Summer Semester Art Classes and Kids' Camp to Kick Off at the Erie Art Museum

Erie, PA, May 09, 2011 --( Studio art classes are forming now for the Erie Art Museum’s Summer Semester. Registration begins May 16, with a $10 Early Bird discount on each class if registration is received by June 6. Summer semester offerings include a broad range of classes for kids and adults, with skill levels varying from beginners to virtuosos.

In addition, the Museum will host several one-day art workshops over the summer as well as Art in Action, a Tuesday drop-in program for 7-14 year old's Kids’ Camp, and a creative Kids’ Art Camp June 20-24.

Quarterly sessions last three to ten weeks and professional artists teach all Museum classes. The Museum offers discounts to Museum Members on all classes and workshops. A complete description of available classes is online at Register by calling 814.459.5477.

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 and a modern, "Green," 10,500 square foot expansion. The newly expanded Museum marks the first LEED-certified building in the region, soon to be complete with a planted rooftop.

The Museum maintains an ambitious program of 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 as traditional media.

The Erie Art Museum, cafe, and gift shop is open Tuesday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. For additional visitor information, visit online at or call 814-459-5477.

Erie Art Museum
Carolyn Eller