AVAM's Flicks From The Hill
Presented in the Hughes Family Outdoor Theater
#Flicks 2017 schedule announced!
- When: Thursdays in July & August
- Time: Screenings @ 9pm
- Cost: FREE! AVAM Open & FREE 5-9pm on Flicks nights!
- Where: On Federal Hill, Movie Rain location: inside AVAM's JRVC, 3rd floor*
Grab a blanket, picnic under the stars, and watch a great film
selection inspired by AVAM's current exhibition. 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.
*In case of inclement weather, you can check our Facebook page if the screening has moved indoors to our Jim Rouse Visionary Center, the third building on our Wonderland campus. Food and drink are allowed there. Service animals are also allowed, though pets are not.
Flicks From The Hill 2017 Season:
All screenings are at 9pm on Federal Hill & FREE!
- July 6: Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory
1971 • G • Director: Mel Stuart • Starring: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum
Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory. He and his grandpa then get a tour of the strangest chocolate factory in the world. The owner leads five young winners on a thrilling and often dangerous tour of his factory.
- July 13: Napoleon Dynamite
2004 • PG • Director: Jared Hess • Starring: Jon Heder, Efren Ramirez, Jon Gries
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with is bizarre family life back home.
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Bike Ride with Race Pace Bicycles • 6:30-8:00pm • FREE • Starts @ Race Pace Bicycles (1414 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD). Ends @ AVAM.
- July 20: The Hundred-Foot Journey
2014 • PG • Director: Lasse Hallström • Starring: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal
The Kadam family leaves India for France where they open a restaurant directly across the road from Madame Mallory's Michelin-starred eatery.
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Yoga with Baltimore YogaWorks • 6:30-7:30pm • FREE • RVC Plaza • Register here
- July 27: AVAM MEMBERS CHOICE! "Big"
1988 • PG • Director: Penny Marshall • Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, Robert Loggia
After wishing to be made big, a teenage boy wakes up the next morning to find himself mysteriously in the body of an adult.
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Fun Run with Charm City Run • 6:30-8:00pm • FREE • Meet at Whirligig Plaza • Register here
- August 3: Julie & Julia
2009 • PG-13 • Director: Nora Ephron • Starring: Amy Adams, Meryl Streep, Chris Messina
Frustrated with a soul-killing job, New Yorker Julie Powell embarks on a daring project: she vows to prepare all 524 recipes in Julia Childs' landmark cookbook, "Mastering the Art of French Cooking."
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Boot Camp with Savoy Fitness • 6:30-7:30pm • FREE • Meet at Whirligig Plaza
- August 10: The Nutty Professor
1996 • PG-13 • Director: Tom Shadyac • Starring: Eddie Murphy, Jada Pinkett Smith, James Coburn
Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Kickboxing with Federal Hill Fitness • 6:30-7:15pm • FREE • Meet at Whirligig Plaza.
- August 17: Moonstruck
1987 • PG • Director: Norman Jewison • Starring: Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis
Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, find herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Pilates with Arielle Gordon • 6:30-7:15pm • FREE • Meet at the plaza outside of our Jim Rouse Visionary Center • Follow Arielle on Facebook
- August 24: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
1982 • PG • Director: Steven Spielberg • Starring: Henry Thomas, Drew Barrymore, Peter Coyote
A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.
with FIT BEFORE FLICKS: Bike Ride with Race Pace Bicycles • 6:30-8:00pm • FREE • Starts @ Race Pace Bicycles (1414 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD). Ends @ AVAM • Stay tuned for more info.
with Food Truck Night • 5:30-9:00pm • FREE • bring cash or credit for grub • Stay tuned for more info.