Gallery Night - An Evening of Free Admission to Gallery Events

Erie, PA, August 16, 2007 --( Exhibition opening receptions at the Erie Art Museum, Glass Growers Gallery, Urraro Gallery, Kada Gallery, Geary’s Studio 7 Gallery, Allen Stoneware Gallery, Tom Ridge Environmental Center Gallery, Kuhn’s Gallery & the Bayfront Gallery are planned for Gallery Night, an evening of free admission to all gallery events on Friday, August 24 from 7-10 p.m.

“The galleries are working together to coordinate our exhibition openings and promoting them as an evening of art. Each gallery will display works in various media, as well as offer interaction with gallery staff and sometimes, the artists themselves,” said John Vanco, director of the Erie Art Museum.

Galleries will also offer incentives for patrons visiting as many galleries as they can in the evening.

Gallery Night is organized by the Erie Art Museum.

Another Gallery Night is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 19 in partnership with the Arts Council of Erie’s arts appreciation weekend.

A complete schedule of events follows:

Allen Stoneware Gallery
2602 West 8th Street
New Works. Reception. Studio & Classroom Tour. Wheel Demonstration.

Bayfront Gallery
17 E. Dobbins Landing
End of season sale on antiques, select paintings and prints by local artists.

Erie Art Museum
423 State Street
Opening receptions for:
8: recent paintings (in the Annex Gallery)
Speculation on Nature: works by Lawrence Baker (in the Frame Shop Gallery)

Geary’s Studio 7 Gallery
2807 West 8th Street
Glass works by Tom Vicary. Reception. Artist Meet & Greet.

Glass Growers Gallery
10 East 5th Street
Anna Tomczak: Chronicles of Light large format Polaroid transfers
Leah Elizabeth Jewlery Trunk Show
Reception. Artist Meet & Greet.

The Kada Gallery & Frame Shop
2632 West 8th Street
Original works by Mark Weber, Glen Morisue, Ed Rosko.

Kuhn’s Framing & Gift Gallery
36 North Park Row
Original art on display by Diana Boone, Jackie Hodges, Rena Ziearelli and other local artists.
Reception. Artist Meet & Greet.

Tom Ridge Environmental Center Gallery
301 Peninsula Drive
Recent works by Dan Byler, Ed Bernick, and Nancy Ohmer
Artist demonstrations by Nancy Ohmer and book signing by Ed Bernick.

Urraro Gallery
152 West 12th Street – New Location
Moving Forward by David Seitzinger
Reception. Artist Meet & Greet.

Erie Art Museum
Tammy Roche