Movie Sundays
at
The Alden B. Dow
Home and Studio Theater

Reservations Required
Seating is limited
1.866.315.7678
www.abdow.org

February 17, 2019
ARCHITECTURE

March 10, 2019
TRAVEL

March 24, 2019
LEISURE AND FAMILY TIME

Showtimes
1pm to 3pm on all show dates
315 Post Street – House Entrance
$15.00 per ticket – Includes Concessions

 February 17, 2019

ARCHITECTURE

Architecture – We are fortunate to have film footage of so many Alden B. Dow’s designs.  In the 1960s he captured these interior and exterior views of his home and studio, several Midland structures and others throughout Michigan and beyond.  The Midland Center for the Arts and Delta College are showcased at their beginnings.  Sit back and enjoy close ups of construction, people enjoying the exquisite built environments and even catch a couple glimpses of Mr. Dow himself.

Movies

Midland Community Center & First United Methodist Church, 1960
Midland Area Architecture, 1960
Riecker House Construction, 1965
Midland Center For The Arts Construction, 1968-1970
Duke University President’s House Front Door, 1964

March 10, 2019
TRAVEL

Can you imagine what it was like to travel to Europe and Hawaii in the 1920s and 30s?  Through these delightful films you can join Alden B. Dow and his college friends as they explore England and France in 1925.  Then jump to Alden and Vada’s wedding and honeymoon trip to Hawaii in 1931.  Disneyland (1958), the Seattle World’s Fair and glimpse of the Grand Hotel in 1947 are also featured in this travel film series.

Movies

England/Paris, c.1920 (Alden and Friends)
Alden & Vada Wedding Trip, 1931
Hawaii, 1931
Monterey & Disneyland, 1958
Seattle World’s Fair, 1962
Boat Trip Grand Hotel, 1947

March 24, 2019
LEISURE AND FAMILY TIME

Friends, kids, grandkids, what’s not to love?  We all have home movies but rarely sit down to watch them.  Alden and Vada Dow enjoyed capturing their treasured moments as parents and grandparents just like everyone else.  These films take us back as early as 1947, to when their kids were 12, 10 and 6, enjoying life at home and at Higgins Lake.  We even see Alden B. Dow snowmobiling with family and friends at their cottage.

Movies
Winter, Christmas, New Year, 1947
Cottage Grove, 1948
Higgins Lake, 1954
Higgins Lake (snowmobiling), 1968

 

 

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On Saturdays, in February, March and April the Public Tour will include the tunnel. All tours are by reservation.
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