Calendar of Events

Workshops

Date:
Wednesday, April 18–Friday, April 20, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
This workshop is offered only every other year, so we suggest you register early to secure a spot. This silver chloride printing-out paper dates to the 1860s but did not become popular until the 1890s.
Date:
Wednesday, May 2–Thursday, May 3, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
SOLD OUT! In this workshop, learn how to chemically bleach and tone the silver image, tint film stock, and apply colors in selected areas of the film frame.
Date:
Monday, May 7–Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
Get hands-on experience making black-and-white 35mm perforated film stock. This workshop is scheduled so those attending the Nitrate Picture Show over the weekend (May 4–6) can stay past the festival and learn how to make film. 
Date:
Monday, May 21–Friday, May 25, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
Ambrotypes and tintypes are the hottest alternative processes used in fine art photography today. In this intensive five-day workshop, participants will be guided through the basics of making these unique positive wet-collodion images.
Date:
Monday, June 4–Friday, June 8, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
SOLD OUT! Last offered four years ago, this workshop was inspired by the canal excursions held by select members of the Philadelphia Photograph Exchange Club back in the 1870s. We’ll pilot a 42-foot canal boat through step locks on the Erie Canal and tie up along the banks to take full-plate [6 ½ × 8 ½″] tintypes of the local scenery.
Date:
Monday, June 18–Friday, June 22, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
If you like camping, hiking, and large-format photography, this is the workshop for you.
Date:
Tuesday, July 10–Friday, July 13, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
The basics of making gelatin emulsion dry plates are covered in this fun and informative emulsion workshop for beginners. 
Date:
Monday, July 23–Friday, July 27, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
The Flower City Arts Center and the George Eastman Museum team up to bring you Studio Photography for Teens. Students will have the unique experience of meeting renowned photographer David Levinthal for an exclusive tour of his exhibition War, Myth, Desire at the Eastman Museum.
Date:
Tuesday, July 24–Friday, July 27, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
Building upon our basic gelatin emulsion workshops, this intermediate workshop takes emulsion making to the next level. 
Date:
Wednesday, August 1–Friday, August 3, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
New! The first photographic negative technique on glass, known as the Niepceotype, was also used to make the first photographic magic lantern transparencies, or hyalotypes. Albumen on glass photography was invented in 1847 and remains the highest resolution photographic process ever invented.

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