George Eastman Society

George Eastman Society honors those members who make annual gifts of $1,000 or more, providing essential support for the Museum’s collections and programs, and helping to ensure its stature as an international leader in the world of photography and motion pictures. In appreciation for this annual support, the Museum extends a variety of privileges as outlined below.

Founder’s Circle $1,000

  • Free Museum admission for up to 6 adults plus resident children (per visit)
  • Free Dryden Theatre admission for up to 4 adults (per visit)
  • 6 Museum guest passes
  • 6 Dryden Theatre film passes
  • 10% discount on Take 10-Dryden Theatre tickets
  • Invitations to exclusive Eastman Society events and private events with visiting artists
  • Up to 6 additional guests at Exhibition openings (per event)
  • 4 free tickets to the Garden Vibes summer concert series
  • 2-for-1 admission to the visiting artist of your choice
  • Member discount prices for ticketed events
  • Opportunity to host private events at George Eastman House
  • Private tour of the House or archive of your choice (by appointment)
  • Annual portfolio review (by appointment)
  • Recognition in Annual Report
  • 10% discount in Museum Store
  • CLOSE-Up members’ newsletter mailed to you bi-monthly
  • IMAGE magazine mailed to you twice a year

Curator’s Circle $2,500

All the benefits of Founder’s Circle, PLUS

  • One matted copy print from the Curator’s Circle Collection
  • Invitation to private dinners and receptions with Visiting Artists
  • Private gallery tour with a docent (by appointment)

Director’s Circle $5,000

All the benefits of Curator’s Circle, PLUS

  • Membership privileges in Rochester Collector’s Circle, Dryden Film Society and NYC Collector’s Club
  • Special travel opportunities with the Director and a curator

Chairman’s Circle $10,000

All the benefits of Director’s Circle, PLUS

  • Annual Chairman’s Circle reception

For More Information

To become a member of the George Eastman Society, click here, or contact Katie Riley, Manager of Annual Giving, at (585) 271-3361, ext. 233. If you have any questions about membership, you can also e-mail her at

All membership gifts are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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