Greater Binghamton is a proud community with a rich history of industrial ingenuity and creativity. Built by historic innovators and fueled by a new class of creative visionaries, BING is filled with rich history and unique experiences to be explored. A dazzling array of art and cultural attractions across Greater Binghamton are what sculpt the community into the cultural hub that it is today. The region’s heritage is expressed through some of its most notable theaters, museums and festivals.
The works of local, regional, established and new artists are what peg Greater Binghamton as a community center for art-related events. It’s so much more than just hearing about the rich heritage here, it’s all about experiencing it for yourself and creating your own chapter in Greater Binghamton’s “story.”
Paintings, sculptures, museums, artists and one-of-a-kind exhibits fill the streets of Binghamton, so much so that you can feel the rich culture that exists there. Immerse yourself into the arts and culture scene and see or hear what has shaped the community for yourself.
Greater Binghamton invites visitors to “Be Part of Our Story”
It’s been said time and time again, but the culture of Greater Binghamton truly comes alive when you are able to experience all of the community’s rich assets for yourself.
The Roberson Museum and Science Center offers diverse exhibits, family friendly events and educational programs covering art, history and science. It’s a premier destination for educational programs in the sciences, community events and world-class exhibits. Between February and June in 2017, 2018 and 2019, Roberson will feature the “Nature’s Best” exhibit that previously had only been on display at the Smithsonian Institution.
Over a century old, the Firehouse Stage building is truly a historic staple in the region housing entertainment, classes and workshops. Once an actual firehouse, the building has since transformed into a full-blown performance venue.
While the factories in Binghamton are now a thing of the past, you can still experience the world that grew IBM predecessor the Bundy Time Clock Co. at the Bundy Museum of History and Art. The museum is home to a wide variety of early manufacturing and broadcasting artifacts and international art designed to enrich local culture as well as a permanent exhibit honoring Rod Serling.
The Tri-Cities Opera was established to bring NYC-caliber culture to the bustling communities of Binghamton, Endicott and Johnson City. Some 70 years later, it remains one of the region’s essential performing arts organizations.
Binghamton showcases world-class musicians, art and performers from around the region in addition the tradition of First Friday Art Walks. This decade-old monthly event draws in locals and visitors alike to marvel at masterpieces around downtown Binghamton.
In Greater Binghamton, there’s something unique to be explored around every corner. Come experience it for yourself and be part of our story.