The historic Strand Theatre, located in downtown Rockland, has been entertaining Midcoast audiences since 1923. Independently owned and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the theater underwent an extensive historic restoration in 2004-05. The Strand was updated with state-of-the-art sound and projection equipment, the interior and exterior were restored, and a new marquee was added.
The Strand offers the best of independent and world cinema, documentary, classic and retrospective film. In addition, the Strand hosts live musical performances & concerts, comedy, conferences, and other special events.