Screening tickets are released one week in advance starting at 9:30 a.m. at the main lobby information desk and online.
There is an advance charge of $1 for Museum members and $2 for the general public if tickets are purchased one day or more in advance. The onsite advance reservation fee is waived for contributing and Film Plus members. There is no advance reservation fee for tickets purchased on the day of the screening. Day-of screening tickets are subject to availability.
Bags larger than 11 x 14" are not permitted in the theaters. There is no bag check and filmgoers with such items will be turned away. We appreciate your understanding and compliance.
Admittance to the theater is not permitted more than 15 minutes after the program has begun.
Sound-enhancement systems are available free of charge at the film desk.
For screenings held in the Museum's Theaters 1 and 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters 1 and 2), use The Ronald S and Jo Carole Lauder Building entrance, east of the main entrance on 53rd Street. Use The Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building entrance on 54th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues for screenings held in Theater 3 (The Celeste Bartos Theater).
*Individual, Student, National/International, and Artist members: one ticket per screening. Dual and Family members: one ticket per cardholder per screening. Contributing Level Members, Fellow, and above: up to five tickets per cardholder per screening.
**Members may purchase additional guest tickets at $5 each. Guests must be accompanied by the card-holding member in order to gain admittance.