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The museum will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth. 

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Events for Wednesday, November 1, 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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Wednesday, November 1, 2023, All Day

One Hundred Years Ago: George Eastman in 1923

Historic Mansion

This annual display in the historic mansion provides a glimpse of George Eastman’s life and work one hundred years ago. The new selection of objects highlights the goings on in 1923—most notably the release of the Ciné-Kodak and 16mm motion picture film and a 10-week expedition in the Cassiar region of Alaska and British Columbia, which became his favorite camping destination for the remainder of his life.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023, All Day

Selections from the Collection

Collection Gallery
As the George Eastman Museum approaches and celebrates its 75th anniversary, we are featuring a group of exhibitions that highlight a wide range of holdings from the museum’s collection. With this selection of objects in the Collection Gallery, we continue our broad survey of works to draw parallels and connections between photography, history, and culture. The objects chosen for this exhibition will chart a course through this history, identifying notable movements and trends while giving context to a breadth of photographic practices, technologies, communities, and traditions.
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Wednesday, November 1, 2023, All Day

Gregory Halpern: 19 winters / 7 springs

Project Gallery

19 winters / 7 springs contends with the idea of Buffalo, New York, and the lives of its inhabitants—its human and animal life, its architecture and landscape—all rendered by Gregory Halpern in their dynamic complexity. This exhibition plots the cyclical nature of time and the passage of seasons, but Halpern’s photographs also register both the visual evidence of history and the particularity of life in the present.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023, All Day

Gillian Laub: Southern Rites

Main Galleries

In Southern Rites, Gillian Laub engages her skills as a photographer, filmmaker, and visual activist to examine the realities of racism and raise questions that are simultaneously painful and essential to understanding the American consciousness.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2023, All Day

Southern Rites Documentary Film

Multipurpose Hall
The documentary film Southern Rites (HBO original, 2015, TV-14, 1 hr. 27 min.) will be screened in the Multipurpose Hall Tues.–Sun., 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. from June 30 through November 5, 2023. No admission required to view the film.
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Wednesday, November 1, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Kiss the Blood Off My Hands

Dryden Theatre

Noirvember Burt Lancaster plays Bill Saunders, a veteran with a trauma-based violent streak. When he accidentally kills a man in a pub and flees from the police, he breaks into the apartment of Jane Wharton (Joan Fontaine), a lonely nurse and war widow.

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