Binghamton 150th

Binghamton’s 150th Anniversary

On April 9th, 1867 Binghamton officially became a city. To honor the 150th anniversary we are offering residents of Binghamton FREE tours of the Museum every Saturday In April. If you haven’t been to visit us in awhile or if you’ve never been then now is a great time to come see what we are[…]

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Progressive Fashion 1893-1921

Member Opening – Thursday, Feb. 9th from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Grand Opening – Friday, Feb. 10th (is included as part of the regular tour) Coffee with the Curators – Saturday, Feb. 25th at 11 a.m. Admission for Coffee with the Curators is $10. The Progressive Era was one filled with many changes: politics,[…]

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Binghamton University’s Opera Ensemble

Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m. Binghamton University’s Opera Ensemble presents excerpts from two of Mozarts greatest comedies: COSÌ FAN TUTTE (“SO DO THEY ALL”) and THE MAGIC FLUTE Phelps Mansion Museum, 191 Court Street, Binghamton – $10 general public; BU students free with ID – For reservations call the Phelps Mansion at (607) 722-4873. This concert is co-sponsored[…]

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Meet Eleanor Roosevelt at the Phelps

On Monday, March 13th, meet Eleanor Roosevelt at the Phelps Mansion Museum’s Luncheon Program at 191 Court Street in Binghamton. Eleanor Roosevelt will be portrayed by Patricia Clark. Clark studies history, accounts, letters, and diaries. From her research, she produces monologues and creates period costumes for the people she plays. Her goal is to make[…]

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Improv Comedy Night at Phelps Mansion

The Phelps Museum is pleased to announce an evening of top-notch improv comedy. Recent graduates of Tim Mollen’s workshop program will take the Phelps Mansion Ballroom stage at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 24. Audience participation will be a key ingredient in this lively and unpredictable performance. Admission tickets are $10 and may be purchased at[…]

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First Ladies

On Saturday, March 25th at 7:30 p.m., Judith Present will present First Ladies at the Phelps Mansion Museum at 191 Court Street in Binghamton as the second show in their First Ladies Tour. First ladies are never voted for, nor do they get paid; yet without them, our presidents would falter. Presidents wouldn’t remember names or faces,[…]

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Shifts, Envelopes, and Drawers

  Saturday, April 1st, 10 a.m. The early 20th century began with fast-changing fashions that were not just in the outer layers. Collector and owner of Edwardian Elegance, Tamara Gates will give a fun overview of the changes. A number of items from her private collection will be available for study. Pre-registration required. Phelps Mansion[…]