Special Events



In Person: Filmmaker Rolf de Heer

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Director Rolf de Heer in person to discuss his work following the Rochester premiere of The Tracker (2002).



Photographer Wayne Belger

Thursday, September 4, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Wayne Belger

Photographer Wayne Belger will discuss his unique pinhole cameras and their intimate connection to the photographs he makes.



Lewis Hine: Words and Images

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. in Special Exhibition Galleries.

Eastman House and Just Poets team up with students from the Horizonsprogram at the Harley School to sharetheir responses to the images from the exhibition Lewis Hine



Screening & Discussion: Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price

Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Join us for a discussion following thescreening of Robert Greenwald’s 2005 documentary Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price.



Plant Sale — Early access for members at 9 a.m.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Add some Rochester history to your garden. Buy perennials and woody plants that have been grown from seeds, divisions, cuttings, and offshoots from George Eastman House gardens at our fall plant sale. 



Curator’s Choice with Paolo Cherchi Usai, Senior Curator, Moving Image Department

Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Borgman (Alex van Warmerdam, 2013) is a dark fairy tale “exploring the nature of evil in unexpected places,” with influences of David Lynch, Lars von Trier, Luis Buñuel, and Michael Haneke.



Day Trip to Alexandria Bay & Boldt Castle

Monday, September 15, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Alexandria Bay.

Travel with the Eastman House Council to the Thousand Islands!



Dinner and a Movie: Bicycling with Molière

Thursday, September 18, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Café & Store.

Enjoy a themed dinner in the café before Bicycling with Molière (Philippe Le Guay,2013, 104 min., subtitles).



In Person: Filmmaker Jem Cohen

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

The Dryden welcomes Jem Cohen for a discussion of his 2012 film Museum Hours, following the Rochester premiere screening.



First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival: Vintage Hitchcock—A Live Radio Play

Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Screen Plays presents Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play, Joe Landry’s delightful 1947 radio drama based on two early films by the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock. Presented in association with the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival.



First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival: Cello Fury

Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

cellow furry

A cello rock powerhouse featuring three cellists and a drummer, Cello Fury's original music combines the emotive and symphonic sounds of the cello with driving rock beats to create a cinematic, progressive rock sound. Presented in association with the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival.



George Eastman House Photo Finish 5K 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. at George Eastman House.

The Photo Finish 5K is a run/walk that lets everyone be a part of continuing George Eastman’s wish to make Rochester the healthiest and best place in the world to live and work. The course begins and ends at Eastman House. Registration opens June 4, 2014.



Screening & Discussion: Walking the Camino: Six Ways to Santiago

Saturday, September 27, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Eastman House staff member Jeff Stanin will share his experience walking the path to the tomb of St. James in Santiago de Compostela, Spain following the screening of Walking the Camino: SixWays to Santiago.



Library Book Sale

October 9, 2014 through October 12, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Palm House.

Members-only preview Thursday, October 9, 9-10 a.m; Thursday–Saturday, October 9–11,10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Sunday, October 12, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.



Dinner and a Movie: The Devil Wears Prada

Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Café & Store.

Enjoy a themed dinner in the café before The Devil Wears Prada (David Frankel,2006, 109 min.).



In Person: Filmmaker Siegfried Kühn

Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Join us for a discussion with Siegfried Kühn and Professor Reinhild Steingröver, Eastman School of Music, after thescreening of Childhood (Siegfried Kühn, East Germany 1987).



First Friday: Special Evening Hours (Free to Members)

Friday, November 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Join us for special extended hours as part of First Friday. Curator-led gallery talks, music, dessert and coffee, and more! Sponsored by Eastman Young Professionals.



Panel Discussion: The Change from Analog to Digital

Saturday, November 22, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

We welcome Robert Burley, photographer; James Estrin, New York Times Lens Blog co-editor and senior staff photographer; and Steven J. Sasson, electrical engineer and the inventor of the digital camera, in a panel discussion moderated by Lisa Hostetler, curator-in-charge, Department of Photography



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