Virtual Show and Tell June 14th

Join us Friday, June 14th at 6:30pm Pacific for our next Open Studio Show-and-Tell! Signup now to receive the link to this virtual event.  You are welcome to present or simply join the audience and offer feedback.  Presenters may share their project (at any stage of completion) for three minutes.  […]

May Meeting Ralph Chesse, Early Children’s Television Pioneer & SF Renaissance Man Rediscovered in New Exhibition & Puppet Demo by Fred C. Reilly lll

Guild Meeting & Public Opening Program & ReceptionSaturday, May 18, 1-4:30 p.m.San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium, Lower Level,  100 Larkin Street, SF Ralph Chesse, Early Children’s Television Pioneer Born of Creole heritage in New Orleans in 1900, Chessé spent the bulk of his life as a working artist in […]

A Huge and Great Puppet Newsletter March 2024

In this newsletter, you’ll find lots of puppet events coming up, including the announcement of two Bay Area Puppet Festivals with workshops and performances, member profiles, projects, a chance to weigh in on what you want from the guild, announcements, call for nominations and so much more! Read and mark […]

2024 February Newsletter

SFBAPG IS CELEBRATING 70 YEARS, starting this month with the guild holiday party and the World Premiere of the SFBAPG Puppetathlon. (Think “American Ninja Warrior” but with puppets!)Watch the newsletter also for the continuing series of articles on the history of our guild. What you don’t know might surprise you!Also […]

October 2023 Newsletter

And here’s what you’ll find in October:The guild is turning 70 and plans include apuppet festival and a Puppetathlon!Mary Nagler will be teaching an exeptionalindepth workshop on puppet construction(limited to 12!)The Guild’s recent Show and Tell wasfantasic-see write up and videosMeet a new guild member in our new columnGiant Puppets […]

Annual Puppet Fair at Fairyland

Sat., Aug 26 Fairyland, Puppet Fair 10:00-4:30 Fairyland699 Bellevue Avenue, OaklandOakland, CA Your Guild has been participating in Puppet Fair at Fairyland since 1956! Join us for this action-packed day of puppet shows, a puppet exhibit and events, provided by Fairyland. Admission: Admission to Fairyland is free to Guild members […]