Cinema Art Theater





  • Cinema Art Theater (CAT) is located at 17701 Dartmouth Drive, Lewes, (in the Dartmouth Plaza off Route 1 behind the Lewes Wawa) (map). The phone number is 302-313-4032.

VENUE (Opened March 17, 2016)

  • Open year-round
  • Quality film and event presentation
  • Comfortable staggered and/or tiered seating
  • Main theater (104 seats plus space for 4 wheelchairs), JEMS theater (36 seats)
  • Accessible entry, concession area, and restrooms.


  • Multiple screenings of first run independent films
  • Metropolitan Opera Live in HD  (10 performance series)
  • National Theatre Live (filmed performances)
  • Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival
  • Mini-film festivals and theme-oriented film series


  • Plenty of free parking


  • Tickets can be purchased online in advance up to 1 hour before screening time, OR
  • Tickets can be purchased at the door 30 minutes prior to screening.
  • Visa, MasterCard or cash payments accepted ($100 bills are not accepted).
  • Check individual screenings for member and general admission prices.
  • Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable (unless the screening is cancelled by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society).
  • Late arrivals – For safety reasons and to prevent disturbing viewers, entry to theaters is not permitted after a film has started. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each screening so please arrive early.


  • Inexpensive snacks and beverages are available for purchase with cash only.
  • Food and beverages (including water) purchased outside of the Cinema Art Theater are not permitted.


    Please inquire for available devices at the ticket sales desk.


  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises, including the theaters, restrooms, and lobby area.


  • No cameras or other recording devices may be used during film screenings.
  • To prevent disturbing other viewers, please turn off all electronic devices (cell phone, tablet, beeper, etc.).


  • Please remove and deposit all trash in the waste or recycling receptacles as you exit the theater.


  • Close to our beautiful resort communities with a convenient, central location
  • Ideal for business meetings, seminars, sales or training presentations, parties and other community events
  • Reception area for socializing and enjoying refreshments
  • Quality sound system, projection capabilities, and PA system
  • Bring your own caterer
  • Affordable rental rates (one-time, monthly, quarterly, etc.)
    Main Theater: $250 for two hours ($100 for each additional hour)
    JEMS Theater: $125 for two hours ($ 75 for each additional hour (perfect for a smaller,
    more intimate setting)
  • For more information on renting the CAT, please call 302-645-9095, ext 3


  • Perfect for commercial businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals
  • Affordable, full-color, hi-definition ads at both theaters
  • Run in a continuous loop for 30 minutes prior to each screening in the Main Theater (104 seats) and JEMS Theater (36 seats). Both theaters are open year-round.
  • Reach an audience of attentive film enthusiasts at each screening (more than 5,000 potential customers each month) including residents and tourists.
  • Be the best advertising bargain in the area.
  • Significant discounts are available on 6-month and 12-month commitments.
  • Click here for more information, rates and the mail-in form.


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Located on Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean coast in a vibrant resort town, the Rehoboth Beach Film Society promotes cinematic arts and provides education and cultural enrichment.