Calendar of Events

Workshops

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
SOLD OUT! 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.
Date:
Saturday, August 11, 2018
Time:
9 a.m.11 a.m.
Location:
Main Galleries
Take a private tour of the exhibition David Levinthal: War, Myth, Desire with curator Lisa Hostetler and manager of digital engagement Kate Meyers Emery, and learn how photographer David Levinthal uses small figures and toys to explore the explore the fantasies, myths, events, and characters that shape contemporary America.
Date:
Monday, August 13–Friday, August 17, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
Learn the two most popular printing processes of the nineteenth century: salt and albumen.
Date:
Wednesday, August 29–Friday, August 31, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
George Eastman Museum
Join us as we look into the earliest photographic printing processes dating from 1790 to 1841. We’ll use botanicals from the Eastman Museum gardens as well as lace, feathers, and even historic stained glass window fragments to sun print using several photographic processes invented before 1842.

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