In partnership with Des Moines Parks and Recreation, the Art Center presents a series
of eclectic and cinematic classics on the big screen. Attendees are encouraged to bring
lawn chairs, blankets, and refreshments. All films begin at dusk; in case of rain, the film
will be cancelled. (Weather updates can be found at desmoinesartcenter.org.)
Thursday, June 5
102 minutes / rated PG
Loretta Castorini, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she agreed to marry. Stars Cher, Nicolas Cage, and Olympia Dukakis.
Thursday, July 10
110 minutes / rated M
Two Western bank/train robbers flee to Boliva when the law gets too close. Stars Paul Newman, Robert Redford, and Katharine Ross.
The Pink Panther, 1963
Thursday, August 7
115 minutes / rated PG
Bumbling and conceited French police inspector Clouseau tries to catch The Phantom, a daring jewel theif whose identity and features are unknown - and is acting right under his nose. Stars David Niven, Peter Sellers, and Robert Wagner.
Maltese Falcon, 1941
Thursday, September 4
100 minutes / not rated
A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals and their quest for a priceless statuette. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, and Sydney Greenstreet.