Politics and Art in September

The Cooperative Gallery 213 is featuring a unique family collaboration, as MaryRose, Judy Salton, and their granddaughter Karissa explore different themes, including art and politics. The exhibits open First Friday September 4th, 2020 and continues through September 26th every Saturday from 11 am- 3 pm and by appointment with the artists (call 607 7243462 or

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Response to Garner’s ‘Tough on Crime’

  The following is a media release from Truth Pharm The People’s Protection Plan Coalition Respond to Jason Garnar’s “Tough on Crime” Rhetoric Update: July 29, 2020 (Binghamton, NY) On Friday, July 24th, 2020, representatives of the People’s Protection Plan Coalition, a multi-county partnership spanning the Southern Tier, held a press conference on the Broome

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Demands for a People’s Protection Plan

(Binghamton, NY) The People’s Protection Plan Coalition (Citizen Action of the Southern Tier, Justice and Unity for the Southern Tier, Progressive Leaders of Tomorrow, Truth Pharm, and representatives from organizations from Tioga, Cortland, Chenango, Delaware, and Tompkins counties) will respond to the dangerous package of legislation proposed by the New York State Sheriff’s Association (NYSA)

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Save Luma

For 5 years, you helped LUMA create a totally unique kind of festival in Downtown Binghamton. There isn’t anything like it anywhere else in the US. Now, it draws artists and fans from all over the world. And because there’s no general admission ticket, anyone can experience it, regardless of background. But if that’s going

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Cooperative Opens in August

[types field=’attachment’ title=’gallery covid form’][/types]   After a hiatus due to the Corona virus, the Cooperative Gallery is pleased to announce an opening with two of our gallery artists, Carolyn Gilligan and Ken Weir, as well as several paintings of the late Glenda Blake August 7-29, 2020. The gallery is opening with precautions in place

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When the Cooperative Gallery closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we needed a way to keep in touch, support, and challenge each to continue to create art but now in isolation. We offered all current and former Gallery Exhibiting Artist a challenge and ten artists took up the offer. The Challenge Circle Artists are: Barbara


Fire at Rec Park

A major portion of the Children’s Play area at Recreation Park in Binghamton  was destroyed by fire, presumably arson in the early hours of June 1st. The location was earlier on Sunday the site of a massive and peaceful demonstration protesting police brutality and the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Organizers took steps to

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Black Lives Matter Protest

According to Spectrum News at least a thousand people marched through Binghamton to protest George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis Police and systemic racism and violence against people of color. There were actually two planned marches, one originating at MLK Promenade to the Governmental Plaza, sponored by PLOT and the other larger at

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