Issue #188  1/10/2012
Actor Richard Gere to Accept George Eastman House Award On February 16th

Actor and humanitarian Richard Gere plans to visit the George Eastman House on Thursday, February 16, to accept the George Eastman Award. In accepting the honor, Gere joins the company of such film legends as Charles Chaplin, Cecil B. DeMille, Gary Cooper, Martin Scorsese, Joan Crawford, Isabella Rossellini, Meryl Streep, Kim Novak, and Frank Capra.

Tickets to this event, including awards ceremony and gala reception, begin at $125 and go on sale January 17. Click here for details as they become available: http://www.eastmanhouse.org/events/detail/gere-02-16-12 .

The legendary Academy Awards party returns to Eastman House on Sunday, February 26. Tickets are $55 members/$60 nonmembers, $70 day of event, and include free valet parking. Tickets may be purchased now at http://www.eastmanhouse.org , or at the museum's Lipson Welcome Center, or by calling 1-585-271-3361, ext. 444.