Calendar of Events

Talks

Date:
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Time:
12 p.m.
Location:
Curtis Theatre
Students in Photographic Preservation and Collections Management—the George Eastman Museum's joint graduate program with the University of Rochester—will present their research.
David Levinthal Work from his series Space
Date:
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Time:
6 p.m.
Location:
Main Galleries
Curator Lisa Hostetler will give opening remarks, followed by a book signing with the artist and a preview of the exhibition in the main galleries.
Levinthal work from his series IED
Date:
Friday, June 1, 2018
Time:
12 p.m.
Location:
Main Galleries
Photographer David Levinthal and Curator in Charge Lisa Hostetler will be in conversation and guide guests through the exhibition War, Myth, Desire, the first museum retrospective of Levinthal's work in more than twenty years.
Cropped section of photograph by Barbara Kruger
Date:
Saturday, June 9, 2018
Time:
All day
Location:
Curtis Theatre
Join Rachel E. Andrews for a discussion of ​the photographs exhibited in the most recent installation of the museum's History of Photography Gallery. The selections in this rotation highlight works by ​women ​photographers, artists, printers, and entrepreneurs.
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.Then, style your own scenes using toys and backdrops. Nick Brandreth, historic process specialist, will teach how to use scale, lighting, and framing to make your miniature scenes appear lifelike.
Levinthal work from his series American Beauties
Date:
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time:
1 p.m.
Location:
Main Galleries
Gain deeper insight into David Levinthal’s photographs and the themes of his exhibition War, Myth, Desire at a gallery talk led by Lisa Hostetler, curator in charge of the Department of Photography.
Levinthal work from his series Barbie
Date:
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Time:
6 p.m.
Location:
Main Galleries
Christopher Bensch, vice president for collections and chief curator at the Strong National Museum of Play, will lead guests through the exhibition David Levinthal: War, Myth, Desire, and discuss the historic and cultural impact of the toys Levinthal uses in creating his photographs.Free to members; included with admission.
Levinthal Absolut Ad
Date:
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Time:
12 p.m.
Location:
Curtis Theatre
How did this come to be? What is the significance of the gift, and what is happening behind the scenes of the museum to make the material publicly accessible? Lisa Hostetler, curator in charge of the Department of Photography, will answer these questions and more in her talk.
Photography from Levinthal's Mein Kempf series
Date:
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time:
6 p.m.
Location:
Dryden Theatre
In conjunction with his exhibition War, Myth, Desire, David Levinthal will discuss his prolific career as a photographer. The exhibition is the first museum retrospective of the artist's work in more than twenty years.
Levinthal work from his series Modern Romance
Date:
Friday, December 14, 2018
Time:
1 p.m.
Location:
Main Galleries
Gain deeper insight into David Levinthal’s photographs and the themes of his exhibition War, Myth, Desire at a gallery talk led by Lisa Hostetler, curator in charge of the Department of Photography.