Erie, PA, September 29, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The Erie Art Museum offers art classes and workshops for children and adults year-round and fall semester is about to begin.
Classes are available to satisfy a wide array of skill level, from novice to virtuoso.
All classes are taught by professional artists, with subjects ranging from Indian Embroidery, Precious Metals Jewelry Making, photography, painting and more. New classes have been added this semester, including several just for kids. A complete schedule of Fall Classes is available at erieartmuseum.org.
Most classes begin the week of September 13. Register now to avoid any late fees.
Call 814-459-5477 or visit online for more information or to register.
Erie Art Museum * 411 State Street * Erie PA 16501
About the Erie Art Museum
The Erie Art Museum anchors downtown Erie’s cultural and economic revitalization, occupying a group of restored mid-19th century commercial buildings, including an outstanding 1839 Greek Revival Bank. It maintains an ambitious program of 15 to 18 changing exhibitions annually, embracing a wide range of subjects, both historical and contemporary and including folk art, contemporary craft, multi-disciplinary installations, community-based work, as well at traditional media.
The Erie Art Museum also holds a collection of over 6,000 objects, which includes significant works in American ceramics, Tibetan painting, Indian bronzes, contemporary baskets, and a variety of other categories. The Museum offers a wide range of education programs and artists’ services including interdisciplinary and interactive school tours and a wide variety of classes for the community. Performing arts are showcased in the 24-year-old Contemporary Music Series, which represents national and international performers of serious music with an emphasis on composer/performers, and a popular annual two-day Blues & Jazz festival.
The Erie Art Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free for members, free on Wednesdays, $4 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students and $2 for children under 12.
For additional information on the Erie Art Museum, visit online at
http://www.erieartmuseum.org/ or call (814) 459-5477.