Outdoor Movies at the Museum (May-Sept)

Outdoor movies begin on May 26th!

Join us for special screenings of new and classic films at the Frontier Culture Museum.

  • Admission is FREE!
  • All movies will begin at sunset and will be held in the Dod Amphitheater (near the Irish Farm exhibit). Rain location will be the Cochran Pavilion.
  • Bench seating will be limited so we recommend you bring a blanket and/or folding event chairs.
  • A concessions vendor will be on hand, but coolers/picnics are welcome.

5/26:  Coco

Location:  Dod Amphitheater – Bring a blanket or folding event chairs if you wish (* rain location is the Cochran Pavilion)
Screenings:  8:30 pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)
Admission: FREE
Rated: PG
Synopsis:  Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

 


6/09:  The Neverending Story

Location:  Dod Amphitheater – Bring a blanket or folding event chairs if you wish (* rain location is the Cochran Pavilion)
Screenings:  8:30 pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)
Admission: FREE
Rated: PG
Synopsis:  On his way to school, Bastian (Barret Oliver) ducks into a bookstore to avoid bullies. Sneaking away with a book called “The Neverending Story,” Bastian begins reading it in the school attic. The novel is about Fantasia, a fantasy land threatened by “The Nothing,” a darkness that destroys everything it touches. The kingdom needs the help of a human child to survive. When Bastian reads a description of himself in the book, he begins to wonder if Fantasia is real and needs him to survive.


7/03:  An American Tale

Location:  Dod Amphitheater – Bring a blanket or folding event chairs if you wish (* rain location is the Cochran Pavilion)
Screenings:  8:45 pm (doors open at 7:30 pm)
Admission: FREE
Rated: G
Synopsis: A young mouse named Fievel Mousekewitz (Phillip Glasser) and his family emigrate from Russia to the United States by boat after their home is destroyed by cats. During the trip, a fierce storm throws Fievel from the ship, and he loses contact with his family. Luckily, he manages to sail to New York in a bottle. There, Irish mouse Bridget (Cathianne Blore), an Italian mouse named Tony (Pat Musick) and a kindly cat named Tiger (Dom DeLuise) help Fievel search for his loved ones.


8/18:  Jumanji

Location:  Dod Amphitheater – Bring a blanket or folding event chairs if you wish (* rain location is the Cochran Pavilion)
Screenings:  8:00 pm (doors open at 7:00 pm)
Admission: FREE
Rated: PG
Synopsis:  Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they’ll be stuck in the game forever.


9/01:  A Wrinkle In Time

Location:  Dod Amphitheater – Bring a blanket or folding event chairs if you wish (* rain location is the Cochran Pavilion)
Screenings:  7:45 pm (doors open at 6:45 pm)
Admission: FREE
Rated: PG
Synopsis: Meg Murry and her little brother, Charles Wallace, have been without their scientist father, Mr. Murry, for five years, ever since he discovered a new planet and used the concept known as a tesseract to travel there. Joined by Meg’s classmate Calvin O’Keefe and guided by the three mysterious astral travelers known as Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, the children brave a dangerous journey to a planet that possesses all of the evil in the universe.