the grass
A group of people, children and adults, in bathing suits by a beautiful idyllic lake, sitting in the grass
Four people sit before a table in a conference room; the man and woman in the middle are wearing suit jackets and flowers in their lapels as though getting married, and the younger boy on the left and girl on the right appear to be witnessing to their signing legal marriage papers, which are laid out in front of them.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
A bearded man in a yellow shirt and knit cap stands in a spaceship with an alarmed look on his face, holding a vaccuum-like tube and nozzle as he looks up.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
An image of a concert filmed from behind the musicians, featuring two keyboardists, drums, a soloist with one hand up and holding a.microphone, and a group of three backup singers.
A man in a wrestling outfit on his knees and his arms out
A black and white shot of a woman standing under a tree outdoors and facing a chair
A black and white shot of a woman standing under a tree outdoors and facing a chair
A black and white shot of a woman standing under a tree outdoors and facing a chair
A black and white shot of a woman standing under a tree outdoors and facing a chair
A black and white shot of a woman standing under a tree outdoors and facing a chair
A black and white shot of a woman standing under a tree outdoors and facing a chair
close up image of a reclined man and woman looking into each other's eyes
close up image of a reclined man and woman looking into each other's eyes
close up image of a reclined man and woman looking into each other's eyes
close up image of a reclined man and woman looking into each other's eyes
close up image of a reclined man and woman looking into each other's eyes
close up image of a reclined man and woman looking into each other's eyes
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man and woman sit on either side of the photograph, facing the camera and sitting in front of a lit-up merry-go-round.
A man on a motorcycle rides across a bridge carrying a large cardboard cutout of a woman dressed in pink
A man on a motorcycle rides across a bridge carrying a large cardboard cutout of a woman dressed in pink
A man on a motorcycle rides across a bridge carrying a large cardboard cutout of a woman dressed in pink
A man on a motorcycle rides across a bridge carrying a large cardboard cutout of a woman dressed in pink
A man on a motorcycle rides across a bridge carrying a large cardboard cutout of a woman dressed in pink
A man on a motorcycle rides across a bridge carrying a large cardboard cutout of a woman dressed in pink
Two young people, a teenager and an adolescent, look off-screen, the older girl with her arm around the younger boy
Two young people, a teenager and an adolescent, look off-screen, the older girl with her arm around the younger boy
Two young people, a teenager and an adolescent, look off-screen, the older girl with her arm around the younger boy
Two young people, a teenager and an adolescent, look off-screen, the older girl with her arm around the younger boy
Two young people, a teenager and an adolescent, look off-screen, the older girl with her arm around the younger boy
Two young people, a teenager and an adolescent, look off-screen, the older girl with her arm around the younger boy
Two young people, a teenager and an adolescent, look off-screen, the older girl with her arm around the younger boy