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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 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.

»George Eastman House appoints new leadership team for advancement and engagement

Rochester, N.Y., February 19, 2015—George Eastman House announced today the appointment of three accomplished professionals—Lisa Ann Seischab, Laura Sadowski, and Katie Riley—to leadership positions in advancement, community engagement, and annual giving, respectively.


»Michael Douglas to receive George Eastman Award

ROCHESTER, N.Y., February 18, 2015—George Eastman House will honor Academy Award winner Michael Douglas with the George Eastman Award, the museum’s highest honor in motion pictures, on Thursday, May 14. The award recognizes Douglas’s distinguished contribution to the art of film. In accepting the honor, he joins the company of film legends such as Charles Chaplin, Gary Cooper, Cecil B. DeMille, Greta Garbo, Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck, Martin Scorsese, James Stewart, and Meryl Streep. The George Eastman Award was established in 1955 as the first retrospective film award to honor artistic work of enduring value.


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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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