Parlor of Horrors

Parlor of Horrors will transform The Bridge’s Belmont gallery into a dungeon of classic cinema horror this October! The Parlor of Horrors is local artist and collector Matthew Gatto’s tribute to the golden age of Hollywood horror films and other cinema monster classics. Also featuring work from contributing artists: Richard David Moore, Brian Wiltz, Adam Wallacavage and Margaret Rolicki, this exhibit is a carefully curated collection of hand-crafted monster masks, life-size terrors, vintage movie posters & other ephemera focused on the all-familiar Universal Studios creatures (with some of the modern classics as well). This month-long monstrous mini-museum will include horror film screenings, spooky live music, and an absolutely frightful Halloween Party. Beware!


10/6/17 – Parlor of Horrors Opening Reception

10/13/17 – Music Performance by Bat Fangs

10/14/17 – “Nosferatu” film screening with Live Score by Matt Marshall

10/21/17 – PARTY OF HORRORS! at The Bridge

10/31/17 – Trick or Treat at The Parlor of Horrors

Visit our CALENDAR for more details on each event.

Matthew, a self-taught sculptor & mask-maker has added to his collection a number of original works inspired and influenced by the horror genre and the great mask-makers of the past and present. Through his own artistic process, Matthew highlights the skill and artistry present in the production of classic horror films, especially their titular characters. The Parlor of Horrors at the Bridge combines the work of an artist with the collection of a true fan and the result is an immersive experience evocative of the gothic world of a horror film set brought to life.