A bronze statue of Jim Henson and his amphibian creation KERMIT THE FROG will be dedicated to the late puppeteer's alma mater the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK today (24SEP03).

The design, by sculptor JAY HALL CARPENTER, depicts the late Henson and Kermit in conversation.

The statue will be placed in the new Jim Henson Memorial Garden outside the university's student union. Henson attended

The statue and garden will be dedicated on what would have been Henson's 67th birthday. He died in 1990.

24/09/2003 08:56