Julia Roberts coming to Rochester to accept award

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The George Eastman Museum will honor Julia Roberts with the George Eastman Award on May 2.  

The award recognizes Roberts’ contribution to the art of cinema. Tickets will go on sale to the public on March 18. 

Roberts will join the company of film legends including: Lauren Bacall, Louise Brooks, Charlie Chaplin, Gary Cooper, Michael Douglas, Michael Keaton, Meryl Streep, and many others. The George Eastman

Award was established in 1955 as the first retrospective award to honor film work of enduring artistic value.

“We are thrilled to present Julia Roberts with the George Eastman Award,” said Bruce Barnes, Ron and Donna Fielding Director at George Eastman Museum. “The depth and breadth of her career and the range of the characters she portrays on screen are a true testament to her natural talents and her well-honed craft. We look forward to recognizing her contribution to the art of cinema.”

All ticket levels include reserved seating for the award ceremony, admittance to festive gala, and valet parking.

Patron tickets: $300
Supporter tickets: $150
Friend tickets: $125
To purchase your tickets click here.

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