The UICA Movie Theater

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts

Go Underground. Experience UICA's Independent Movie Theater.

The UICA Movie Theater shows independent, international, and documentary movies in downtown Grand Rapids Tuesday–Sunday year round. Audiences can see critical favorites, festival award winners, and special one-night screenings of classic films in UICA's 195-seat theater, with a state-of-the-art, Dolby© certified movie viewing experience. Theater equipped with T-Coil.


$4 - UICA Members, $8 - Public ⟶ Gallery admission is included with your ticket.

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Plan Your Visit

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Special Programming

UICA hosts a range of film-focused programming year-round including Open Projector Night, the Local Director series, and nations premieres of first-run films.

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts
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UICA presents new gallery exhibitions of contemporary artwork from regional, national and international artists throughout the year. UICA also hosts a range of events including docent-led tours, concerts, performance art, short film series, artist receptions, and gallery talks. UICA’s movie theater shows first-run independent cinema, international films, and documentaries six days a week.

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