Courtesy of Museum of Pop Culture

The Jim Henson Exhibition: Imagination Unlimited


Jim Henson: Imagination Unlimited explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on popular culture. This comprehensive exhibition reveals how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought to life the enduringly popular worlds of The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, and much more. The exhibition features a broad range of artifacts related to Henson’s unparalleled career, including more than 20 puppets, character sketches, storyboards, scripts, photographs, film and television clips, behind-the-scenes footage, iconic costumes, and interactive experiences that allow visitors to try their hand at puppeteering on camera and designing a puppet.

The traveling exhibition is being toured worldwide by Museum of the Moving Image. Click here to find out how to bring Imagination Unlimited to your venue.


Museum of Pop Culture, Seattle, May 2017–February 2018 (world premiere)
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, June 1–September 2, 2018
Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience, Meridian, MS, January 11–May 4, 2019
COSI Center for Science and Industry, Columbus, OH, May 25–September 2, 2019 
Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM, November 23, 2019–April 19, 2020
The Durham Museum, Omaha, NE, October 3, 2020–January 10, 2021
The Henry Ford Museum, Dearborn, MI, June 4, 2021–September 6, 2021
Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, March 31–July 31, 2022
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, October 1, 2022–January 15, 2023

Other venues to be announced soon!