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November Meeting with Swazzle

Join SFBAPG for a virtual workshop tour and puppet building demonstration with Swazzle. The puppet company Swazzle co-owners Sean and Patrick Johnson will give SFBAPG members an exclusive virtual tour of the Swazzle Puppet Studio. Participants will get an exclusive peek behind the curtain of the workshop that built puppets […]


August Online Event

Sign up Below for our August Special Event – Featuring 3 Great Topics When: Sun., Aug. 15th 4-5ish pm on Zoom. Join us for an exceptional hour combining 3 areas of interest for puppeteers an award-winning Zoom show performed by teens highlights of July’s Puppet Experiment submissions a look at the […]


Puppet Experiment – Extended

Puppet Experiment is extended! The Theme of July and August: Found Materials from your Natural Environment The world has collapsed, and you managed to survive as an urban Robinson Crusoe. And now, you need to create your puppet project! You have to “hunt” your puppet materials in nature; wild nature, […]


July 2021 Newsletter

Hello from John Arnold, your guest editor. Don’t miss this month’s newsletter, we have a letter from your new guild president, the start of a new Puppet Experiment-Found Objects in your environment, programming around the corner in august, an article about Sergei Obraztsov, amazing 3d printing techniques used by Images […]


2021 May Guild Meeting

May Guild Meeting: Presenting Stinky Tales® plus the Basics & Tips of Grant Writing  Sun. May 16 from 3-5 pm Sign Up Below Times may vary slightly 3-3:30 SF Bay Area Guild Meeting led by Camilla Henneman – Puppet News & Events! 3:30-4:15ish Stinky Tales® with Doug & Annie Zesiger […]


January 2021 Newsletter

January 2021, with the promise of a new year and hopefully a new outlook, is upon us.  The guild is planning a fantastic and quite special virtual holiday event that you won’t want to miss.  Read all about it in the newsletter.  Your January 2021 Newsletter for printing and/reading.


December 2020 Newsletter

Check out the December 2020 newsletter.  I know I say this every time, but this time I’m saying it again because it’s true…THIS IS ANOTHER GREAT NEWSLETTER! Thanks to all our wonderful contributors, our newsletters are just getting better and better.  So read it and learn and enjoy!   AND!!! Don’t forget […]


November 2020 Newsletter

Check out the November 2020 newsletter. There’s some great stuff here, including a free workshop in 3 weeks, a wonderful article on creating a “signature puppet” for preschool classroom work, and some photos of what you may have missed at the guild Halloween event!  Thanks to all who contributed! View it […]


June 2018 Newsletter

[wpfilebase tag=file id=70 /] June 2018 Newsletter Inside this Issue  Election results  Upcoming meetings  Review of workshop with DLUX puppets  Visit to Lex Rudd’s exhibits  New puppet novel by Independent Eye  Puppet Festival in Menlo Park  Puppet Building for the O’Neill  And More!


Guild Holiday Party, Sat January 20, 2018!

Mark your calendars for this Guild traditional celebration of the Holidays and New Year. RSVP a http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0b48a4a623a13-sfbapg1t  Location: The Veterans Memorial Hall of Benicia, 1150 1st. Street, Benicia, CA 94510. Time: 4:30 till 9:00  Room available at 3:15 for set up Jan 20, 2018 Parking: Parking will be difficult due to another event starting […]


Guild Meeting

Don’t miss this Fun-filled Guild Get-together! This Sunday, Oct 22, 12:30 – 3:30 pm Western Korean Church, 1595 Edgeworth Ave, Daly City   Guild Meeting includes… Meet, Greet/Show & Tell If you’d like, bring a puppet or project you’re working on to share with others. If you can, bring a snack or […]