Museum & Tours
Calendar of Events
Hazelle Rollins History
Hazelle Rollins Puppet Factory Exhibit
The Art of DoLores Hadley
The Art of Pady Blackwood
The Art of Robert LeRoy Smith
There's plenty to do at the Puppetry Arts Institute!
See Our Hazelle Rollins Exhibit
Paint a One of a Kind Puppet
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
, we offer:
(on site and traveling)
—Puppet Painting and Marionette Workshops
(to make at home)
—Puppet Repair, Restoration, and Appraisal
—How to Be a Puppeteer
(Instruction and Technique)
—Public Speakers for your events
for your Event(s)
We also have a
, 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
We’re open Tuesday – Saturday
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
“To preserve and promote puppetry through entertainment and education for all ages”
What's Happening at PAI