Rewards Including Chocolate
For those of you whose Kickstarter rewards include chocolate, we greatly appreciate your patience with the fulfillment of these rewards. Things have finally cooled off, and we have been distributing... Read more
A rare evening with Frank Oz on September 22 (discount enclosed)
An Evening with Frank Oz
Friday, September 22, 7:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image, Astoria, NY
In Celebration of Jim Henson’s Birthday
Frank Oz was Jim Henson’s main... Read more
Kickstarter Day Update!
Dear Henson Kickstarter Backers,
We are working hard to complete the exhibition for the opening next week!!! We are also shipping rewards every week, and notifications are going out as those... Read more
Backer Acknowledgment page is back up!
Thank you for your understanding and patience as we worked through some technical issues associated with our Kickstarter webpage acknowledging the names of all our amazing Kickstarter Campaign backers for ... Read more
The Jim Henson Exhibition opens July 22!
We are excited to announce that the long-awaited The Jim Henson Exhibition opens Saturday, July 22, thanks in large part to all of your support!
This dynamic visitor experience—housed... Read more
Thank you for an incredible campaign!
Our Kickstarter campaign for The Jim Henson Exhibitionhas come to a close. In total, we raised $144,230 pledged by 2,072 generous and enthusiastic backers. We at the Museum of... Read more
$140,000+ pledged by more than 2,000 backers with 1 day to go!
With just 24 hours remaining, our campaign has exceeded $140,000 in pledges and surpassed 2,000 backers. We are blown away by these tremendous milestones and the support we have received.... Read more
48 hours to go as we near 2,000 backers!
With just 48 hours left our campaign is approaching 2,000 backers!
As a special offer, we have adjusted pricing for some of our rewards, including a Muppet Babies vintage tote,... Read more
Over the weekend, we were thrilled to see our $125,000 stretch goal being surpassed! Our campaign still has 9 days to go, and there are some exciting rewards available for... Read more
We have some exciting new rewards to offer, including sealed boxes of Farscape trading cards, puppet character photos signed by Karen Prell, and lunch for two in Manhattan with Bonnie... Read more
Final Stretch Goal: $125,000 for interactive experiences
Once again, the generosity of the community of Jim Henson fans has surpassed our wildest expectations! Thanks to all of you who helped us reach our stretch goal of $100,000... Read more
We always knew Jim Henson fans were the best. Our Kickstarter campaign just surpassed $100,000 (with 19 days to go). Thank you for all your support!
Please continue to... Read more
Live Curator Q&A today
Our live curator Q&A is today at 1 pm EST! Be sure to join us as Barbara Miller, the Museum's Curator of the Collection and Exhibitions, answers your questions about ... Read more
Live Curator Q&A!
We are hosting a Live Curator Q&A with the Museum’s Curator of the Collection and Exhibitions, Barbara Miller, to answer questions about The Jim Henson Exhibition from our backers and... Read more
We’ve raised $75,000!
We are only $25,000 away from our stretch goal to conserve even more puppets in the Museum’s Jim Henson Collection! And, we recently surpassed 1,000 backers! Today is a day... Read more
We have three amazing new rewards to share with you!
ONE Henson’s mega-fan collector’s bundle, which features a Jim Henson Special Edition Action Figurefrom Palisades Toys ‒ signed by... Read more
Stretch Goal: $100,000 to restore more puppets!
We are so grateful for the outpouring of support from the community of Jim Henson fans! Your generosity has enabled us to meet our goal of $40,000 to preserve and... Read more
500 Backers in First 24 Hours!
We are forever grateful to all of our backers for the overwhelming support we've received within the first 24 hours of our campaign! We've made great strides in our efforts... Read more