1932 CRITERION THEATRE

A historic space for the performing arts & cinema

The Criterion is a nonprofit cinema, theatre, multimedia art producer and venue committed to safeguarding this historic space for stories, storytellers, and audiences.

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Creative Endeavor Forum at the Southwest Harbor Public Library

On Tuesday, May 22nd at 5:30 p.m. The 1932 Criterion Theatre will host a community forum at the Southwest Harbor Public Library (338 Maine street, Southwest Harbor)on growing this island’s historic theater and nurturing a creative economy.

Join the Criterion Theatre management team to learn about our upcoming goals and to share your perspective and feedback on how the theatre can better serve the community. Whether you're a local performing artist, a business owner, film/arts lover, a longtime Criterion supporter, or you just want to learn more, join us for this informal Q&A discussion.

This event is held in conjunction with a similar forum co-hosted by The Jesup Memorial Library on Sunday, April 29th at 2 p.m.

If you have any questions please call 207.288.0829 or email kristin@criteriontheatre.org.

Creative Endeavor Forum at The Jesup Memorial Library

On Sunday, April 29th at 2 p.m. The 1932 Criterion Theatre and The Jesup Memorial Library will co-host a community outreach forum.

The discussion will be held at the library (34 Mt. Desert St, Bar Harbor) on the topic of both institutions’ roles as nonprofit organizations dedicated to nurturing the creative community of Mount Desert Island. “Our primary goals are to gauge people’s perspective, gather suggestions for how we can better serve the community, and engage folks on any big questions they have about why things run the way they do” said the Criterion’s Marketing Manager Zachary Taibi. Both organizations will give a brief presentation followed by a Q&A with attendees.

This event is held in conjunction with a similar forum hosted at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Tuesday, May 22nd at 5:30 p.m.

If you have any questions please call the theatre at 207.288.0829 or email zachary@criteriontheatre.org.