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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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Current Press Releases (All Press Releases)

»George Eastman House receives major award from
The Garden Club of America

Rochester, N.Y., May 19, 2015–George Eastman House has received one of the highest honors bestowed annually by The Garden Club of America (GCA), the Medal for Historic Preservation.  The award, presented to the museum at the GCA’s annual meeting, held at the Rochester Convention Center, recognizes outstanding work in the field of preservation and/or restoration of historic gardens or buildings of national importance. 

»George Eastman House announces Garden Vibes concert lineup for 2015

Rochester, N.Y., May 13, 2015—The Garden Vibes summer concert series at George Eastman House is back for its 22nd year. The outdoor concerts will take place on the following Wednesday evenings: June 17, July 22, and August 12. Bring a picnic, BYOB, relax with friends, and enjoy family activities in the historic Townson Terrace Garden and the surrounding grounds. Concerts are 6 to 8 p.m.



»George Eastman House to Receive National Endowment for the Arts Grant Award

Rochester, N.Y., May 6, 2015—George Eastman House has received a grant award of $60,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for the museum’s Leo Hurwitz: Art, Conscience, and the Documentary Film preservation project. Through its grant-making to thousands of nonprofits each year, the NEA promotes opportunities for people in communities across America to experience the arts and exercise their creativity.


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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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