First Friday Venues

Highlights of Binghamton's Next First Friday Art Walk - AUGUST 3

Diverse art exhibits including national and international artists, fine jewelry designers, Pakistan culture event, singer/songwriter performances, and more highlight Binghamton's August 3 First Friday Art Walk, 6-9 PM with 25 venue locations downtown, west side, and south side.

  • Anthony J. Locane, NYC artist: "Traveller" -Digitally Woven Art: Images depicting Locane's many travels and searches and how these locations, dreams, and reflections define him as an artist (Thru Aug., 2018), at Orazio Salati Gallery & Studio (204 State St., Artists' Row).
  • Caroline Fay and John Carroll: "Real and Imagined"-Oil Paintings from two fine artists on two unique paths to representational painting (Thru Aug. 25, 2018) at Cooperative Gallery 213 (213 State St., Artists' Row).
  • Japanese artist Hisaya Taira: "The Urban Landscape"- Photorealist Paintings (Thru Sep. 29, 2018) at Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts/ABFA (186 State St., Artists' Row). (Soft opening Aug. 3, 6-9 PM; reception with artist on Sep. 7, 6-9 PM.)
  • "Young Blood": The Art of Phoenix Thunder Lee Kacyveski (Thru Sep. 4, 2018) at The Bundy Museum, 3rd Fl. Gallery (129 Main St.) and "Immigration in Broome County's WWII: The Early American Civic Association"-Ephermera and objects from the ACA's archives documenting over 79 years of immigration to Broome Co. in the Bundy Museum's 2nd Fl. Gallery.
  • AmarA*jk: retrospective | triangle livery barn 7 years at Gallery 131 (131 Main St., next to Bundy Museum) and "Pinhole Photography" by Matt Browning at Bundy Museum/Binghamton Photo (32 Cedar St.) [both exhibits thru Sep. 4, 2018].
  • Annual Members' Show Continues (Thru Aug. 2018) at Broome County Arts Council Gallery (81 State St., 5th Fl.). Also on First Friday, the Summer Savoyards will present a scene from "The Pirates of Penzance."
  • Joseph Kosik: Graphic Design and Illustration using electronic and digital media (Thru Aug., 2018) at Marcy Swartz Gallery at Riverside Towers (5 Riverside Dr.).
  • E.B.Schott: "Le Voyage de la Vie"-Paintings: Contemporary abstract expression at The Loft (99 Court St.).
  • Andrea Wood of Woodbine Photography: "Story Art"-Photography with painterly effects to capture the impression but not the reality, composite pieces (Thru Aug. 2018) at Whole in the Wall restaurant (43 S. Washington St.).
  • Fine jewelry designers will be featured at The Goldsmith (31 Lewis St. in Kilmer bldg.) with designs by Alexis Bittar and at Mabel D. Orr Fashion Boutique (118 Gorgeous Washington St., between Hawley/ Court St.) with "Carol's Crocheted Creations" by Binghamton artist Carol Cali. Cali's creations use bead crocheting and chainmaille weaving for one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces and currently on display and for sale at Mabel D. Orr, a new First Friday venue.
  • For Pakistani culture lovers, there's "Pakistan Night" featuring the customs, food, and music of Pakistan at the American Civic Association/ACA (131 Front St.), from 6-8 PM. $10 adults (children under 11 years, $5); dinner & entertainment.
  • There's singer/songwriter performances at Atomic Tom's (196 State St., Artists' Row) with original music by local and regional performers, hosted by John Kanaz, and Book Signing by Trisha Barber, NP-Dr. Neuropathy & Energy Medicine of "Courage under Siege-Uncertainty to Clarity," vol. III, with five authors sharing their stories, plus Tarot during First Friday, 6-9 PM, at Imagicka (39 Court St.).

  • "Musical Scarves and Electric Bongo Trumpets": Talk by Binghamton University Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Roberson Museum (30 Front St.), at 5:30 PM. $4 admission, 5-9 PM, and includes free Planetarium show at 7 PM.
  • Frank "Frankie Picasso" Feitsma and Bill Brandenburg: Inspired Slacker Artworks (Only on 8/3/18, 6-9 PM) at Community Options (182-184 State St., Artists' Row).
  • Paintings and Prints by local artists with Alzheimer's and other forms of memory loss (Only on 8/3/18, 6-9 PM) at Memory Maker Gallery (215 State St., Artists' Row).
  • Sandra Kirker: Art from Photography-A photographic collection of different styles, subjects, and presentations (Only on 8/3/18, 6-9 PM) at Christ Church (10 Henry St.). In Sanctuary, EPAC's Shakespeare in the Park Youth Troupe and EPAC's kids theater workshop performing "Romeo and Juliet"/steampunk and "Newsies" with performances throughout First Friday.
  • Destiny Nicole Eisenberg: Showing a mix of watercolors and photography (First Friday, 6-9 PM; exhibit thru Aug. 2018); ) at Healing Elements Spa & Salon (222 Water St., 3rd Fl., rear entrance).
  • Student Show: Exhibit of their works after 4 weeks of Art workshops (Baking soda paint & marble art, sculpture, scream art & collage art) at Phelps Mansion Museum (191 Court St.; exhibit only on 8/3/18, 6-9 PM).
  • CANDLECHANT by Trinity Men's Choir, 7:30-8 PM, at Trinity Memorial Church (44 Main St.).

  • Binghamton's Original Art Gallery with over 150 signed paintings on display including several by Binghamton artist, Armondo Dellasanta, at Little Venice Restaurant (111 Chenango St.). Open until 10 PM every Friday.
  • Two Historical Tours by PAST/Preservation Association of So. Tier on Parlor City Trolley from Phelps Mansion Museum (191 Court St.) at 6 and 7 PM. Trolley circulates along a route from 6-8 PM; riders can get on/off at any time, free.
  • Party on the Patio-Summer 2018 on First Friday (Thru Sep. 7) with live broadcasts featuring DJs from Magic 101.7 at Holiday Inn Binghamton (2-8 Hawley St.).
  • Two venues with their August 3 First Friday event, TBA: Garland Gallery (116 Gorgeous Washington St.) and Lost Dog Cafe (222 Water St., corner Henry St.).
YEAR OF 2018


JANUARY 5 22 Venues
FEBRUARY 2 22 Venues
MARCH 2 23 Venues
APRIL 6 23 Venues
MAY 4 30 Venues
JUNE 1 27 Venues
JULY 6 24 Venues
AUGUST 3 25 Venues

First Friday Art Walk, presented by Gorgeous Washington St. Association/GWSA, is sponsored in part by M&T Bank (2017 lead sponsor), Equinox Broadcasting & Triple Cities Carousel, with venue locations open Jan. 5, from 6-9 PM, unless noted otherwise. First Friday schedule subject to change without notice. More info, contact Chris Bodnarczuk (GWSA Chair at,