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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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»George Eastman House opens new installation in
History of Photography Gallery on Saturday

Rochester, N.Y., February 27, 2015—George Eastman House has dedicated its new History of Photography Gallery to rotating installations that trace photography’s historical path to the present through photographs and cameras from the museum’s collection. The gallery opened in May 2014 and the latest rotation of photographs from its collection will be on display beginning Saturday, February 28. This installation of photographs was curated by William Green, curatorial assistant in the Department of Photography at George Eastman House. 

»Senior Citizen Matinees Kick-Off at Dryden Theatre on Monday, March 2

Rochester, N.Y., February 28, 2015--George Eastman House announced that its Senior Matinee series at the Dryden Theatre will kick off on Monday, March 2, at 1:30 p.m. with a screening of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938, 91 min., 35mm). The film will be preceded by The Sultan’s Jester (1930, 9 min., 35mm), an early Technicolor Vitaphone short that was recently restored by George Eastman House in collaboration with Warner Bros.

»George Eastman House Announces New Kid-Friendly Matinee Series at Dryden Theatre

Rochester, N.Y., February 27, 2015--George Eastman House has announced a new ongoing film series focused on children. Dryden Kids, will kick off on Sunday, March 1 at 2 p.m. with a screening of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938, 91 min., 35mm). The film will be preceded by The Sultan’s Jester (1930, 9 min., 35mm), an early Technicolor Vitaphone short that was recently restored by George Eastman House in collaboration with Warner Bros.

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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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