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Awards

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Michael Keaton, Eastman award honoree, and Steven Schwartz, board of trustee chair

Michael Keaton

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Michael Douglas, Eastman Award honoree and Steven Schwartz, board of trustees chair

Michael Douglas

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Meryl Strep, Eastman Award honoree

Meryl Streep

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Gregory Peck touring the vaults

Gregory Peck

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Lauren Bacall, eastman award honoree

Lauren Bacall

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Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin

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Alexander Payne

Alexander Payne

George Eastman Award

The George Eastman Award was established by the museum in 1955 to recognize individuals for their distinguished contribution to the art of film.

Light & Motion Awards

At the Light & Motion Awards, the George Eastman Museum pays tribute to the accomplishments of leaders in the fields of motion pictures and photography and recognizes artists from a new generation.

Other Awards and Honors

George Eastman Honorary Scholar

The title George Eastman Honorary Scholar, established in 1995, is presented for artistic achievement.

George Eastman Medal of Honor

Awarded in recognition of meritorious service to the advancement of the principles embodied by George Eastman.

Eastman House Honors

Granted to an artist whose life work embodies the traditions and values championed by the George Eastman Museum.