Erie Art Museum Invites the Community to a World Music CD-Release Party for Families. - August 27, 2016
"I Think I Found It Upside Down" Solo exhibition by Dietrich Wegner. Main Gallery. July 27 – November 20, 2016. The ephemeral beauty of a mushroom cloud is frightening; it floats, delicate and blooming, but chaotic and utterly destructive. It is this conflicted experience—a contradiction between what our eyes enjoy and what our mind knows—that Dietrich Wegner’s work evokes in the viewer. - June 18, 2016
The Erie Art Museum is one of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. - May 21, 2015
The Erie Art Museum partnered with Senator Wiley and is highlighting six bike racks that will be on view for the month of February as an exhibit that emphasizes the Museum’s commitment to Erie and the community. - February 04, 2015
The Erie Art Museum will host the “Art of Being Green” on Sunday, January 11, 2015. This program is a celebration to commemorate the Museum becoming the first building in the City of Erie to attain LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification. The Museum’s building... - December 31, 2014
Sonny Fortune, the great alto saxophonist, flutist and composer, will perform at the Erie Arts Museum in partnership with Jazz Erie on November 8, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
The Erie Art Museum has partnered with Jazz Erie to bring the Sonny Fortune Quartet, Sonny Fortune on saxophone and flute, Michael Cochrane... - November 05, 2014
Erie born, M.I.T. educated industrial designer and architect Wilbur Henry Adams’ (1906-1958) brief but flourishing career is the focus of an exhaustively researched overview of a collection of drawings, sketchbooks, fine art, and ephemera from Adams that will be on view in the Main Gallery at the... - October 08, 2014
In its sixth year, InnovationErie Design Competition announced the Grand Prize winner in an award ceremony at the Erie Art Museum on Friday, September 26 during Gallery Night. Four top finalists moved on to the final phase of competition earlier this month to contend for over $30,000 in cash and assistance... - October 03, 2014
The Erie Art Museum is pleased to present two new exhibits this month, Pattern Recognition, Works by Jamie Borowicz in the Hagen Family Gallery, on view September 13, 2014 through January 11, 2015, and William E. Workman (1932 – 2012) in the Ronald E. Holstein Gallery, on view September 19, 2014... - September 12, 2014
Focus: Fiber 2014, a biennial exhibition of contemporary fiber art, will open on Friday, September 26, from 7:00 –10:00 pm and will be on view through January 18, 2015 in the Bacon Gallery at the Erie Art Museum. The opening reception will feature the presentation of artist awards. The reception is free and open to the public. - September 10, 2014
Studio art classes are forming now for the Erie Art Museum’s Fall Semester of studio art classes and workshops. Class registrations made by September 2 are eligible for an Early Bird Discount on each class. The Museum offers a wide range of classes for all ages and skill levels, from absolute beginners... - August 23, 2014
In its sixth year, InnovationErie announced the top four finalists who will move forward to the next round of competition to contend for over $30,000 in cash and assistance prizes. This is the second round of elimination, after fourteen semi-finalists exhibited their original designs at the Erie Art... - August 14, 2014
The Erie Art Museum is organizing the next Gallery Night, scheduled for Friday, May 23 from 7 until 10 p.m., A city-wide art gallery crawl through local, independent galleries and the Museum, participating Gallery Night venues will open their doors after-hours for visitors to get up close and personal... - May 07, 2014
The Erie Art Museum premieres its 91st Annual Spring Show on Saturday, April 26 from 7-9:30 p.m. with an exclusive preview for EAM Museum members and artists of the Spring Show in the Museum’s Main Gallery. Juror’s awards will be announced during this event, and guests will enjoy complimentary... - May 07, 2014
Now in its sixth year, InnovationErie Design Competition was created to catalyze creative economic development in Northwest PA by supporting an innovative community of artists, scientists, artists, manufacturers, engineers and designers (SAM & ED). The competition emerged to encourage local economic development by allowing people to submit original product ideas that could be manufactured or created in the Erie region, with the possibility of creating new small businesses. - April 16, 2014
Works are currently being accepted for the Erie Art Museum’s 91st Annual Spring Show, a regional juried exhibit, beginning Saturday, March 22, 2014. The deadline for entries is Sunday, April 6 at 5:00 p.m. A detailed schedule of when and where entries can be submitted is found at erieartmuseum.org.
