Membership Information

Member Benefits - Be a part of the Big Picture! Membership includes FREE admission to the Museum, our bimonthly Member Magazine, discounts at the Museum Shop and Dryden Theatre, guest passes, special invitations to Members‘ Only events, behind the scenes tours, discounts on lectures from visiting artists, and invitations to exhibition previews. Your membership gives you wider access to the Museum and all that George Eastman House has to offer. Join or Renew Now!!!

Member Events



In Person: Photographer Anna Shteynshleyger (Free to Members)

Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Brooklyn-based artist Anna Shteynshleyger will discuss her latest work, as well as her City of Destiny photographs. 



In Person: Photographer Robert Weingarten (Free to Members)

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Robert Weingarten will discuss his work on view in Another America.



First Friday: Special Evening Hours (Free to Members)

Friday, May 2, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at George Eastman House.

Join us for special extended hours on Friday, May 2, as part of First Friday. Curator-led gallery talks, live music, dessert and coffee, and more! Sponsored by Eastman Young Professionals.



Members’ Garden Tour with Amy Kinsey, Landscape Curator (Members Only)

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at George Eastman House.

Join Amy Kinsey, Nancy R. Turner Landscape Curator, for an informal walk in the gardens. Discover what's in bloom, special plants, and how we care for them.



Members’ Garden Tour with Amy Kinsey, Landscape Curator (Members Only)

Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at George Eastman House.

Join Amy Kinsey, Nancy R. Turner Landscape Curator, for an informal walk in the gardens. Discover what's in bloom, special plants, and how we care for them.



Focus 45: Ross Knapper on Teaching Preservation Workshops in China (Free to Members)

Thursday, May 15, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Curtis Theatre.

Ross Knapper, assistant collection manager in the Department of Photography, will discuss his recent visit to Beijing, where he led photographic preservation workshops for Chinese museum directors. 



Plant Sale: Members' Preview (Members Only)

Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at George Eastman House.

Members get early access to our spring plant sale. 



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

Saturday, May 17, 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 spring plant sale. 



Upstairs/Downstairs Tour (Members Only)

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10:15 a.m. at George Eastman House.

Wondering what’s upstairs or beneath the house? Find out at this tour of the third floor, fourth-floor attic, and basement. Tour includes walking, standing, and stair-climbing.



In Person: Photographer Susan Dobson (Free to Members)

Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Canadian artist Susan Dobson will discuss her work, in conjunction with the current exhibition Of Time and Buildings



Wish You Were Here: Peter and Chase Guttman (Free to Members)

Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the Dryden Theatre.

Award-winning travel photographers Peter and Chase Guttman will share stories and images from their global adventures.



Focus 45: Will Green on Robert Frank’s "The Americans" (Free to Members)

Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Curtis Theatre.

On Flag Day, William Green, curatorial assistant in the Department of Photography, will discuss artist Robert Frank's seminal photobook, The Americans.



Upstairs/Downstairs Tour (Members Only)

Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 10:15 a.m. at George Eastman House.

Wondering what’s upstairs or beneath the house? Find out at this tour of the third floor, fourth-floor attic, and basement. Tour includes walking, standing, and stair-climbing.

Membership Benefits (see grid for benefits for Restricted memberships)

With your membership, you will enjoy many valuable benefits including:

  • Unlimited Free Admission to George Eastman House all year long.
  • Museum guest passesand Dryden Theatre film passes.
  • Discounts on all film tickets to the Dryden Theatre.
  • Discounts on all tickets to Garden Vibes concerts and other special events.
  • 10% discount in the Eastman House Store.
  • Free subscription to our bimonthly members' newsletter, Close-up.
  • Invitations to members-only events including exhibition previews, Upstairs/Downstairs and Archive tours, Curator Coffee Talks, Conservation Clinics, Members' Day, and more!
  • Members-only e-news with up-to-the-minute announcements of special events.
  • Free admission or member discounts to other national photography museums. Click here to view member benefits available at other organizations.
  • ESL Federal Credit Union membership eligibility.
  • A tax deduction - all membership dues are tax-deductable to the extent allowed by law.

George Eastman Society

Joining George Eastman Society gives you the highest level of benefits and extraordinary access to Eastman House. Click here for more information.

How To Join or Renew

Via Phone by calling (585) 271-3361 ext. 261

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