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Eastman Museum receives NFPF grant to restore three nitrate films (access required)

The George Eastman Museum will preserve three rare, endangered nitrate feature films using funds from a more than $70,000 grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation. The 35mm prints of The Country Beyond and The Millionaire Vagrant likely are the ...

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Eastman Museum presents free film series in solidarity with Black, Asian/Pacific Islander Americans (access required)

This summer, the George Eastman Museum is presenting two free film series in solidarity with Black Americans and Asian/Pacific Islander Americans. Celebrating Asian/Pacific American Directors began July 1 and runs weekly through Aug. 19. The eight motion pictures that were ...

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Eastman Museum installs Colorama for new visitor center opening (access required)

As the George Eastman Museum continues its renovations, a reproduction of a Colorama image is being installed adjacent to the museum’s new Thomas Tischer Visitor Center, scheduled to open to the public Oct. 10. The structure to display the Colorama ...

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Dryden Theatre to host second ‘Dollar Babies’ film program (access required)

The Dryden Theatre at the George Eastman Museum is calling for entries for its 2nd Annual Stephen King’s Dollar Babies short film program. Submissions will be accepted through April 30. The program was started in 1983 when King began licensing ...

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George Eastman Museum breaks ground on new visitor center, entrance (access required)

The George Eastman Museum on Monday broke ground on the Thomas Tischer Visitor Center, a project several years in the making. The new visitor center will be funded through several sources, including a more than $1.5 million donation from retired ...

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NEH grant to assist Eastman Museum with nitrate film preservation (access required)

The George Eastman Museum has received a $340,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for its Protecting Nitrate Film Heritage project. The funding, which comes from the Division of Preservation and Access, Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections program, will ...

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Museum receives National Endowment for the Humanities grant (access required)

The George Eastman Museum has received a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support its Preserving and Improving Access to the Boyer Collection project. The NEH grant, from its Division of Preservation and Access, Humanities Collections ...

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Eastman Museum acquires Levinthal photographs (access required)

The George Eastman Museum has received more than 300 photos taken by David Levinthal, whose major works were first exhibited at the museum in 1978. The photos were donated by an anonymous patron and from Donald Rosenfeld Jr. The museum ...

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Eastman Museum acquires rare films

The George Eastman Museum has acquired and restored a rare collection of Lumiere films. The 18 nitrate reels, all in nearly pristine condition, consist of seven 35mm negatives and 11 35mm positive prints dating between 1896 and 1903. The films ...

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