Information for the Press
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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Current Press Releases (All Press Releases)
»The University of Rochester and George Eastman House Announce Joint Master’s Degree Program in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management
Rochester, N.Y., December 4, 2013—The University of Rochester and George Eastman House will jointly offer a new master’s degree in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management (PPCM) beginning in the fall of 2014. The program will be the only one in the United States dedicated to the study of the photograph as an object (the care and handling of photographs) as well as the related academic study of images (theoretical and historical context). Enrollment begins this month, with the first students beginning their courses in fall 2014.
»George Eastman House announces Dr. Lisa Hostetler as Curator-in-Charge of its Department of Photography
Rochester, N.Y., November 8, 2013—George Eastman House announced today the appointment of Lisa Hostetler, PhD, as Curator-in-Charge of its Department of Photography. She will assume this role prior to year-end.
Hostetler brings almost 20 years of academic and museum experience to her new position with George Eastman House. She is currently the McEvoy Family Curator for Photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C.
»George Eastman House kicks off holiday season with
Sweet Creations gingerbread house display
on November 13
Rochester, N.Y., November 5, 2013—Join us at George Eastman House, your home for the holidays, for the 18th annual Sweet Creations gingerbread house display, a roster of holiday films, Holiday Homecoming celebration with Santa, and tabletop tree and wreath displays. The historic house will be elaborately decorated.
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