Events

AVAM's Flicks From The Hill

Presented in the Hughes Family Outdoor Theater

#Flicks 2015 schedule announced!

  • When: Thursdays: July 9–August 27
  • Time: Screenings @ 9pm
  • AVAM Open & FREE 5-9pm on Flicks nights!
  • Cost: FREE!!!
  • Where: On Federal Hill
    Rain location: inside AVAM's JRVC, 3rd fl.

Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film selection inspired by AVAM's current exhibition, The Visionary Experience: Saint Francis to Finster. The Hughes Family Outdoor Theater features seating for more than a thousand on the natural amphitheater formed by Federal Hill; a 30-foot wide screen held from above by Adam Kurtzman's Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing, all-ages, community experience that is FREE! AVAM's #Flicks series was listed by Travel + Leisure Magazine as one of the "World's Best Free Things," and won City Paper's 2014 Best of Baltimore award for "Best Rain or Shine Event." And don't forget: the museum is OPEN & FREE between 5pm and 9pm on Flicks nights! American Visionary Art Museum is located at 800 Key Highway, Baltimore Inner Harbor, MD 21230 (Map), Phone: 410-244-1900.

Rain Location:

In the event of rain or other nasty weather, we will show the Flicks inside AVAM's Jim Rouse Visionary Center (JRVC) building on the 3rd floor. We watch the weather reports closely, and will announce the change as soon as we know via our Facebook (facebook.com/theavam) and Twitter (@TheAVAM) channels. Chairs may be provided for the indoor screenings, or you can bring your own chair/blanket and cozy up on the floor. Restrooms are convieniently located on each floor of the JRVC building, and there are elevators available as well. Sorry, no pets allowed inside.

Accessibility:

AVAM strives to make our free Flicks From The Hill series a fun and entertaining experience for all. We have intergrated several accessibility options so that all our fans may enjoy the films. If you have special accessibility needs for this event, please see this PDF about what options we have available, or contact us ahead of the event so that we may assist you. Thanks & we hope you enjoy the show!

Previous 2015 Flicks:

  • July 9: JAWS
  • July 16: The Truman Show
  • July 23: Labyrinth
  • July 30: Big Fish
  • Aug 6: Awakenings
  • Aug 13: Searching for Bobby Fischer
  • Aug 20: Beasts of the Southern Wild
 

Flicks From The Hill 2015 Season:

All screenings are at 9pm on Federal Hill & FREE!

August 27: The Wizard of Oz

1939 • N.R. • Directors: Norman Taurog, King Vidor, Victor Fleming, Mervyn LeRoy, George Cukor • Starring: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Margaret Hamilton

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. (IMDB)

with Flicks Food Truck Night: 5:30-8:30pm • FREE entry! (bring $ to pay for your grub) • Outside @ AVAM • MORE

Food Trucks: Chowhound, The Green Bowl, Golden West Cafe & Laughing Crab

 

Thanks to our 2015 Flicks Sponsors: