Puppetry Arts Institute

+1-816-833-9777 [email protected]


Welcome to the Puppetry Arts Institute!

We are a creative and educational center dedicated to the art of puppetry. We have many interesting activities for children’s groups, families and adults.

In addition to our Museum Exhibits,  we offer:

—Puppet Shows (on site and traveling)

—Puppet Painting and Marionette Workshops

—Puppet Kits (to make at home)

—Puppet Repair, Restoration, and Appraisal

—How to Be a Puppeteer (Instruction and Technique)

—Birthday Parties

—Public Speakers for your events

—Ladies’ Teas, and

—Rental Space for your Event(s)

We also have a Puppetry Library, and would be glad to assist you with any questions you may have about puppetry and/or Hazelle Rollins and her marionettes.

More details are given on the pages of this website.

For questions, to book an appointment, or for charitable contributions, you may contact us at:

Puppetry Arts Institute

11025 E. Winner Road,

Independence, MO  64052

(816) 833-9777  [email protected]

We’re open Tuesday – Saturday

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Our mission:

“To preserve and promote puppetry through entertainment and education for all ages”