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Spring Poetry Workshops

Broome County Arts Council Gallery 81 State Street, 5th Floor, Binghamton All poetry workshops are free for Broome Arts Council Members and the General Public. Pre-registration is recommended.  Please email jlewis2@binghamton.edu for further details.

How to Read Poetry

Monday, Jan. 29, 2018 6-8 p.m. The goal of this workshop is to explore the different ways to read poems for both content and impact.

Slam Poetry Workshop

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 6-8 p.m. The goal of this workshop is to explore the world of slam poetry and the various expectations behind...
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BCAC Call for Exhibition & Program Proposals

Broome County Arts Council (BCAC) is planning gallery exhibitions and programs for 2018. BCAC invites fine artists and cultural curators who live and work in Broome County to submit proposals for gallery exhibitions and programs for consideration by BCAC’s Program and Marketing Committee. Proposals are invited from visual artists, poets and writers, musicians, and performing artists, as well as curators of cultural programs with local significance. Emerging artists are welcome to submit proposals. Priority will be given to BCAC members but...
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Broome High School Emerging Artists Exhibit

Broome High School Emerging Artists Exhibit opened with an award ceremony on First Friday, April 7th. Nine Broome County high schools have seventy students displaying their two-dimensional art work at the Broome County Arts Council. (more…)...
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Emerging Artists Award Recipients

The Broome County Arts Council held the Broome High School Emerging Artists Competition Award Recognition & Ceremony on First Friday, April 1st to celebrate the artistic talents of the 65 students from 7 Broome County High Schools with 73 works of art on display. The Emerging Artistists Award Recipients for 2016 are: Best of Show: Kelly Wu,  “Corrina” (Pastels) Johnson City HS, Eric Adolf Art Teacher Excellence in Composition: Olivia Greene,  “Breaking Free” (Acrylic) Johnson City HS, Eric Adolf Art Teacher Excellence in Line & Color: Mia Hause,...
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Remembering Ralph Hall

Ralph Hall passed away last Thursday (July 30) in Duchess County, close to his children and grandchildren.  Ralph was my predecessor here at the Broome County Arts Council, and he made a difference during his 17-month tenure as interim executive director.  Among other things, Ralph created the Heart of the Arts Awards, which have evolved into a signature BCAC program and community celebration.  Ralph envisioned an award that would recognize individuals for their significant contributions to the arts in Broome County.  Since 2004,...
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By Barb Van Atta To belabor a tonsorial metaphor, Tri-Cities Opera plans to continue grooming musical students and highlight rising stars in a 2015-2016 season bookended by the theatrical world’s most famous barbers: Figaro and Sweeney Todd. At a press conference today (March 24) at the 66-year-old company’s headquarters in Binghamton, Susan S. Ashbaker,  general director since July 2014, announced, not only the nuts and bolts of next year’s season, but a series of changes and improvements designed to boost the opera-going audience in Broome County and...
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The Broome County Arts Council (BCAC),  has awarded $239,575 in United Cultural Fund (UCF) grants this year to 21 local arts organizations, community non-profits, and individual artists.  BCAC announced the funding at a March 12th news conference at its 5th floor gallery space at 81 State Street in downtown Binghamton.   2015 UCF grants will help support the operations of 7 major arts organizations, as well as 13 community non-profit and individual artist projects. Funded projects range from choral music to dance, classes to concerts, photography...
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