String puppets. By unknown makers (Sinhalese). MOA Collection: Eh149, Eh147, Eh164, Eh144, Eh142. Photo by Alina Ilyasova, courtesy of Museum of Anthropology at UBC.

Shadows, Strings and Other Things: The Enchanting Theatre of Puppets

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MOA presents a new exhibition that reveals our enduring fascination with storytelling — Shadows, Strings and Other Things: The Enchanting Theatre of Puppets. This enchanting exhibition illustrates the role puppets have played around the world in the transmission of cultural knowledge, stories, and values from generation to generation.

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