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Sponsor a seat in the Dryden Theatre and help the George Eastman Museum connect audiences with the art of the moving image, the artists who create films, and the history of the medium—for generations to come.

The Eastman Museum is one of very few archives worldwide that is able to screen motion pictures in the full range of formats—from the earliest silent nitrate film stocks to current digital technologies—allowing audiences to see the filmmaker's creative vision in its authentic form.

Your sponsorship will sustain the Dryden's aesthetic and structural integrity and the museum's ability to provide an unparalleled film-going experience.

Along with the knowledge that they are supporting the preservation of the Dryden Theatre, seat sponsors or recipients will receive special invitations to talks with curators from the Moving Image Department and access to presale tickets for designated special events. Seat sponsorship is a memorable way to mark a birthday, anniversary, or holiday. Gift sponsorship will be acknowledged with a special gift package.

Seat Sponsorship Levels

Your Choice Seating | $1,500
You select your sponsored seat from any of those available.

General Seating | $1,000
A seat will be chosen for you. There isn't a bad seat in the house!

Dryden seat sponsorship is fully tax-deductible.

To discuss seat purchase options, please contact Katie Riley at (585) 327-4833 or kriley@eastman.org.

Donation or seat sponsorship does not imply reserved seating, seat ownership, or free or discounted tickets to future events or screenings.