Artcraft Theatre

57 N. Main Street,
Franklin, IN 46131

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paulnelson
paulnelson on January 2, 2015 at 3:26 am

Great curved marquee and handsome brick building.

Joe Vogel
Joe Vogel on January 1, 2015 at 9:35 pm

Here is an item about the Artcraft Theatre from the March 5, 1921, issue of The American Contractor:

“Contract is Awarded. Franklin, Ind.—Theatre (M. P.) & Office Bldg.: $75,000. 2 sty. 25x30. Archt. Roy C. Bryant. Owner The Artcraft Theatre Corp., D. O. Newlin. secy. Gen. contr. let to Roy C. Bryant. Excav.”
Architect/builder Roy C. Bryant also designed the Masonic Lodge in Franklin, now the Johnson County Museum of History, which is listed on the NRHP.

CSWalczak
CSWalczak on September 26, 2012 at 6:11 am

The theater celebrates its 90th birthday: View article

RubyTrio
RubyTrio on November 6, 2009 at 10:09 pm

Just attended a showing of “It Happened One Night” at the Artcraft. Still undergoing renovation. I was glad that it is still alive and kicking.

Mike Richardson
Mike Richardson on August 14, 2009 at 8:02 am

Drove by yesterday. Marquee says they’re open during renovation. Huge scaffolding covers front above canopy.

Broan
Broan on September 30, 2007 at 11:46 pm

Photos of this theater can be found HERE