Fine Arts Theatre
36 Biltmore Avenue,
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Fine Arts Theatre, Asheville (Official)
Styles: Art Deco
Previous Names: Strand Theatre
This Art Deco style theatre is the only theatre left operating in downtown Asheville. It originally opened as the Strand Theatre on October 24, 1946 and had a seating capacity of 800 in orchestra and balcony. It was renamed Fine Arts Theatre on June 8, 1962.
It is the home of the Asheville Film Festival held in November of each year. The Fine Arts runs first run art and independent films.
The building itself is a cream color with two sets of block glass running from the top of the building down to the marquee on each side. It has a small triangle-shaped marquee with the theatre name in neon on each side.
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