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Puppets prove enduring popularity

Thu, 09 Aug 2012 03:52:48 CDT
By: Laura Kennedy

Puppets prove enduring popularity
A unique collection from around the world highlights what roles puppets play in a variety of cultures. WGLT's Laura Kennedy has more on this exhibition at Illinois Wesleyan University.

   

"Puppetry: A World of Storytelling" runs at the Merwin Gallery at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington through August 17th.

See photos of the puppets.

Curator Carmen Lozar takes Laura Kennedy on a backstage tour of the puppet theatre.

   

Carmen Lozar explains what an improvised puppet is.

   

Carmen Lozar reveals the first politically incorrect puppets.

   

   

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