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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 Hidden Collections grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources
Rochester, N.Y., February 13, 2014—George Eastman House is pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) through the Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives program. The grant award of $155,900 will be used to hire two project archivists to process and create finding aids for the manuscript collections of four filmmakers.
»Photography exhibitions by Robert Weingarten and Pavel Wolberg to open at George Eastman House on February 22
Rochester, N.Y., February 11, 2014—George Eastman House will open two exhibitions on February 22 that will be on view through May 25, 2014: Another America: A Testimonial to the Amish by Robert Weingarten and A World Apart: Photographs of Hasidic Communities in Israel by Pavel Wolberg. Another America is the culmination of four years, from 2000 to 2004, Robert Weingarten spent photographing Amish communities in Indiana, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin. On view at the same time, A World Apart is a selection of eighteen contemporary photographs by Pavel Wolberg.
Rochester, N.Y., February 4, 2014—George Eastman House presents virtual springtime, with the 20th-annual exhibition Dutch Connection, on view Friday, Feb. 14 through Saturday, March 2. This colorful, interpretive exhibition will feature thousands of flowering bulbs, re-creating Eastman's 1914 display of flowers from Holland—ordered from the same Dutch company Eastman used.
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