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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: 


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

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  • Indoor/Outdoor Venue: Both

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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 25, 2019 - May 26, 2019

The George Eastman Museum has invited Nate Larson (American, b. 1978) and Marni Shindelman (American, b. 1977) to create a body of work specific to Rochester, New York. The artists, who work


January 25, 2019 - June 9, 2019

Through his writings, curatorial practice, teaching, photographs, and photobooks, Nathan Lyons (1930-2016) had a tremendous impact on the history and practice of photography for more than sixty years.


May 3, 2019 - October 20, 2019

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Celebrating the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969, this installation in the History of Photography


May 6, 2019

Enjoy prosecco, wine, and hors d'oeuvres and be among the first to see this exquisite array of elegant table settings, creatively themed tabletops, and lush floral arrangements on view throughout the


until May 26, 2019

Eastman Entertains: At the Movies, an array of beautiful table settings, creatively themed tabletops, and lush floral arrangements, returns to the George Eastman Museum. Now in its fourth year, the


June 7, 2019

Join artist Tanya Marcuse and curator Lisa Hostetler for a conversation in the Dryden Theatre, and then be among the first to see the exhibition Tanya Marcuse: Woven in the Project Gallery.



June 8, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Tanya Marcuse’s latest series of photographs, Woven, expands on her long fascination with cycles of growth and decay in the natural world. Her work features flora and fauna gathered from her immediate


June 19, 2019 - October 20, 2019

For more than eighty years, Warner Bros. animation has been bringing joy to all ages. The Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series in particular gave rise to some of the most iconic animated


June 27, 2019

Curator of Film Exhibitions Jared Case will give opening remarks, followed by a preview of the exhibition in the main galleries. Cash bar and light refreshments.

Reservations suggested: (585) 327-4850


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