Events

AVAM's Flicks From The Hill

Free Flicks on Federal Hill: Thursdays: July 10–Aug 28!

AVAM's 2014 Flicks From The Hill series is presented by Chipotle Mexican Grill in the Hughes Family Outdoor Theater

  • When: Thursdays: July 10 – August 28
  • What Time: Screenings @ 9pm
  • AVAM Open & FREE 5-9pm on Flicks nights
  • Cost: FREE!!!
  • Where: On Federal Hill (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, Human, Soul & Machine: The Coming Singularity! 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 a Giant Golden Hand; a twinkling view of the city; and an amazing community experience that is FREE. Find out why AVAM's 'Flicks' series was listed by Travel + Leisure magazine as one of the "World's Best Free Things," and frequently tops many other "Best Of" lists around the city. And don't forget: the museum is OPEN & FREE between 5 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 will be available for the indoor screenings, or you can bring your own 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 contact us ahead of time so that we may assist you. Thank you!

    Previous Flicks This Season:

  • July 10: Back To The Future
  • July 17: Hugo
  • July 24: King of Hearts
 

2014 Flicks Schedule:

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

Next Flick:

July 31: WarGames

1983 • Director: John Badham • Starring: Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, John Wood

A young man finds a back door into a military central computer in which reality is confused with game-playing, possibly starting World War III. (IMDB)

with Tour de Federal Hill Bike Ride #2: 6:30-8pm • Start @ Race Pace Bicycles (1410 Key Hwy), Finish @ AVAM • FREE!More Info...

August 7: Time Bandits

1981 • Director: Terry Gilliam • Starring: Sean Connery, Shelley Duvall, John Cleese

A young boy accidentally joins a band of dwarves as they jump from time-period to time-period looking for treasure to steal. (Google)

with AVAM Fan Club Member's Night: 6:30-8:30pm • FREE reception for Members! • in our Tall Sculpture Barn & Garden • RSVP to melissa@avam.org or 410.244.1900 x238

August 14: The Time Machine

1960 • Director: George Pal • Starring: Rod Taylor, Alan Young, Yvette Mimieux

Based on the 1895 H.G. Wells novel, a man from Victorian England builds a time machine which travels to the far future, where he finds that humanity has divided into two hostile species. (Google/IMDB)

with Free Charm City Yoga Workshop • 7-7:45pm • FREE • BYO Yoga Mat & Towel • More Info...

August 21: UPDATE!
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

1982 • Director: Nicholas Meyer • Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

With the aid of the Enterprise crew, Admiral Kirk must stop an old nemesis, Khan Noonien Singh, from using his son's life-generating device, the Genesis Device, as the ultimate weapon. (IMDB)

with Tour de Federal Hill Bike Ride #3: 6:30-8pm • Start @ Race Pace Bicycles (1410 Key Hwy), Finish @ AVAM • FREE!More Info...

August 28: Jurassic Park

1993 • Director: Steven Spielberg • Starring: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum

In Steven Spielberg's massive blockbuster, paleontologists Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and mathematician Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) are among a select group chosen to tour an island theme park populated by dinosaurs created from prehistoric DNA. While the park's mastermind, billionaire John Hammond (Richard Attenborough), assures everyone that the facility is safe, they find out otherwise when various ferocious predators break free and go on the hunt. (Google)

with Flicks Food Truck Night! 5:30-8:30pm • FREE Entry! Bring cash or credit to pay for your grub • in AVAM's Whirligig plaza (weather permitting) • More Info...