February 13–May 15
Dutch Connection
In bloom through February 28
Google Cultural Institute + George Eastman Museum
Commemorating Black History Month
The Nitrate Picture Show
April 29–May 1, 2016
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Friday, February 12–Sunday, February 28

Special Events | Dutch Connection

Beat the winter doldrums with the museum’s annual display of flowers, including tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, amaryllis, clivias, begonias, primroses, and azaleas.

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Saturday, February 13, 8 p.m.

Film Screenings | In the Shadow of Women

Rochester Premiere. The new film by the great Philippe Garrel is a close look at infidelity—not merely the fact of it, but the particular, divergent ways in which it’s experienced and understood by men and women. 

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Sunday, February 14, 11:30 a.m.

Film Screenings | A Room with a View

Happy Valentine's Day! Unabashedly romantic, and with Florence as the backdrop for the first half of the film (replaced by the rolling English countryside for the second), A Room with a View makes for the perfect Valentine’s Day escape .

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Current Exhibitions

Taryn Simon: Birds of the West Indies

February 13, 2016 to May 15, 2016
Main Galleries

In 1936, American ornithologist James Bond (1900–1989) published the definitive taxonomy Birds of the West Indies. Ian Fleming, an active bird-watcher living in Jamaica, appropriated the author's name for his novel's lead character. This appropriation was the first in a series of substitutions and replacements that would become central to the construction of the Bond narrative. Uniting Bond the ornithologist with 007, Taryn Simon uses the title and format of the ornithologist’s taxonomy for her work.

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