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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
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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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History

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Nature

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Shopping

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Tours & Excursions

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Eat, Drink Type

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    • 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

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until December 30, 2018

David Levinthal: War, Myth, Desire is the first museum retrospective of the artist’s work in more than twenty years. The exhibition will include nearly 200 prints, along with related books and

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until November 25, 2018

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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November 1, 2018

In conjunction with his exhibition War, Myth, Desire, David Levinthal will discuss his prolific career as a photographer. The exhibition is the first museum retrospective of the artist's work in more

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until December 12, 2018

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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November 2, 2018 - December 13, 2018

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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November 9, 2018

The Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum in Rochester is screening local filmmaker Matt White's new documentary 'House of Stronzo' on November 9 at 7:30 p.m. Live folk music will be played by

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November 15, 2018

Anastasia Samoylova is a Miami-based artist and photographer whose work examines environmentalism, consumerism, and the picturesque through the tools and language of digital media and commercial

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November 17, 2018

In 1906 and 1910, George Eastman vacationed in what is now the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador. During her MA studies in the museum's PPCM program, Edith Cuerrier cataloged the two

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December 6, 2018

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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December 8, 2018

Cameras designed for and marketed to children have been available since the introduction of commercially manufactured gelatin dry plates in the late 1880s. Simple box camera designs were replaced in

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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