A bittersweet announcement about a Rochester, Minnesota business was shared on February 1st.  Andy Smith with Gray Duck Theater announced that the location at 619 6th Ave. NW has officially closed.


Unfortunately, we are announcing that Gray Duck Theater has officially closed. Thank you to everyone who made Gray Duck possible and supported us along the way. However, we are pleased to share that our dream for this space will not die with Gray Duck. Please join us in welcoming Pop's Art Theater by Treedome, opening soon! Visit popsarttheater.com to subscribe for updates, and continue to follow our pages for more information. - Gray Duck Theater Facebook Page

Pop's Art Theatre Moving In Old Gray Duck Theater Location in Rochester, Minnesota

It is always tough to hear about a business closing but as you heard in the video above that Gray Duck Theater posted, the space won't be sitting empty.

Pop's Art Theatre will be moving in and they stated that they want to maintain the spirit of Gray Duck and have a few fun things planned as well including arcades, bringing in older films and new releases that you can't find in other theaters.  Midnight movies, live music and more will also be part of this new venue in town.

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What is Treedome in Rochester, Minnesota?

If you watched the video, you heard the business "Treedome" mentioned.  Just in case you aren't familiar with this business, here are a few nuggets to know about Treedome:

  • WHERE:  Located at 309 Broadway Ave. S (Get directions here)
  • WHAT:  The storefront in Rochester is a creative studio and shop that is rooted in DIY culture.  You've probably noticed their name and support of art and music organizations, music festivals, as well as musicians.
  • WEBSITE:  Learn more at treedomemn.com

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