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George Eastman Museum

The George Eastman Museum is located in Rochester, New York, on the estate of George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography and motion picture film. Founded in 1947 as an independent nonprofit institution, it is the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the oldest film archives. The museum holds unparalleled collections—encompassing several million objects—in the fields of photographycinema, and photographic and cinematographic technology, and photographically illustrated books. The institution is also a longtime leader in film preservation and photographic conservation.

There is always something new and different to engage, educate, or entertain you at the Eastman Museum: 


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  • Parking Type: Parking Lot
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  • Food Service Available:
    • On-site Restaurant

Art and Culture

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  • Indoor/Outdoor Venue: Both

Family Fun and Museums

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Tours & Excursions

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Eat, Drink Type

  • Cuisine:
    • Cafe


  • Handicap Accessible:
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Banquet Capacity 500

Meeting Rooms

Potter Peristyle
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
Dryden Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 500
Curtis Theatre
  • Theater Capacity: 100
Council Room
  • Banquet Capacity: 12

January 21, 2017 - June 11, 2017

Exhibited at a museum for the first time, photographer Richard Renaldi’s new series consists of portraits, urban still lifes, and streetscapes made in the wee hours of Sunday morning, when


February 18, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Perception, language, and the nuances of photographic vision are common themes in the work of Robert Cumming (American, b. 1943). His method of portraying the physically impossible so that it appears


May 28, 2017

Dryden Kids | Period Dramas. Fleeing the clutches of a cruel orphanage for the brutal streets of 19th-century London, young Oliver finds himself amidst a criminal underworld of pickpockets and


June 9, 2017

Photographer Eugene Richards and Curator in Charge Lisa Hostetler will guide visitors on a tour of the exhibition The Run-On of Time, the first museum retrospective of Richards's work.

Eugene Richards


June 17, 2017

Kodak research scientist Louis M. Condax is often referred to as “the father of the Kodak Dye Transfer process.” Researcher Stephanie Hofner will discuss the significance of Condax’s achievements,


June 25, 2017

Dryden Kids. The year is 1947 and A-list cartoon actor Roger Rabbit has been framed for murder. His boss killed, his wife blackmailed, and the future of his beloved Toontown in jeopardy, Roger and


July 15, 2017

Rochester photographer Arleen Thaler will guide visitors on a tour of the exhibition The Run-On of Time, the first museum retrospective of Eugene Richards's work, and share her own experiences as a


July 22, 2017

Early Kodak advertising is mostly associated with the iconic image of the Kodak Girl. Then in the 1930s, Eastman Kodak Company turned their advertising campaigns over to the New York advertising


July 23, 2017

Dryden Kids. In a small Yorkshire village during the Great Depression, financial pressures cause the parents of young Joe Carraclough to sell his beloved dog, Lassie, to the Duke of Rudling. After the


July 30, 2017

Dryden Kids. After using a hot air balloon to escape from a Confederate prison camp, Capt. Harding, Cpl. Neb Nugent and Sgt. Pencroft crash into the ocean and are later washed up on the beach of a


August 6, 2017

Dryden Kids. When Scottie Smalls moves to a new neighborhood, he manages to make friends with a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot. Together they go on a series of funny and touching


August 10, 2017

Join us for an after-hours tour of Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time, featuring discussions on themes the exhibition, activities relating to the photographs, and an opportunity to engage deeper with


August 13, 2017

Dryden Kids. Laddie follows in the paw prints of his heroic mother in this sequel to "Lassie Come Home." Laddie's owner, Joe Carraclough, enlists during World War II, and the pup joins him at his


August 19, 2017

In 2016, Ben Morey and The Eyes recorded their album Mt. Doom at the South Wedge Mission. This summer, the Eastman Museum is hosting the record's release at a Hidden Garden Concert. Join us as this


$3 off adult admission. Badge holder +1. Private group tours can be made a minimum of three weeks in advance of a conference. more