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Mansion closed Dec. 19–Feb. 13. Galleries will be open.

Workshops

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 12 a.m.

Tintype Boot Camp

George Eastman Museum

SOLD OUT.This workshop offers you a great opportunity to get a feel of what it was like to sit in front of a camera between the 1850s and 1870s.

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Wednesday, March 4–Friday, March 6, 2020, All Day
Monday, March 16–Friday, March 20, 2020, All Day

Ambrotypes and Tintypes

George Eastman Museum

Ambrotypes and tintypes are the hottest alternative processes used in fine art photography today. In this intensive 5-day workshop you will learn the basics of making these unique positive wet-collodion images.

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Wednesday, April 1–Friday, April 3, 2020, All Day
Tuesday, April 14–Friday, April 17, 2020, All Day
Tuesday, May 5–Friday, May 8, 2020, All Day
Monday, May 18–Thursday, May 21, 2020, All Day
Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 9 a.m.

Coloring Silent Film

George Eastman Museum

In this workshop, you will learn how to chemically bleach and tone the silver image, tint film stock, and apply colors in selected areas of the film frame.

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Monday, June 8–Friday, June 12, 2020, All Day
Monday, June 22–Friday, June 26, 2020, All Day
Tuesday, July 7–Friday, July 10, 2020, All Day

Wet-Collodion Negatives and Salt Printing

George Eastman Museum

This stand-alone wet-collodion negative workshop is for those who are interested in making wet-plate negatives for studio portraiture, still life, and landscapes using this early process originally introduced in 1851.

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Monday, July 20–Friday, July 24, 2020, All Day
Tuesday, August 4–Friday, August 7, 2020, All Day
Monday, August 17–Friday, August 21, 2020, All Day
Tuesday, September 1–Friday, September 4, 2020, All Day
Tuesday, September 15–Friday, September 18, 2020, All Day
Tuesday, September 29–Friday, October 2, 2020, All Day
Wednesday, October 21–Friday, October 23, 2020, All Day
Tuesday, November 3–Friday, November 6, 2020, All Day

Experimental Tintype

George Eastman Museum

In this workshop we introduce ways to celebrate the handmade image with both chemical and physical techniques for that steampunk / post-apocalypse look.

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Tuesday, November 17–Friday, November 20, 2020, All Day