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George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film combines the world’s leading collections of photography and motion pictures with the National Historic Landmark mansion and gardens of Kodak founder George Eastman. Eastman is heralded as the father of popular photography and motion picture film.

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»Rare screenings of "Casablanca" and "The Man Who Knew Too Much" to kick off the Nitrate Picture Show at Eastman House tonight

Rochester, N.Y., May 1, 2015—George Eastman House has released the official program for the inaugural Nitrate Picture Show, the world’s first festival of film conservation. A vintage, 35mm print of Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, US 1942) will kick off the festival at 8 p.m. tonight in the Dryden Theatre, followed by The Man Who Knew Too Much (Alfred Hitchcock, UK 1934) at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are still available, and seating is limited.

»George Eastman House welcomes William Wellman Jr. to the inaugural Nitrate Picture Show on April 30

Rochester, N.Y., April 24, 2015—George Eastman House welcomes famed actor, producer, and author William Wellman Jr. to launch the preview event for the Nitrate Picture Show, the world’s first festival of film conservation, on Thursday, April 30. Wellman will be introducing one of his father’s famous films, A Star Is Born (William A. Wellman, US 1937) at 8 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre, followed by a discussion and book signing.

»George Eastman House Welcomes Spring and Celebrates Mother’s Day

Rochester, N.Y., April 22, 2015—Now that the warmer weather is finally here, George Eastman House is celebrating spring in full force. Explore the historic gardens outside at George Eastman’s home, or the summer photography exhibition, In the Garden, inside the museum. 

Mother’s Day Brunch
Sunday, May 10, 10 a.m.
Join us on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 10 for brunch at George Eastman House. The day begins with a catered brunch in the Potter Peristyle at 10 a.m. Following brunch, guests can enjoy a special tour of the new photography exhibition In the Garden with curator Jamie Allen, and explore George Eastman’s historic gardens with Amy Kinsey, Nancy R. Turner Landscape Curator. In addition, family portraits will be taken in the historic house. Admission for the Mother’s Day Brunch event is $50 ($40 for members) and $15 for children ages 4–12. Tickets include brunch, museum admission, a curator-led tour of the exhibition, and a family portrait. To make reservations call 585) 271-3361 ext. 249 or email eastmanhousecouncil@gmail.com by May 4. The event is sponsored by the Eastman House Council, with all proceeds benefiting George Eastman House. 

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The House, Gardens & George Eastman

The restored Conservatory of
George Eastman House.

The Townson Terrace Garden of
George Eastman House.

The Rock Garden at George Eastman House.

A young visitor to George Eastman
House enjoys pre-cinematic toys
in the Discovery Room.

George Eastman, left, and
Thomas Edison introduce color
motion pictures to the world
from the Eastman estate in 1928.

George Eastman

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