art theater


Definition of art theater

: a theater that specializes in the presentation of art films

Examples of art theater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The renovation project, which is expected to be completed in 2024, will dramatically upgrade the venue into a state-of-the-art theater, with modern acoustic panels, renovated seating, and a new sound system among other improvements. San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 Oct. 2021 Nine bedrooms and 11 bathrooms are spread across the home's two stories, as well as a gym and spa, a state-of-the-art theater, two kitchens and a wine cellar. Hannah Chubb,, 28 Sep. 2021 The state-of-the-art theater is part of the 300-acre Hollywood Park being built by Rams owner and chairman E. Stanley Kroenke. Taylor Mims, Billboard, 9 Aug. 2021 It’s the first retailer to be announced for the property, which will also boast a 5,000-seat state-of-the-art theater, 50-foot diameter video globe displaying 6,000 square feet of LED content and sky casino. Sharon Edelson, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2021 But Stein said most historic art theaters haven't been so lucky. Elizabeth Depompei, Indianapolis Star, 24 Apr. 2020 The new theater, to be known as Touchstar Luxury Cinemas MidCity, will be a state-of-the-art theater that's the latest announcement for the $850 million development. Paul Gattis |, al, 12 Dec. 2019 None of those folks would come to our art theater in downtown Dayton even to see our movie. Rebecca Keegan, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Nov. 2019 Also featured is a state-of-the-art theater with an 11-by-6-foot screen and a professional grade recording studio. Kenneth R. Gosselin,, 31 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of art theater

1879, in the meaning defined above

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16 Oct 2021

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“Art theater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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