Sesame Street at 40: Milestones on the Street

Film/Video

The season 1 cast of Sesame Street

Sesame Street at 40: Milestones on the Street

Recommended for ages 6 and up

Zoom: Family Film Festival 2010

<em>Zoom</em>brings an assortment of entertaining and acclaimed films to the Wex each year. This time the festival features the return of Jim Henson's Muppets and new behind-the-scenes moments from<em>Sesame Street</em>, short films from around the globe, animation galore, and a can’t-miss Charlie Chaplin classic for the whole family. Families can also enjoy hands-on activities, our free Saturday morning breakfast and pajama party, and a Saturday afternoon ice cream social.

More Muppet™ Magic: Jim Henson's Legacy

<em>More Muppet Magic</em>brings together a daylong November mini-festival of Muppet hits and rarities, and a day of screenings related to<em>Sesame Street</em>during the<em>Zoom: Family Film Festival</em>in December. This series is made possible through the generous assistance of The Jim Henson Legacy, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Sesame Workshop, and tour organizer Irena Kovarova.

Sun, Dec 5, 2010 2:45 PM

This "best-of" compilation features 40 years worth of classic and important Sesame Street moments.

You'll see bits from the series' first episode, Luis and Maria's wedding, the birth of Gabi, the adoption of Miles, the death of Mr. Hooper, and a hurricane hitting Sesame Street, among others. Guests include C-3PO, R2-D2, Tony Bennett, Ben Stiller, James Gandolfini, and others. (81 mins., video)

The Zoom: Family Film Festival for 2010 was organized by Chris Stults, Wexner Center assistant curator of film/video, and Jean Pitman, educator for youth programs.

Please Note: The age recommendation listed above is very general. If you would like to discuss the specifics of any film before viewing it with your child, please call Jean Pitman at (614) 292-4614.

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This film is part of both Zoom: Film Film Festival 2010 and the series More Muppet™ Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy. More Muppet™ Magic is produced by The Jim Henson Legacy and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Tour Executive Producer: Irena Kovarova. MUPPET, MUPPETS and the Muppets Characters are registered trademarks of The Muppets Studio, LLC. All rights reserved. © The Muppets Studio, LLC. For Muppets materials. Sesame Street® and associated characters, trademarks and design elements are owned and licensed by Sesame Workshop. © 2010 Sesame Workshop. All rights reserved. ™ & © 2010 The Jim Henson Company. JIM HENSON's mark & logo, characters and elements are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company. All rights reserved.

© Photography courtesy of The Jim Henson Company, The Muppets Studio, LLC, and Sesame Workshop

Jean Dubuffet, Vaches au pre (Cows in a meadow), 1954

Reserve your tickets now for Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection, on view through Dec 31. Learn more about the exhibition.

Artists featured in Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection

Learn more about the artists represented in Transfigurations at our dedicated website. (Educators will also find curriculum resources to support their K–12 classrooms.)