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Photography Workshops

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Group taking a workshop at the museum
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Group taking a workshop at the museum
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Group taking a workshop at the museum
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Group taking a workshop at the museum
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Group taking a workshop at the museum
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Group taking a workshop at the museum
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Group taking a workshop at the museum

The museum is currently not offering onsite workshops. If you are interested in an online tutorial or workshop, please fill out the form below.

Workshop Interest Form

Eastman Museum workshops are intended to help artists, educators, and enthusiasts develop new skills. Experience is not necessary for most of the workshops. 

With the rapidly growing interest in historic and alternative photographic processes, we seek to contribute to the expanding movement of handmade photography by teaching how to make the same type of gelatin emulsions introduced by George Eastman in the 1880s.

In addition to offerings like ambrotypes, tintypes, and wet and dry collodion negatives, we have recently taught workshops on silver bromide emulsion paper, digital negatives, photobooks, and developed-out salt prints.

Private Online Workshops & Tutorials

Did you know that we can teach any of our workshops as a private online tutorial? Your one-on-one lesson can include hands-on instruction, viewing rare examples from the museum’s photography and technology collections, and even guided primary research.

For more information on pricing and availability, contact workshops@eastman.org.

Contact

For more information or to register, contact workshops@eastman.org or (585) 327-4800.

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Start-up funding for the photographic workshops provided by a grant from Howard and Carole Tanenbaum.