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.

Featuring movies, theatre, dance, music, and more. 

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.