Safety Measures at BAM
Our top priority remains the health and safety of our audiences, artists, and staff.

Masks are currently required for all guests except when eating or drinking. From September 1, face masks will not be required but are highly recommended in all spaces at BAM. We will continue to update our policies in adherence with the latest health and safety guidelines and protocols.
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The Met: Live in HD FAQ

Why is The Met: Live in HD only screening in one theater this year?

In an effort to balance our robust cinema programming, including repertory screenings and first-run films, we have currently reserved one screen for The Met: Live in HD.

Are lectures being offered before each The Met: Live in HD screening?

Yes. Each screening features a pre-screening discussion.

Why is lecture access now included in all screenings for The Met: Live in HD?

Audiences have expressed their enjoyment with the lecture series in the past, so we are extending the opportunity to participate in them. The lecture is included in the ticket price, and attendance is optional.

When is BAM Rose Cinemas reopening?

BAM Rose Cinemas is open and operating at 100% capacity.

Do I need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to attend?

Yes. As of August 16, BAM will require proof of Covid-19 vaccination for all visitors and staff, in compliance with New York City’s vaccine mandate for indoor entertainment. You will also be required to show a valid ID with your proof of vaccination.

What can I expect to be different about my experience at BAM Rose Cinemas?

When you arrive you’ll be greeted by a member of BAM’s security team and you’ll be required to have a temperature check and show proof of Covid-19 vaccination.

Can I attend movies at BAM with a group?

Yes. Seating is general admission and there are no restrictions on the number of people in your party.

Are you still offering concessions?

No. The concession stand is currently closed, and no food is allowed in the cinemas.

Are you requiring mask-wearing for all patrons?

Yes. You must wear a mask at all times in the BAM Rose Cinemas lobby. We ask that you wear a mask inside the cinemas unless you are drinking water.

What other health and safety measures are being taken by BAM?

We are requiring proof of Covid-19 vaccination and mandatory mask-wearing. We are also providing enhanced cleaning protocols and offering hand-sanitizer stations.

Is virtual film programming still available?

At this time, we are not offering virtual film programming.

I’m having trouble logging into my BAM account. Who can I ask for help?

Contact for assistance. Please note, we now have two ticketing platforms, one for virtual programs and one for in-person movies. Both systems require distinct logins.

How can I support BAM?

By coming back to our spaces and supporting the art! Or engaging with our virtual offerings. You can also support BAM and all that we do by visiting

Last updated: December 21, 2021