“Double feature: A History of Nyack Cinemas and Theaters” Exhibition of the Historical Society of the Nyacks opens on Saturday September 14, 2019 and runs through Saturday, November 23, 2019.
For over 100 years, people had the pleasure of attending movies and dramatic performances in downtown Nyack. This exhibition will be nostalgic, surprising, and fun as it explores three 19th century motion picture theaters and two live performance theaters in Nyack. The interactive display will include vintage photos and playbills from the archives of the Nyack Library and Historical Society, silent movies, a photo booth, and a book for visitors to record their memories of the stages and screens of Nyack.
Location: The Historical Society of the Nyacks, 50 Piermont Avenue, Nyack NY 10960 – in the historic Depew house across from Memorial Park. Enter under the front porch.
Open Hours are Saturdays from 1:00 to 4:00 P.M.
Visits to the Museum at other hours can be arranged by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by contacting us through our website, www.nyackhistory.org
A companion exhibition will be featured in the glass cases inside the Nyack Library, Carnegie-Farian room, during the library’s open hours. The library is located at 59 S. Broadway, Nyack NY 10960.