Thank You for 11 fabulous years. With heavy hearts, Bill and Johanne Pesce will be retiring from The Windsor Whip Works Art Center After 11 years of successful operation, it is with great sadness and reluctance that we’ll be ceasing operations after our final exhibit closing on October 29, 2016. The Art Center’s final exhibit opened on … [Read more...] about Windsor Whip Works Art Center To Close
Johnston/ Jablon Win Heart of the Arts Awards
Broome County Arts Council Announces 2016 Recipients of the Heart of the Arts Awards The Broome County Arts Council announced the recipients of its 2016 Heart of the Arts and Lifetime Achievement Awards during a news conference at 10am, Wednesday, August 10th. Nominated by the public and chosen by the votes of BCAC’s 100+ members, the … [Read more...] about Johnston/ Jablon Win Heart of the Arts Awards
10th Global Mural Conference
10th Global Mural Conference Coming to Fairport, NY, USA September 21 - 24, 2016 – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Features include: large mosaic mural painted by kids, live mural painting demos, and bus tours of local murals Fairport, NY, - FOR IMMEDAITE RELEASE: Registration is NOW OPEN for anyone to attend the 10th Global Mural Conference (GMC) … [Read more...] about 10th Global Mural Conference
Art of Binghamton
"ART OF BINGHAMTON" gallery event presented by Matthew Card , owner of Matthew Card Photography and Steven Palmer, a pioneer of Binghamton’s First Friday, art educator, digital designer and programmer at Binghamton University and owner of GAGRAGS (Binghamton based t-shirt company). This event is made possible by the generous … [Read more...] about Art of Binghamton
Mural Design Contest Draws 65+ Submissions
The Dept. of Public Art (DPA) received more than 65 submissions to its design contest for a mural slated for the rear of the Binghamton Plaza along the Chenango River Trail, which is also the site of this year's Mural Fest 2016 at Cheri Lindsey Park. "We were very impressed with the quality of the submissions and the enthusiasm of the artists for … [Read more...] about Mural Design Contest Draws 65+ Submissions
Public Artists Nominated for Heart of the Arts!
BC Arts Council announces Heart of the Arts Winners on August 10th Every other year the Arts Council members vote on nominations for the Heart of the Arts award for extraordinary accomplishments in the previous two years. This year, Peg Johnston of the Dept of Public Art, Cooperative Gallery, and the Bridge has been nominated, as well as Emily Jablon, who … [Read more...] about Public Artists Nominated for Heart of the Arts!
Verizon Workers On Strike
Verizon workers have been on strike since April 13th in their effort to get a fair contract. This picture of strikers was taken on the Vestal Parkway. (A lot of people honking...) More discussion here. … [Read more...] about Verizon Workers On Strike
“Our Space” Threatening Rec Park Trees?
THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATED 4/17/16 Jen O'Brien, the planner for the Our Space renovation at Rec Park, stated emphatically that "only one tree will be taken down for Our Space." She reassures concerned citizens that great care is being taken not to disrupt the trees with construction. The paved areas have been dug down 9 inches. The … [Read more...] about “Our Space” Threatening Rec Park Trees?
Speak up and Stay Safe(r) Online
December 8, 2015 - - - Three women who have survived sustained online abuse are releasing an easy-to use digital handbook designed to help others speak freely and safely in digital spaces. Anita Sarkeesian director of Feminist Frequency, Jaclyn Friedman, anti-rape activist and founder of Women, Action & the Media (WAM!) and Renee Bracey Sherman, … [Read more...] about Speak up and Stay Safe(r) Online
A DARING JOURNEY From Immigration to Education
The film A DARING JOURNEY: From Immigration to Education documents three stories of people who risked their lives to cross the border from Mexico, to fulfill their dreams. The film begins with each giving a vivid description of the journey coming here, then describing their struggles to earn a living in the shadows of our immigration system. Each of them … [Read more...] about A DARING JOURNEY From Immigration to Education