Our mission

The Wharton Studio Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the historic Wharton film studio building in Stewart Park into a silent movie museum that will preserve and celebrate Ithaca’s role in the history of American filmmaking. MORE


4th Annual Silent Movie Under the Stars

Friday, August 29th is WSM’s 4th Annual Silent Movie Under the Stars at 8:30pm at Taughannock FallsMORE>

October 2014 is Silent Movie Month

  10/19/14 Battling Buster by Buster Keaton 1:30 p.m  Screening at Cinemapolis 3:00 p.m Kids fiMORE>


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Recent News

WSM Granted a Museum Charter

On July 22, 2013 the Wharton Studio Museum was granted a Provisional Museum Charter from the NYS EduMORE>

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