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                     Our summer hours 

Summer hours:  in addition to our regular hours we will be open on 


Sunday       1:00 pm to 3:00 pm       from July 6th through August 31st


Tuesday      11:00 am to 4:00pm   beginning June 17th  through August 26th


                             Regular hours       Weds.-Sat.  11-4



 

Thank you to all who worked and purchased items at our sale on July 12 & 13.   We couldn’t have done this without all of you. Special thanks to Cynthia and Chuck Edwards for their gathering and setting out of the items. Thank you to Shannon Curtis we would never have been able to clean up nearly as well without you.


Truck loads of items were sold at great prices!


Proceeds benefitted the puppet museum!

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Current

 

Museum Exhibit




Hazelle and Pelham Puppets and Toy Theatres

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Pinocchio rides in the Armed Forces Parade on May 18, 2014 


 

 

 

          The Valentinetti Puppet Museum celebrates the art of puppetry through

                                   creative, historical and cultural experiences.

 

  

 The Curator Report

 The year 2013 concluded our 15th year of serving the central (West Sound) Puget Sound area. The year began with the exhibit "Ramayana : Diversity in South Asia" to coincide with a Seattle performance at the ACT Theater of the "Ramayana". During the summer-fall, the museum mounted the memorial exhibit "The Marshall Campbell Legacy" in honor of the founder of Evergreen Children's Theatre and Valentinetti Puppet Museum. This past December the museum mounted its first one-man exhibit featuring the work of Bill Jarcho, founder of Zambini brothers. During 2 weeks in December Jarcho borrowed the 10 foot tall street puppet "Pinocchio" which he had commissioned to create earlier in the year to entertain airline travelers at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The museum exhibit, extending through March 2014, features 21 puppets spanning a period from 1996 to the present. Seattle's Wing Luke Museumof the Asian Pacific American experience has invited Bremerton's Valentinetti Puppet Museum's Curator and Seattle's Dimtri Carter of the Northwest Puppet Center to assist in mounting a puppet exhibit for their Children's Gallery. The exhibit is planned to open in July 2014. This is a wonderful example of cross Sound opportunities of showcasing our West Sound institutions and businesses.