WELCOME

TO THE ART THEATRE

The Art Theatre originally opened in 1925 as a single screen silent movie house. At that time, there were over 50 independent theatres in Long Beach, today only the Art remains.

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HOST YOUR EVENT AT THE THEATER

The Art Theatre is the perfect venue for a wide variety of private events. With our state of the art digital sound system and projection, our equipment is second to none in Long Beach.

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES
As of May 1st, proof of vaccination is no longer required; however, we strongly encourage our patrons to continue wearing masks.

Enjoy having your name, brand, company or any person you wish to celebrate, laser engraved on a plaque on your very own Art Theatre seat. When you sponsor a seat, we can also acknowledge your gift to a recipient of your choice.

Dr. Mark Vidor Legacy Fund

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In-Theatre Viewing

Bones and All
Bones and All
(2hr 10mins R)
Make It A Thanksgiving Treat!
Starting November 23rd!
Maren, a young woman, learns how to survive on the margins of society.

Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
(1hr 57mins PG)
One Last Week On the Silver Screen!
Starting December 2nd - 8th!
Guillermo del Toro reinvents Carlo Collodi's classic tale of the wooden marionette who is magically brought to life in order to mend the heart of a grieving woodcarver named Geppetto. This whimsical, stop-motion musical directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson follows the mischievous and disobedient adventures of Pinocchio in his pursuit of a place in the world.

FREE SCREENING: Nasrin
FREE SCREENING: Nasrin
(1hr. 32min. N/R)
In partnership with The Iranian American Women Foundation
$1 RSVP (In-Theatre Viewing) FREE
The Art Theatre of Long Beach is partnering with the Iranian American Women Foundation to raise funding for the Iranian Women`s Movement. Join us for a free screening of Nasrin (2020) followed by a Q&A with IAWF. Presale Ticket Reservations are optional. All ticket reservations will be donated to IAWF.

White Noise
White Noise
(2hr 16mins R)
A Literary Treat!
Starting December 9th!
White Noise dramatizes a contemporary American family's attempts to deal with the mundane conflicts of everyday life while grappling with the universal mysteries of love, death, and the possibility of happiness in an uncertain world.

Bad Axe
Bad Axe
(1hr 40min NR) 2021 US Tommy Haines, director
Art 11! Free admission to Platinum, Gold, and Silver Members.
Art 11. December 10th & 11th at 11 AM
With Intro and Q & A with Director David Siev A real-time portrait of 2020 unfolds as an Asian-American family in Trump’s rural America fights to keep their restaurant and American dream alive in the face of a pandemic, Neo-Nazis, and generational scars from the Cambodian Killing Fields.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
(1hr 40min R)
Saturday December 17th at 11PM! Please arrive by 10:00pm in order to be seated for the pre-show at 10:30pm.
Saturday December 17th! (In-Theatre Viewing)
Shadowcast by the one and only Midnight Insanity, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is back at The Art! A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

FOOD

The HipPea offers Art Theatre visitors a fresh and healthy alternative to traditional fast food – Falafel! Made from organic chickpeas their Gluten-Free falafel is based on a secret family recipe.
VISIT THE HIPPEA ►

WINE

Our intimate wine bar brings you the best in personally chosen wines from around the globe. Enjoy artisanal meats and cheeses to make your visit a complete evening to remember.
ABOUT ART DU VIN ►

VOTED

NUMBER ONE

Voted THE NUMBER ONE INDEPENDENT THEATRE in Los Angeles, the Art opened as a silent movie theatre and included a pipe organ and orchestra pit. It is the oldest operating single screen house in Long Beach. Our art deco, streamline moderne-style historical landmark is famous for its screening of the most imaginative and stimulating independent, documentary, animated, alternative lifestyle, and foreign language films. After one million dollars of loving restoration, the addition of a wine bar and coffee bar, The Art Theatre is the perfect destination for memorable evening.
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