FRIDAY, July 10
30th Anniversary
Back to the Future
(1985, 116 minutes)
Directed by Robert Zemeckis;
starring Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.

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FRIDAY, July 17
40th Anniversary
(1975, 124 minutes)
Directed by Steven Spielberg;
starring Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist, and grizzled fisherman set out to stop it.

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FRIDAY, July 24
20th Anniversary
(1995, 97 minutes)
Directed by Amy Heckerling;
starring Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy

A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.

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FRIDAY, July 31
50th Anniversary
Sound of Music
(1965, 174 minutes)
Directed by Robert Wise;
starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a naval officer widower.

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What's a film festival without the food? Bring your own picnic or come early and enjoy our Food Truck Fest presented by Sauce Magazine. The selection of food trucks will vary each week, and you'll find them parked on the west side of the Museum and along Fine Arts Drive. Food trucks accept cash, credit, and debit cards.

The Museum's Panorama Restaurant, offering full-service dining, and the Cafe also will be open until 9:00 pm. Saint Louis Art Museum Members receive dining discounts.

Alcoholic beverages and soft drinks will be sold near the Louis IX statue at the top of Art Hill. Show your Saint Louis Art Museum membership card and get a free bag of popcorn!

Please note: There is not an ATM onsite. The nearest one is located at Lindell Bank on the corner of Clayton and McCausland avenues.

Tap into your creative side at the Art Lab! We'll supply the instructor and the materials to help grownups create your own Film Series masterpieces. Art Lab themes vary each week.

Art Lab Themes
July 10 - Back to the Future
Craft your own upcycled bow tie or corsage to make sure you're McFly enough for the Under the Sea Dance. Learn more

July 17 - Jaws
Pele Prints
Design a set of cork coasters with printed quotes from the movie to take home with you, in case you need a reminder that 'You're gonna need a bigger boat.'

July 24 - Clueless
Decorate a stylish cotton tote bag for yourself or a friend. Because after all, “tis a far, far better thing doing stuff for other people.”

July 31 - The Sound of Music
Yucandu Art Studio
Create custom greeting card collages featuring rain drops on roses, whiskers on kittens or any of your other favorite things.

We'll also have prizes to give away and a DJ playing music until the start of the film.

 Where are the movies shown?
The free movies are shown outdoors on Art Hill. The screen will be located on Art Hill facing the Museum.

  Where do I park?
Free public parking is available in the parking lots flanking the Louis IX statue in front of the Museum. Limited parking along Fine Arts Drive also is available. There are also two free parking lots behind the Dennis & Judith Jones Visitor and Education Center, located a short walk from Art Hill.

The Museum's 300-space underground Parking Garage will be open. The fee is $15 ($5 for Members with validation).

ADA-compliant parking is available. Visitor can drop-off passengers on Fine Arts Drive directly in front of the Museum. The Museum's entrances are accessible.

Bike racks are available.

  Can I use the Forest Park Trolley during the Film Series?
Yes! The Metro Forest Park Trolley will operate with special hours on all four Fridays of the Art Hill Film Series. The Forest Park Trolley will run a special route between the Forest Park/DeBaliviere MetroLink Station and the Saint Louis Art Museum at 30 minute intervals* from 6:45 PM to 8:45 PM, and again from 10:50 PM to 12:00 AM.
*Prior to 6:45pm, the Forest Park Trolley will operate on its regular schedule.

  What time do the movies start?
The food trucks and music start at 6:00 pm. Films begin promptly at 9:00 pm. You are welcome to arrive any time to claim your spot on Art Hill.

  What should I bring with me (food, pets, etc.)?
Bug spray, blankets, lawn chairs, and picnic items including food and alcoholic beverages are permitted. A 'blankets-only' section will be available at the front of the viewing area. Space is available on a first come, first served basis.

Well behaved pets on a leash are welcome (leashes must be no longer than 6 feet in length). We ask all moviegoers to please be respectful of other guests by cleaning up after yourself and your pets.

  What is there to do before the movie begins?
Visit the Museum and explore original works of art spanning five millennia and six continents! Admission is always free. And our main exhibition, Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa is free on Fridays.

   • On film nights, the main level will remain open until 9:15 pm.

Enjoy an art project for adults, DJ, festivities, and the Food Truck Fest. All begin at 6:00 pm.

  Is smoking permitted?
No, all smoking is prohibited including e-cigarettes, vaporizers, and all other electronic smoking devices.

  Is the Film Series accessible?
Individuals with disabilities who may need sign language interpreters, written materials in alternative formats, or other accommodations should make a request to 314-721-6172 (TDD 314-721-4807) at least seven days before the event.

The Museum is ADA-compliant and accessible to wheelchair users and other visitors who need to avoid stairs. The Museum's entrances on Fine Arts Drive are accessible.

ADA-compliant parking is available in the public lots near the film site in spaces closest to the Museum. The drop-off area is located on Fine Arts Drive directly in front of the Museum.
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