All... - March 30, 2014
Studio art classes are forming now for the Erie Art Museum’s Spring Semester of studio art classes and workshops. Class registrations made by April 1 are eligible for a $10.00 off Early Bird Discount for each class; registration can be done online at erieartmuseum.org or by calling the Museum at... - March 30, 2014
The Erie Art Museum will host a weekend of photography, Photopalooza, Thursday, March 6 through Sunday, March 9 in celebration of two new photography exhibits on display. The weekend has a full schedule of all things photography, including artist meet & greets, photography workshops, and family art-making... - March 01, 2014
The Erie Art Museum invites artists within a 250-mile radius of the City of Erie to submit works for the 91st Annual Spring Show. Submissions are accepted March 22 through April 6. Visit erieartmuseum.org for details. - February 14, 2014
In its fifth year of competition, InnovationErie Design Competition announces the grand prizewinner and runner ups. - November 09, 2013
The Erie Art Museum opens a new exhibit, Present, this Friday, featuring an installation by Lisa Austin and drawings by Lori Korsmo. The exhibit will be on view in the Hagen Family Gallery and Katzwinkel Gallery September 27, 2013 through January 4, 2014.
Present is a collaboration between artists Lori... - September 26, 2013
The Erie Art Museum will host a free Community Day on Friday, September 27, 2013 from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. Visitors will enjoy free admission all day to tour the galleries. The Community Day is made possible through a gift from Erie Insurance Group.
Exhibits that will be on view during Community Day... - September 25, 2013
The Erie Art Museum presents the work of English artist Paul Scott in the Ronald E. Holstein Gallery through November 23, 2013. The exhibit, Cumbrian Blue(s): A Solo Exhibition of Recent Works by Paul Scott, showcases the artist’s ceramic work, whose plates and platters emulate the look of mass... - September 25, 2013
The Erie Art Museum presents the work of English artist Paul Scott in the Ronald E. Holstein Gallery through November 23, 2013. The exhibit, Cumbrian Blue(s): A Solo Exhibition of Recent Works by Paul Scott, showcases the artist’s ceramic work, whose plates and platters emulate the look of mass... - September 22, 2013
The Museum announces its summer lineup for Mid-Day Art Break, scheduled from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays all summer, June through August. The event features live music by local musicians, of whom have performed at the Museum’s Blues & Jazz Festival, on the Museum’s 5th Street... - June 02, 2013
Works are currently being accepted for the Erie Art Museum’s 90th Annual Spring Show, a regional juried exhibit, running April 20 through July 7, 2013 in the Erie Art Museum’s Main Gallery.
All artists residing within 250 miles of Erie are invited to enter works not previously exhibited... - March 17, 2013
The Erie Art Museum presents the newest jazz voice to come from Latin America, the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet. Fusing contemporary American jazz with the ancient rhythms of his native Peru, Gabriel Alegría will bring his unique form of world jazz to the Museum’s stage Monday, March... - March 08, 2013
Studio art classes are forming now for the Erie Art Museum’s Spring Semester of studio art classes and workshops. Class registrations made before March 25 are eligible for a $10 off Early Bird Discount for each class. The Museum offers a broad range of classes for kids and adults of all skill levels,... - March 08, 2013
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded more than $2.5 million to museums and libraries developing innovative programs to prepare young children for school and to ensure they don't lose ground over the summer. These projects, part of an IMLS initiative to support the goals of... - October 14, 2012
Artist Todd Scalise recently completed a four-story mural project entitled "HIGHERGLYPHICS" for the Erie Art Museum. Created over the past 18-months, this large-scale project is now permanently installed in the museum’s annex stairwell. The mural opened to the public in late September... - October 07, 2012
The Erie Art Museum FILM series continues. - August 05, 2012
The Annual Erie Art Museum’s Blues & Jazz Festival returns to Frontier Park to celebrate its 20th Anniversary on Saturday, August 4 & Sunday, August 5, 2012. For two days and two nights, Frontier Park comes alive with what has proven itself to be the region’s most dynamic musical... - August 03, 2012
The Erie Art Museum announces a new exhibit, Justus Cotterill: The Sway, on view June 1 through September 1, 2012 in the Ronald E. Holstein Gallery. The show centers on the artist’s depictions of young adulthood which, in his words are, “all about staying young for as long as you can.”... - June 10, 2012
EAM is one of more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense. - May 27, 2012
Explore Erie’s vibrant arts scene at Gallery Night, scheduled for Friday, June 15 from 7:00 until 10:00 p.m., Erie’s after-hours celebration of art and culture. The Erie Art Museum and eleven independent galleries open their doors after hours for visitors to explore the city’s vibrant... - May 27, 2012
The Erie Art Museum’s summer fundraiser, pARTy on the Patio, is back for the second year, this time celebrating a “Summer in the City” theme. The “urban garden” party is scheduled for Friday, June 29th from 7 to 11 p.m. on the Museum’s 5th Street patio. Last year,... - May 17, 2012
Erie Art Museum will host summer film series downtown on Wednesday evenings starting June 6. - May 17, 2012
Creativity was flowing freely in Erie during the past several weeks. A total of 74 individuals submitted 234 different designs to the competition for artistic bike racks to be installed in the downtown area.
