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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: 

Attractions

  • Food Service Available:
    • On-site Restaurant
  • Gift Shop on Site:
  • Parking Type: Parking Lot
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Art and Culture

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  • Indoor/Outdoor Venue: Both

Family Fun and Museums

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History

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Nature

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Shopping

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Tours & Excursions

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Eat, Drink Type

  • Cuisine:
    • Cafe

Groups

  • 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

October 19, 2019 - January 5, 2020

The artist duo Anderson & Low are renowned for blending fact and fiction into seamless, realistic photographs, using a wide variety of historic and contemporary photographic processes. Their latest

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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

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until December 15, 2019

Uniquely decorated wreaths on view in the Colonnade.

All wreaths are created and donated by local garden clubs, businesses, or creative individuals and are available in a silent auction.

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until December 15, 2019

This annual display features dozens of cleverly designed and deliciously decorated gingerbread houses and objects.

As one of the Greater Rochester community's most beloved holiday traditions, Sweet

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until December 17, 2019

Trees decorated by local businesses are on display throughout the historic mansion and available for purchase in a silent auction.

Free to members; included with museum admission.

Funds raised

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December 12, 2019

Festive displays, live music, family activities, cookies and punch, and a visit with Santa. Bring your cameras.

Free to members; included with museum admission. No discounts or passes.

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January 31, 2020 - June 28, 2020

Through a process of construction, destruction, and re-construction, Alejandro Cartagena explores the formal and theoretical structures that shape the meaning of photographs. For his latest work, he

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January 31, 2020 - June 14, 2020

Bea Nettles explores the narrative potential of photography through constructed images often made with alternative photographic processes. The first large-scale retrospective of her fifty-year career,

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

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