The non-profit Aurora Picture Show devotes itself to noncommercial film, video, and media, screening both features and shorts in a variety of genres. The Aurora’s programming falls into such categories as Documentary, Historical, and Texas-Focus, and it presents many screenings in non-traditional venues.
Aurora Picture Show Information
- Other Venues: DiverseWorks Artspace (1117 East Freeway); Rice Media Center (6100 Main Street); The Rothko Chapel (1409 Sul Ross Street); and more
- Public Transportation: Fair for Aurora Picture Show (a 2-minute walk from bus 78 at West Alabama Street/Mandell Street; a 5-minute walk from bus 25 at Richmond Avenue/Mandell Street; and a 6-minute walk from buses 81 and 82 at Westheimer Road/Mandell Street). All other venues vary
- Handicapped Accessibility: Good at each venue
- Performances/Programs: Unconventional and experimental films and videos
- Ticket Prices: Range from Free–$10
- Membership: Morning Star ($50); Asteroid ($100); Meteor Shower ($250); Comet ($500); Aurora Borealis ($1,000). Member benefits include one handmade membership card; free admission to all regular screenings; advance notice and discounts on special events and Summer Boot Camps; invitations to exclusive members-only parties; access to reserved seating section; recognition on the Aurora website and in printed programs; shopping opportunities that include discounts on Aurora merchandise; and more.