A committee comprised of members of the Erie Downtown Partnership Design Committee, biking activists,... - April 06, 2012
The Erie Art Museum premieres its 89th Annual Spring Show on Saturday, April 21 from 7-9:30 p.m. with an exclusive preview for EAM Museum members and Spring Show in the Museum’s Main Gallery. A free public reception, including family art-making activities, follows on Sunday, April 22 from 1-3 p.m.
An... - April 06, 2012
The Erie Art Museum, Edinboro University and the StARTup Incubator will host two arts entrepreneurs in a conversation entitled Making Art in the 21st Century, Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in the Erie Art Museum’s Multipurpose Room.
Tim Cynova serves as Deputy Director of Fractured Atlas, a national... - March 29, 2012
Precious Vida Yamaguchi, professor of communication at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, PA, will present a talk Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Erie Art Museum. Her presentation will focus on Japanese Americans' narratives and life experiences before, during and after World War II Internment Camps. - March 07, 2012
Erie area artists are invited to submit designs for bike racks to be installed throughout the community. The first phase of the project will focus on downtown Erie, where at least 40 bike racks will be installed during summer 2012.
Artists may submit designs in two categories: 1) Factory produced—designs... - March 04, 2012
Works are currently being accepted for the Erie Art Museum’s 89th Annual Spring Show, a regional juried exhibit, running April 21 through July 8, 2012 in the Erie Art Museum’s Main Gallery.
All artists residing within 250 miles of Erie are invited to enter works not previously exhibited... - March 02, 2012
Explore Erie’s vibrant arts scene on Friday, March 16 from 7-10 p.m. at this after-hours celebration of art and culture, featuring exhibition openings, artist meet & greets and demos, and refreshments at the Erie Art Museum and independent galleries throughout the city. All gallery events are... - February 29, 2012
A brand new initiative this summer, FILM at the Erie Art Museum is scheduled for Wednesday evenings starting at 8 p.m. in the Museum’s Multipurpose Room. A kick-off event will be held Wednesday, June 6, 2012 in collaboration with the recently established non-profit, the Film Society of Northwestern... - February 25, 2012
Dr. Donald Brown, Associate Professor of Environmental Ethics, Science, and Law at Penn State University will present a lecture, “Turning Up the Volume on the Ethical Dimensions of Climate Change,” at the Erie Art Museum, Thursday, February 23, at 7 p.m. An audience Q&A will follow. Brown’s... - February 23, 2012
Studio art classes are forming now for the Erie Art Museum’s Spring Semester with registration beginning February 19. All registrations made before March 19 are eligible for a $10 off Early Bird Discount for each class. Spring classes begin the week of March 26 and include a broad range of classes... - February 21, 2012
Members of the Chicago-based Ethnic Heritage Ensemble are no strangers to Erie, and the jazz trio returns Sunday, February 19 at 4pm to deliver a fiery afternoon of jazz on the Museum’s stage. Comprised of internationally renowned percussionist Kahil El’ Zabar, Ernest Kahbeer Dawkins (sax)... - February 21, 2012
Guggenheim Fellows based in New York City, Art Bridgman and Myrna Packer have toured the world presenting their choreography. Their innovative work developing “video partnering”—the total integration of live performance and video technology—has been acclaimed for exploding the... - February 17, 2012
To foster growth in the arts arena, above and beyond their ongoing support of many arts institutions, Judy and Michael Cheteyan have honored the Erie Art Museum with a scholarship to annually administer to one recent graduate. The Judy Cheteyan Scholarship will provide an eligible candidate the opportunity... - November 30, 2011