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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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»Dryden Kids film series FREE for children

Rochester, N.Y., July 30, 2015 – George Eastman House recently announced that all Dryden Kids film screenings will now be FREE for attendees 17 years old and younger. In keeping with its mission to promote the art and history of cinema, the Dryden Theatre is encouraging younger audiences to see films on the big screen in their original formats, as they were intended to be.  

»George Eastman House to Host Two First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival Acts on September 20

Rochester, N.Y., July 16, 2015—George Eastman House will host two events on Sunday, September 20 as part of the First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival. The Company Stores, a folk fusion band from Charleston, West Virginia, will perform at 11 a.m. (tickets $10). Vivien Leigh: The Last Press Conference, a play produced by Screen Plays Theater will be presented at 2 p.m. (tickets $15). Both performances will be held in the Dryden Theatre, 900 East Avenue. Tickets can be ordered in advance at eastmanhouse.org.

»George Eastman House begins repair and restoration of historic mansion

Rochester, N.Y., June 15, 2015—George Eastman House is hosting a Community Forum on Monday, June 22 at 6 p.m. to provide a status update about the historic mansion restoration project and inform community members about the next phase of restoration efforts.

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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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