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  • A message from Karolyn Grimes who played Zuzu in the film

Karolyn Grimes’ Summer Visit to Seneca Falls & the Karolyn Grimes Film Festival Sponsored by our Museum and the Smith Center for the Arts

Karolyn will be at our Museum from 10 am - 4pm on Wed., July 19 through Sunday, July 23 with autographed ornaments, photographs, books and other items. The Film Festival will take place from July 19-21 at the historic Smith Opera House in Geneva, NY. See thesmith.org for tickets to "The Bishop's Wife" "Rio Grande" and "It's a Wonderful Life"

Join us in Seneca Falls for the 71st Anniversary of “It’s a Wonderful Life”

December 8, 9 & 10, 2017- 71st Anniversary Celebration

Special Guests: Three actors who were in the film and other special guests -- announcement coming soon.

The Festival will include THREE FULL DAYS of fun activities, special presentations, and engaging discussions about the film and its history. We suggest that you arrive on Thursday, December 7 and leave on Monday, December 11. We plan to have a tentative schedule of events on the website soon.

Questions? Call 315-568-5838.


“You are the salt of the earth. And It’s A Wonderful Life is my memorial to you!”

-- Frank Capra, The Name Above The Title, An Autobiography