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Spring Puppet Forum Series: W.A Dwiggins and Puppetry

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
7:00pm – 8:30pm

Storrs Campus
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry

Attending this event counts towards Sophomore Honors.

For its 2017 Spring Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host four free scintillating discussions with puppeteers, animators, designers, producers, and writers on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. in February through April at in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center. The Spring Puppet Forum schedule will include the following talks:

March 29: W.A. Dwiggins: Puppetry and Graphic Design with Bruce Kennett While William Addison Dwiggins (1880-1956) has long been recognized in American puppetry as a singularly innovative early 20th-century modernist, he had an equally influential career as an illustrator, type designer, calligrapher, and book designer. Join Bruce Kennett, author of a forthcoming monograph on Dwiggins, in a fascinating and enlightening discussion of this unique polymath of visual design.

Contact:

emily.wicks@uconn.edu

Honors Program (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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