The Art Theatre of Long Beach is one of the oldest Movie theatres in Long Beach. Originally built in 1924, the interior and exterior have been lovingly restored and updated to current state of the art in comfort, convenience and entertainment technology.. The Art offers a unique movie house experience right in the heart of 4th Street's "Retro Row " shopping and dining district. The Art Theatre is available for YOUR events too! With professional sound, lighting, projection and catering packages, we can help host your event.