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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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»April showers bring May flowers to George Eastman House

Rochester, N.Y., March 20, 2015George Eastman House will open its summer photography exhibition, In the Garden, on Saturday, May 9. Spanning the history of photography and photographic processes—from daguerreotype to inkjet prints—the exhibition addresses the relationships between photography, botanical images, and the cultivated landscape. The exhibition also features a section focused on George Eastman and his extensive gardens at 900 East Avenue. In the Garden will be on view through September 6.

» Tickets on sale for George Eastman Award ceremony in honor of Michael Douglas

Rochester, N.Y., March 19, 2015—George Eastman House will honor Academy Award winner Michael Douglas with the George Eastman Award, the museum’s highest honor in motion pictures, at a ceremony on Thursday, May 14. Tickets will go on sale to the public on April 1 at 10 a.m. Tickets are available for purchase online at and on-site at the Lipson Welcome Center during museum hours.

»George Eastman House opens new installation in
History of Photography Gallery on Saturday

Rochester, N.Y., February 27, 2015—George Eastman House has dedicated its new History of Photography Gallery to rotating installations that trace photography’s historical path to the present through photographs and cameras from the museum’s collection. The gallery opened in May 2014 and the latest rotation of photographs from its collection will be on display beginning Saturday, February 28. This installation of photographs was curated by William Green, curatorial assistant in the Department of Photography at George Eastman House. 


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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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