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Events for Saturday, January 28, 2023

The galleries, mansion, and shop are open today 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Open Face at Eastman Museum is open 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
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Saturday, January 28, 2023, All Day

A Bouquet of Stencil-Colored Films

Multipurpose Hall
This program of four films, screening on a loop during museum hours, feature the early technique of adding color dyes to film known as stencil-color. Stencil-coloring displays the ingenuity that early filmmakers showed in creating a method to add a palette of colors to enhance the spectacle of early movies.
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Saturday, January 28, 2023, All Day

Selections from the Collection

Collection Gallery

This rotation in the Collection Gallery ranges from the Crimean War (1853–56) to the War in Afghanistan (2001–21), challenging us to think critically about how photography documents and disseminates information about war, and how photographers’ approaches to recording war has shifted over time.

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Saturday, January 28, 2023, All Day

Adam Ekberg: Minor Spectacles

Project Gallery

Loneliness permeates Adam Ekberg’s whimsical photographs that document the climax of orchestrated events. While the camera freezes them into still lifes, a sense of continuity—like the arc of a story—happens as one realizes that Ekberg (American, b. 1975) invented, manifested, documented, and concluded these events. The objects take on lives of their own, even though we know that such agency is impossible.

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Saturday, January 28, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Cry, the Beloved Country

Dryden Theatre

Breaking Barriers: The Films of Sidney Poitier Stephen Kumalo (Canada Lee), a black preacher in apartheid South Africa, travels to Johannesburg to help his son, who is accused of murdering a white man. With the assistance of a clergyman (Sidney Poitier), Kumalo seeks to heal the wounds afflicting his family and the family of the murdered man.

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