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Bread and Puppet museum in Glover, VT

On Thursday I went to visit the Bread and Puppet museum in Glover, VT. From the website:  "The Bread and Puppet Theater was founded in 1963 by Peter Schumann on New York City’s Lower East Side. Besides rod-puppet and hand puppet shows for children, the concerns of the first productions were rents, rats, police, and other problems of the neighborhood. More complex theater pieces followed, in which sculpture, music, dance and language were equal partners. The puppets grew bigger and bigger. Annual presentations for Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving and Memorial Day often included children and adults from the community as participants. Many performances were done in the street. During the Vietnam War, Bread and puppet staged block-long processions and pageants involving hundreds of people. In 1974 Bread and Puppet moved to a farm in Glover in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. The 140-year old hay barn was transformed into a museum for veteran puppets. Our Domestic Resurrection Circus, a two day outdoor festival of puppetry shows, was presented annually through 1998."  You can read more about the project here at http://breadandpuppet.org/ Every surface of the museum barn and theatre chapel is covered with drawings or puppets.  Presented in clusters relating to the performances they were featured in, the puppets range from comical to frightening.  It is a world  best experienced by visiting in person.