Broome County Arts Council is pleased to announce the 2014 Heart of the Arts Awards Celebration & $10K Challenge to be held Monday, September 22nd at the DoubleTree by Hilton in downtown Binghamton. It's the 10th year for the event, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to and impact on the arts in Broome County. BCAC issued a Call for Nominations today, inviting all members of the public to submit candidates for recognition by 5:00pm June 20th. Instructions and official nominating...Read more
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Reviewed by Rebecca Sheriff "Reacting to Music: The Artwork of Angela Cook," on display at Binghamton's Bundy Museum, is a colorful array of artwork, most in reaction to the music of renowned indie-pop artist Rachael Sage, who performed her vibrant and provoking songs at the show’s opening during February’s First Friday event. Cook’s artwork enhanced the warmth of Sage’s sound and the energy of her performance. (more…)...Read more
With its second gallery show since moving downtown to 81 State St., Binghamton, last February, the Broome County Arts Council is advancing the idea that promoting the local ats is good, but BUYING art locally is both better and best.
An exciting and touching exhibition opened Thursday (June 3) at the Cooperative Gallery 213, 213 State St., Binghamton, and will continue through June 26, including special hours today (June 4) for First Friday. It's exciting because it is a curated retrospective of the work of Robert C. Johnston, one of the area's premier black-and-white photographers, and touching because he died very recently before being able to see his lifetime of work honored by this exhibit.
[caption id="attachment_316" align="alignleft" width="91" caption="Salati, Artist & Gallery Owner"][/caption] There are professional critics who write reviews about movies, plays, books, art exhibitions, music, etc. These critics describe their responses to a variety of art forms and they give you an assessment of their merit. You may not always agree with their opinions because your criteria or standards of judgment may be very different from these professional critics. When you hear the word criticism,...Read more