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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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»Artist’s Talk with Aura Satz at Eastman House on April 16

Rochester, N.Y., April 10, 2015—George Eastman House welcomes Aura Satz on Thursday, April 16 to Rochester. Satz is a British visual artist whose work cuts across film, sound, performance, and sculpture. Her latest installation, Eyelids Leaking Light is currently on display at the museum through April 24. 

»George Eastman House to celebrate first curator of motion pictures with exhibition and film series

Rochester, N.Y., April 6, 2015—The hundredth anniversary of the birth of James Card, the first curator of motion pictures at George Eastman House, is October 25, 2015. To commemorate this occasion, the museum presents Collecting Shadows: The Legacy of James Card, an exhibition celebrating Card’s roles as collector, educator, and showman. The exhibition will open on April 11 and run through October 25, 2015.

»April showers bring May flowers to George Eastman House

Rochester, N.Y., March 20, 2015George Eastman House will open its summer photography exhibition, In the Garden, on Saturday, May 9. Spanning the history of photography and photographic processes—from daguerreotype to inkjet prints—the exhibition addresses the relationships between photography, botanical images, and the cultivated landscape. The exhibition also features a section focused on George Eastman and his extensive gardens at 900 East Avenue. In the Garden will be on view through September 6.


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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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