Franklin Art Works

1021 East Franklin Avenue,
Minneapolis, MN 55404

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Functions: Performing Arts

Previous Names: New Franklin Theatre

Phone Numbers: Box Office: 612.872.7494

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Franklin Art Works

The New Franklin Theatre was an early silent cinema, dating from around 1914. It became an adult movie theatre in the 1970’s.

Contributed by David Kerr

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Charliemn on June 10, 2012 at 9:56 pm

I was there about 3 years ago when they had some sort of art exhibit and very old movies projected in the original auditorium. Remnants of the silent ‘screen’ were still there!

Chris1982 on June 23, 2014 at 10:41 pm

There was another Franklin Theatre at 1037 East Franklin that was open in 1914. Any information on that Franklin?

Trolleyguy on May 12, 2016 at 6:57 am

Updated website:

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