The 1932 Criterion is a nonprofit cinema, theatre, multimedia art producer and venue committed to safeguarding a historic space for stories, storytellers, and audiences. Newly renovated, restored, and recently reopened the theatre presents first-run Hollywood films, a variety of live shows, music, dance, and children’s programming. Central to this mission is sharing the space with the community so we look forward to welcoming you!
The Criterion is hosting several Centennial events including Bar Harbor Brass Week on June 25th, PKMDI on September 30th, Acadia Night Sky Festival on September 22nd, a screening of the film “Becoming Acadia” on September 30th, Dark and Stormy MDI Story Slam on October 22nd and the Time Capsule on December 10th. Please visit our website for a full lineup of events.