Now in its second year, #BingCollects is a joint pop-up exhibition project between the Binghamton University Art Museum and the Libraries’ Special Collections. It’s aimed at raising student awareness of both collections’ rich and varied holdings. The pop-ups are held in different locations throughout the year and feature objects from our collections on a common theme and sub-theme.
This year the theme is “Planet Earth.” During the 2023-2024 academic year, we will pop up with other campus partners that have research and teaching collections which relate to our precious planet – past, present and future.
The project is intended to meet students where they are; promote the use of our collections for research; and inspire creative endeavors via our primary sources. But, you don’t have to be a student to check out the pop-ups – everyone is invited. Be on the lookout for where #BingCollects pops up next!
The following fall “Planet Earth” pop-ups are scheduled:
Sub-theme: Seeds of Life
Date/Time: September 29, 2023 from Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Location: University Union, north lobby facing the Peace Quad, between Center for Civic Engagement & the Marketplace
Campus partner: Seed Library (Sustainability Hub, Science Library)
Sub-theme: Botanical Profusion
Date/Time: October 12, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Location: Greenhouse, attached to Science III
Campus partner: E.W. Heier Teaching Greenhouse
Sub-theme: Decomposition and Decay
Date/Time: November 13, 2023 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Bartle Breezeway
Campus partner: Biological Sciences (mycology collections)
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- Binghamton Libraries Special Collections 𝕏 (Twitter): @bingspeccoll
- Binghamton University Libraries 𝕏 (Twitter) and Instagram: @bingulibraries
- Binghamton University Art Museum 𝕏 (Twitter) and Instagram: @bingartmuseum