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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 receives highest national recognition

Rochester, N.Y., July 18, 2014—George Eastman House has achieved reaccreditation by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM). The highest national recognition for a museum, accreditation signifies an institution’s excellence to the museum community, governments, funders, outside agencies, and the public. Out of the more than 35,000 museums in the country, George Eastman House is a part of the three percent that are accredited.

»George Eastman House appoints Steven Schwartz as Chair of the Board of Trustees

Rochester, N.Y., July 16, 2014—George Eastman House has announced the appointment of Steven L. Schwartz, president and CEO of Tennis Corporation of America (TCA), based in Chicago, Illinois, as the new chair of its Board of Trustees. 

»George Eastman House and Memorial Art Gallery team up to offer discounted admission this summer

Rochester, N.Y., June 30, 2014—Looking to beat the heat this summer? Cool down in your favorite Rochester museums. George Eastman House and Memorial Art Gallery have teamed up again this summer to offer discounted admission through the Get Cool, Get Cultured program. 

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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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