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Please be advised: the Museum will be open on Wednesday, June 19, 12:00–6:00 p.m. for the Juneteenth holiday.


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Tut’s Fever Movie Palace

Tut’s Fever is a working movie theater and art installation created by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong, an homage to the ornate, exotic picture palaces of the 1920s

Behind the Screen

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The Museum's core exhibition immerses visitors in the creative and technical process of producing, promoting, and presenting films, television shows, and digital entertainment.

The Jim Henson Exhibition

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This dynamic experience explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on culture. 

An Act of Seeing: Barry Jenkins’s The Gaze

In his companion piece installation to The Underground Railroad, Jenkins further engages ideas about visibility, history, and power in moving-image portraits of the show’s background actors.

Twitch, Pop, Bloom: Science in Action

This video exhibition presents films produced for scientific education and entertainment between 1904 and 1936, an era when cinema was still a novel tool for manipulating time and scale to show what was imperceptible to the naked eye.

Tales in the Holoverse

The Museum is collaborating with creative technology studio Scatter on this project, which reimagines oral storytelling as a virtual, 3D experience and presents new possibilities for the future of the moving image. 

Living with The Walking Dead

This major new exhibition addresses the origins, production, fandom, and impact of The Walking Dead, one of the most watched shows in the history of cable television. Presented with support from AMC Networks.


The Dead Don’t Die

Jim Jarmusch’s Trump-era allegory imagines a placid upstate New York community overrun by zombies who have been reanimated by the addictive consumerism they practiced in life.


Strictly Ballroom

One of the most successful Australian films of all time, Baz Lurhmann's Strictly Ballroom plays July 15 as part of our Musical Matinees series.


One Cut of the Dead

An independent film crew making a low-budget zombie film encounters real-life zombies in Shinichiro Ueda's fresh and funny comic horror meta-movie—screening July 2 and 10.

Defunct (Apostratos)

In this moving, comic-tinged drama, Aris, a failed young businessman, leaves his yuppie downtown lifestyle behind and moves into his late grandfather's house in a quiet, ultra-conservative Athens suburb of Army retirees.


Award-winning filmmaker Liesbeth De Ceulaer’s film explores the mythical wildlife that live, lived, and may one day live again in the Siberian tundra.