Special Events



William Wellman Jr. introduces A Star Is Born

Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

A Star Is Born

Nitrate Picture Show Film Festival Preview Event: Screening of A Star Is Born (1937) will be introduced by William Wellman Jr., author of Wild Bill Wellman: Hollywood Rebel, a brand new and highly researched biography of the legendary Hollywood director known in his day as “Wild Bill.” Discussion will follow.



The Nitrate Picture Show Film Festival

May 1, 2015 through May 3, 2015 at George Eastman House.

A Star Is Born

The World's First Festival of Film Conservation. The Nitrate Picture Show will present the rare opportunity to see vintage 35mm nitrate prints from the collection of George Eastman House and other international archives.



Members’ Exhibition Preview Celebration: In the Garden (Free to Members)

Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Celebrate the new exhibition In the Garden! Enjoy after-hours access to the galleries, hands-on cyanotype activity, screenings in the Curtis Theatre, and live music.



Mother’s Day Brunch

Sunday, May 10, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Potter Peristyle.

Brunch in the Potter Peristyle, followedby a tour of In the Garden with exhibition curator Jamie Allen.



Dinner & A Movie: Basic Instinct (1992)

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Café & Store.

Enjoy a seated dinner in the café before the screening of Basic Instinct (1992). Reservations required: (585) 271-3361 ext. 223. Limited space available.le.



Michael Douglas to receive George Eastman Award

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Michael Douglas

George Eastman House will honor Academy Award winner Michael Douglas with the George Eastman Award, the museum’s highest honor in motion pictures. The award recognizes Douglas’s distinguished contribution to the art of film.

Museum member advance ticket sales: March 25 at 10 a.m. (Not a member? Join now!)
Public ticket sales: April 1 at 10 a.m.



Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Add some Rochester history to your garden. 



In Person: Filmmaker Dan Sallitt

Friday, June 12, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

A discussion with director Dan Sallitt will follow the Rochester premiere of his film The Unspeakable Act (2012).



Garden Vibes 2015: Hey Mavis

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Terrace Garden.

Hey Mavis seamlessly blends elements of jazz, bluegrass, folk,and a heaping spoonful of rock and roll.



ROC Transit Day

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Present any valid RTS farecard on June 18to receive discounted museum admission ($9 general & seniors, $4 students), and $2 off in the Dryden.



Dinner & A Movie: Honeymoon (1998)

Friday, June 26, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Café & Store.

Enjoy a seated dinner in the café before the screening of Honeymoon (1998). Reservations required: (585) 271-3361 ext. 223. Limited space available.le.



Garden Vibes 2015: Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Terrace Garden.

A “collaboratory” of some of North America’s most distinctiveand creative roots musicians.



Garden Vibes 2015: Samantha Fish

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Terrace Garden.

Samantha Fish plays up a storm with her trademark guitar work and soulful vocals.



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