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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
  • Senior Discount:
  • Student Discount:

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

January 30, 2020

All are invited to come celebrate and be among the first to explore our newest exhibition in the main galleries, Bea Nettles: Harvest of Memory. Artist Bea Nettles and curator Jamie M. Allen will be

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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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until March 1, 2020

Thousands of blooms fill George Eastman’s Conservatory and Palm House with the sights and scents of spring in this annual display. When George Eastman traveled through the Netherlands on a bicycle

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until February 29, 2020

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Dutch Connection at this comprehensive discussion with Landscape Manager Dan Bellavia. Learn about what it takes to produce a large-scale floral display.

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March 7, 2020

In this annual lecture on George Eastman’s life one hundred years ago, Legacy Collection Archivist Jesse Peers will explore what George Eastman and the Eastman Kodak Company were up to in 1920. In

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March 28, 2020

Artist Alejandro Cartagena and Associate Curator Heather Shannon will discuss Cartagena's work in his exhibition Photo Structure / Foto Estructura. On view in the museum's Project Gallery, the

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until May 24, 2020

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 fifth year, the

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