First Friday Venues

Highlights of Binghamton's Next First Friday Art Walk - JULY 5

Highlights of the July 5 First Friday Art Walk include the closing month for the annual "Art of Binghamton" group show with 35 local artists at The Bundy Museum and Binghamton Photo to BCAC's Annual Members' Juried Exhibition (July 5-27, 2019) at Broome County Arts Council's ARTISAN Gallery to Binghamton Live Songwriters Series at Atomic Tom's. The next First Friday, held from 6-9 PM at 19 venue locations downtown and on Artists' Row, west side, and south side Binghamton, features:

  • - "Art of Binghamton/AOB" - Premiere gallery experience with an array of artwork by Binghamton area artists (Thru July 30, 2019) at The Bundy Museum (129 Main St.), 3rd Fl. Gallery and 2nd Fl. Gallery and at Binghamton Photo (32 Cedar St., adjacent to Bundy Museum) with an exhibit dedicated to film photography. [AOB Artists: Bob Alan Bricks, Matthew Card, John Carroll, Ron Force, Denise Franchino, Joe Geronimo, Bruce Greig, Chuck Haupt, Richard Henry, Danielle Herman, Molly Jablonowski, Robert C Johnston, Sandy Kirker, Joshua Lasky, Drew Lewis, Nolan Majka, Shawn McMahon, Joy McMicken, Gregory Milunich, Arra Norton, Andrew Pavlik, Abby Ponterio, Mike Ricciardi, Deb Pultz Rockefeller, Jesse Ryan, Camilo Sanchez, Mary Lou Shapinas, Dan Simonds, David Skyrca, Christi Sturdevant, Alexis Michelle Tauterouff, Elaine Tillotson, Rebecca Whitman, Stephen Whitman, Andrea Wood.] Closing reception on 7/5 from 6-9 PM featuring Devinne Meyers performing. [AOB websites: and at the Bundy site:]
  • - BCAC's Annual Members' Juried Exhibition (July 5-27, 2019) at Broome County Arts Council's ARTISAN Gallery (95 Court St., next to Chroma Cafe). (Jurors include Diane Butler, director of the Binghamton University Art Museum, and Hall Groat II, professor and chair of SUNY Broomes Dept. of Art & Design.) Opening reception on 7/5, 6-9 PM.
  • - Alla Boldina: New Works in Acrylic and Mixed Media -AND- Barbara Bernstein: Glass and Mixed Media (July 5-27, 2019) at Cooperative Gallery 213 (213 State St., Artists' Row) with an Opening Reception during 7/5 First Friday from 6-9 PM.
  • - Group Exhibition: Wayne Claypatch-Paintings, Jules Gotay-Paintings, and Orazio Salati-Mixed Media Paintings, Photo Peinture (Thru July 27, 2019), at Orazio Salati Gallery & Studio (204 State St., Artists' Row) with Reception on 7/5 from 6-9 PM.
  • - Na Chainkua Reindorf: "Shrine: At the Intersection of Object and Spectacle" (Thru July 27, 2019) at Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts/ABFA (186 State St., Artists' Row), with Mid-Exhibition Reception on 7/5 First Friday, 6-9 PM. The artist will be in attendance at this reception.
  • - E.B. Schott: "Days of Noon" - The balance of dark and light where the noon light highlights the solicitude we have for one another. A series of paintings designed to illicit gracious melodies that seemingly bond us together with a calming force of nature; enabling us to be Brave, to be Bold, to be True" (Thru July 2019) at Whole in the Wall Restaurant (43 S. Washington St.). [Artist website:]
  • - Aldo Borromei: Improvisational Art - Recent Works (Thru August, 2019) at Marcy Swartz Gallery at River- side Towers (5 Riverside Dr.) with 7/5 Reception, 6:30-8 PM, and Artist's Talk at 7 PM.
  • - "Creative Binghamton: A History of Local Art" - Exhibition of works of local artists from the past which paints a picture of the arts scene in Binghamton from the end of the 19th Century into the 20th Century (June 7 - Aug. 31, 2019) at Gallery 131 (131 Main St., adjacent to Bundy Museum).
  • - Artwork by Adam Nixon -and- Lazlo Luongo: Sculptures at Community Options New York Inc. (182-184 State St., Artists' Row); exhibit only on 7/5, 6-9 PM.
  • - Artwork by local artists living with Alzheimer's and other forms of memory loss at Memory Maker Proj- ect/MMP (215 State St., Artists' Row). Also, prints available for purchase, plus learn more about art, culture and advocacy programs for those living with Alzheimer's and other forms of memory loss in the Southern Tier. [MMP open 7/5 First Friday, 6-9 PM.]
  • - At Roberson Museum (30 Front St.): Ten exhibits on display for visitors to explore. $4 admission after 5 PM on 7/5 First Friday and includes a Planetarium Show at 7 PM. (More info:

  • - Binghamton Live Songwriters Series at Atomic Toms (196 State St., Artists' Row): Music Room: John Kanazawich and Songwriter Friends, 6-9 PM; Rick Iacovelli and Sheila Geer: "A Songwriters Retrospective" from 9-11 PM. Free admission, contributions welcome.
  • - "Architectural Tours of the House" at Phelps Mansion Museum (191 Court St.). Explore the 1st and 2nd floors of the Mansion and learn about Isaac Perry, architect of the Phelps Mansion, with tours at 6:15, 7:15, and 8:15 PM; admission free; refreshments.
  • - Pat Raube, singer-songwriter, performing and 30% off the walls at Garland Gallery (116 Gorgeous Wash- ington St.), from 6-9 PM.

  • Binghamton's "Original Art Gallery" with over 150 signed original paintings including those by local artist Armondo Dellasanta at Little Venice Restaurant (111 Chenango St.). Dinner every Friday to 10 PM. (Tue.-Thu., Sun.,11:30-9; F-Sat., 11:30-10. Closed M.)
  • Display: "The Wall" acrylic mural by Nathan Gorman, "We <3 Graffiti," photos on canvas and "Binghamton Herald" wall graphic by Eugenie and Zoran at The Shop (219 Washington St., across from Forum Theatre).

  • Mabel D. Orr Fashion Boutique (118 Gorgeous Washington St.), Imagicka (39 Court St.), and Lost Dog Cafe (222 Water St., corner Henry St.).

Also on July 5, the Parlor City Trolley will run 6-8 PM along a route downtown with guided trolley tours at 6 and 7 PM, departing from the Phelps Mansion Museum (191 Court St.). Riders can hop on/off, first come first served, free of charge.
The First Friday schedule is subject to change without notice.

YEAR OF 2019


JANUARY 4 16 Venues
FEBRUARY 1 21 Venues
MARCH 1 21 Venues
APRIL 5 21 Venues
MAY 3 24 Venues
JUNE 7 23
JULY 5 19

First Friday Art Walk, presented by the Gorgeous Washington Street Association/GWSA, is sponsored by M&T Bank, with 24 venue locations open May 3 from 6-9 PM, unless noted otherwise. First Friday schedule is subject to change without notice. More info on January 4 First Friday Art Walk, contact Chris Bodnarczuk (GWSA chair) at, or online at: The First Friday schedule is subject to change without notice.