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The World on a String
Bunraku Otomi-maiden. Japan 1930s-60s
The World on a String
Puppets from the Alan Cook Collection of the International Puppetry Museum
Karen Mcguire
Karen McGuire, Curator - Cannon Art Gallery with Alan Cook
October 2 - December 30, 2011
Cannon Art Gallery
Opening Reception
Saturday, October 1, 5-7 p.m.

Hosted by
the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts

Virtually every culture in the world has some form of puppetry. In this fascinating exhibition selected from the Alan Cook Collection at the International Puppetry Museum in Pasadena, you get the grand tour. Included in the more than 200 works on display will be Sicilian marionettes, Indonesian shadow puppets, African rod puppets, Japanese Bunraku and more. Truly the world on a string.

Family Open Studios Plus with Hobey Ford's Golden Rod Puppets
Saturday October 15, 2011, 11a.m. to 2p.m., Free
Carlsbad City Library complex, courtyard and Schulman Auditorium
Performances at 11;45 a.m. and 1:15 p.m.

In the Schulman Auditorium, Hobey Ford's Golden Rod Puppets perform "Animalia," a beautiful production that explores animals through movement, music and stunning puppetry. The pieces include a look at butterfly and frog metamorphosis, the world of birds and an undersea ballet of whales, dolphins and otters. In the hands-on activity, families will get to create their own animal puppet using a variety of techniques and materials. It all adds up to another Family Open Studios program!

William D. Cannon Art Gallery Carlsbad City Library
760-602-2021 www.carlsbadca.gov/arts
1775 Dove Lane - Carlsbad, CA 92011
Tues. - Sat. 11 a.m. Sun. 1-5 p.m.
Closed on Nov. 11, 24 and 25 and Dec. 24 and 25

Sicilian Female Warrior
Sicilian Female Warrior Rod Puppet

The William D. Cannon Art Gallery is a program of the City of Carlsbad's Cultural Arts Office. Family Open Studios are generously funded by the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts. The "Plus" programs are made possible by the Carlsbad Library and Arts Foundation's Robert H. Gartner Cultural Endowment Fund.

Karen McGuire, Curator of Exhibit
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