Rialto Cinemas is proud to be Sonoma County’s home for two incredible series of documentaries highlighting the work of specific artists and exhibits from the world’s finest museums. These films provide a cinematic immersion into some of the world’s best loved art shown in extraordinary detail that only HD can capture.

Exhibition On Screen


Hopper’s work is the most recognizable art in America – popular, praised, and mysterious. Countless painters, photographers, filmmakers and musicians have been influenced by his art – but who was he, and how did a struggling illustrator create such a bounty of notable work?

This new film takes a deep look into Hopper’s art, his life, and his relationships. From his early career as an illustrator; his wife giving up her own promising art career to be his manager; his critical and commercial acclaim; and in his own words – this film explores the enigmatic personality behind the brush… MORE INFO

Thursday, November 10 1pm

Thursday, November 10

Exhibition On Screen


We are thrilled to be bring back one EXHIBITION On Screen’s most successful films, dedicated to the life and work of Paul Cézanne.

One cannot appreciate 20th century art without understanding the significance and genius of Paul Cézanne… MORE INFO

Wednesday, December 7 1 & 7pm
Tuesday, January 10 1pm

Exhibition On Screen


Mary Cassatt made a career painting the lives of the women around her. Her radical images showed them as intellectual, feminine and real, which was a major shift in the way women appeared in art.

Presenting her astonishing prints, pastels and paintings, this film introduces us to the often-overlooked Impressionist whose own career was as full of contradiction as the women she painted… MORE INFO

Wednesday, March 8 1 & 7pm
Tuesday, March 21 1pm

Exhibition On Screen


In the spring of 2023, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam will open its doors to the largest Vermeer exhibition in history..

With loans from across the world, this major retrospective will bring together Vermeer’s most famous masterpieces including Girl with a Pearl Earring, The Geographer, The Milkmaid, The Little Street, Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid, and Woman Holding a BalanceMORE INFO

Wednesday, April 26 1 & 7pm
Tuesday, May 16 1pm

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A thrilling encounter with one of the world’s great art capitals.

Based on a major exhibition at the Ashmolean in Oxford, Tokyo Stories spans 400 years of incredibly dynamic art – ranging from the delicate woodblock prints of Hokusai and Hiroshige, to Pop Art posters, contemporary photography, Manga, film, and brand-new artworks that were created on the streets… MORE INFO

Wednesday, May 31 1 & 7pm
Tuesday, June 13 1pm