art theater


: a theater that specializes in the presentation of art films

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Amenities include infinity-edge pools, a state-of-the-art theater and a fur coat storage facility to protect garments from Miami's humidity. CBS News, 1 Sep. 2022 This will be the first time the state-of-the-art theater, which opened in 2021, will be used for magic, taking cues from the interactive sets, pyro and dynamic staging used by the musical acts that also use the room. Melinda Sheckells, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 May 2022 Catch up on the classics and newer releases in the cozy movie theaters, or delight in musicals including an adaptation of Broadway's Aladdin in the state-of-the-art theater. Brie Schwartz, Woman's Day, 11 May 2022 The film released last week to widespread fanfare and critical acclaim, in Indianapolis and beyond, that has shattered the art theater box initially placed around it, propelling it into chain theaters and early award conversations. Rory Appleton, The Indianapolis Star, 13 Apr. 2022 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 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'art theater.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of art theater was in 1879

Dictionary Entries Near art theater

Cite this Entry

“Art theater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

More from Merriam-Webster on art theater

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

A Good Old-Fashioned Quiz

Spell It

Hear a word and type it out. How many can you get right?

Solve today's spelling word game by finding as many words as you can with using just 7 letters. Longer words score more points.

Can you make 12 words with 7 letters?