A nonprofit performing arts venue, cinema, and community gathering space

The 1932 Criterion Theatre is a nonprofit performing arts venue, cinema, and community gathering space in the heart of Bar Harbor, Maine.


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The 1932 Criterion Theatre is a nonprofit cinema, theatre, multimedia art producer and venue committed to safeguarding this historic space for stories, storytellers, and audiences, located in downtown Bar Harbor. Originally built with 1,000 seats, the theatre now has 744 seats, with 82 in the architecturally significant “floating” balcony.

The Criterion has been a staple of the Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Island arts community since its construction. Each season we offer a variety of programming including first run Hollywood films, independent films, live theatrical productions, opera, dance, ballet, live music, mid-day children's programming, historical tours, and much more.


Marketing Manager

Type of Position: Full Time, Experience Required

Salary: $50,000 Annually

The Marketing Manager manages the day to day marketing activities of the organization and long term marketing strategy for the organization.

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Concessions Staff

Type of Position: Part Time As Needed, No Experience Required

Hourly Wage: $10

Concessions staff are responsible for providing friendly and helpful customer service, maintaining a clean work environment, and representing the theatre to patrons.

1932 Criterion Theatre
35 Cottage St.
Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207) 288-0829