Boys Town the Movie!
801 S 10th St
Join The Durham Museum and Boys Town for a special screening of the 1938 film “Boys Town” in celebration of Boys Town’s 100th Anniversary and The Durham Museum’s current exhibition, “Let’s go to town for Boys Town!”
• Spencer Tracy’s Best Actor Academy Award will be on display during the screening event.
• Tom Lynch, Director of Community Programs at Boys Town, will give a brief history of the movie and Oscar, as well as, show a short documentary of Boys Town today.
• Film goers will have a chance to view the “Let’s go to Boys Town!” exhibition, which includes additional movie memorabilia.
• The film will be shown on the big screen in the museum’s Truhlsen Lecture Hall, featuring comfortable theater-style seating.
FUN FACT: More than 15,000 people packed Omaha’s Union Station (now The Durham Museum) to watch the arrival of Spencer Tracy and Mickey Rooney when they arrived for the “Boys Town” world premiere!
Reservations are required and regular museum admission applies; free for members. Reserve your seat online, click the “Tickets” button above, then pay when you arrive at the event. Have questions? Call 402-444-5071 or email reservations@DurhamMuseum.org.