Roberson Museum and Science Center inspires our community through diverse exhibitions, and creative educational programs in art, history, and science. There’s always something new to discover at Roberson!
On view until March: Allegory, Symbol, and Vision is a selection of works rich in symbols, parables, and personal stories.
Semi-permanent exhibition: Earth From Space explores the Earth from orbit in this stunning 20-poster exhibition that captures rare events, like the swirling arms of a hurricane or the international spread of a forest fire.
On view until 2021: Era of Change, 1910 – 1930 showcases stories of Binghamton’s and America’s past through objects and stories that depict its advancements, events, and movements.
On view until August 2020: Joseph Opshinsky: Regional Color. An art exhibition of cut paper collages pieced together into beautifully crafted scenes from the Northern Pennsylvania region.
On view until Fall 2020: Mysteries from the Vault takes visitors back to different times–how people lived, worked, and played. These objects act as gateways to how life felt and progressed to what it means to live in Binghamton today.
Semi-permanent exhibition: NatureTrek allows visitors to walk through five distinct habitats unique to the region. Discover the lives of nature through these detailed and intricate dioramas that explore the many ways of life in the Southern Tier.
Opening in March: Out of Many – Stories of Migration is a special photography series, centering around immigration and migration.
“We all come from somewhere.”
On view until October 2020: Propaganda – Selling a War explores the imagery and music that inspired a generation of Americans to take up arms in Europe during the first World War–The War to End All Wars.
Permanent exhibition: Step through the threshold, separating the past from the present, and peer into the lifestyle of Binghamton’s upperclass. Welcome to Roberson Mansion.
Closing soon for improvements: Haudenosaunee: People of the Longhouse explores the history and culture of the Haudenosaunee–their beliefs and philosophy, relationship with the land, and association with the Europeans who migrated to North America.
Semi-permanent exhibition: The Model Train Room allows visitors a unique perspective of our region. Tour through Broome County by model train. The region comes to life through this interactive exhibition.
Semi-permanent exhibition: Vision and Innovation: The Legacy of Edwin Link explores, just that the innovations of Edwin Link and his adventures. Link was a great inventor and explorer. Come see his flight simulator made of piano parts and discover the many paths he traveled in his lifetime.
Check back for upcoming exhibitions.
Exhibition up until January 20, 2020.
Support for this exhibition is provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.