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Talks

Friday, May 21, 2021, 1 p.m.

ONLINE—In Focus: Best Laid Plans

Online

In Focus: In this virtual talk, Landscape Manager Dan Bellavia and Assistant Conservator Sarah Casto will discuss the original blue prints for George Eastman's estate and how the property has evolved over time. Join us for this in-depth look at the history of these historic documents and get a behind the scenes glimpse at how conservation treatments are able to preserve them for future generations.

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Thursday, May 27, 2021, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021, 6 p.m.

ONLINE—Panel Discussion: Trans Representation in Cinema

Online

In conjunction with the exhibition To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults by Jess T. Dugan and Vanessa Fabbre, the George Eastman Museum and ImageOut are hosting a panel discussion exploring representation of trans individuals in cinema.

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Friday, July 23, 2021, 1 p.m.

ONLINE—Gelatin Dry Plates: George Eastman & Demonstration

Online

Process Demonstration: In this webinar, George Eastman Legacy Curator Kathy Connor will share Eastman’s story, early trials and challenges. Then, Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will demonstrate how gelatin dry plates are made, showing the features that make them superior to wet collodion.

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Friday, September 24, 2021, 1 p.m.

ONLINE—Stereocards: Demonstration & History

Online

Process Demonstration: In this webinar, Historic Process Specialist Nick Brandreth will give a demonstration, showing how stereocards are made using albumen prints and basic materials found at your local art store. Boyer Cataloger in the Department of Photography Lilyan Jones will share a brief history of this fun and unique technology, sharing examples from the museum’s Boyer Collection.

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Friday, December 3, 2021, 1 p.m.