Erie Art Museum Hosts Open House at Clayspace Studio

Erie, PA, November 01, 2007 --( Cure those fall doldrums by learning to throw a pot at the Erie Art Museum’s Clayspace Studio Open House on Friday, November 9, 2007 from 6-9 p.m. at ARTworks 1505 State Street, 3rd Floor.

Instruction is $5 per person or $15 per family/group and is on a first come first serve basis. Erie Art Museum instructors will introduce participants to the art of wheel throwing.

Stop by anytime during the evening, wear old clothes and shoes, and be prepared to get a little messy. All ages are welcome.

About the Erie Art Museum
The mission of the Erie Art Museum is to maintain an institution of excellence dedicated to the advancement and promotion of the visual arts by developing and maintaining a quality art collection, encouraging art in all its forms, by fostering lifelong art learning and by building community among artists, art students and the public.

The Erie Art Museum offers an ambitious, year-round schedule of exhibits, performances, classes, workshops, lectures and more. The Erie Art Museum holds a $10 million permanent collection of 5,600 cultural objects that includes significant works in American ceramics, Tibetan paintings, Indian bronzes, contemporary baskets, and a variety of other categories.

The Erie Art Museum is located a 411 State Street in downtown Erie, Pa. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday, 1-5 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. One-year memberships to the Erie Art Museum are $15 for students and senior citizens, $35 for individuals, and $65 for families. Guided group tours for adults or students are available for all major exhibitions.

For additional information on the Erie Art Museum, call (814) 459-5477 or visit online at

Erie Art Museum
Tammy Roche