Hidden Treasures at the Northwest Puppet Center

The Northwest Puppet Center in Seattle, Washington is a charming space dedicated to promoting and supporting the puppet arts, not only staging performances in their center, but also preserving old and modern puppets from all over the world. However, the historic exhibit they have available is only a small part of the vast collection they own. Their puppets were donated by different sources, and one donorin particular: Alan Cook, who has devoted his life to studying and collecting puppets, gathering over 5,000 of them. Now most of Cook’s collection rests at the Northwest Puppet Center.Some are already on display,...

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