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The Erie Art Museum will host a Pysanky Egg workshop in conjunction with the exhibit Making It Better: Folk Arts in Pennsylvania Today. Pysanky is an ancient method that uses wax to create intricate dye patterns. It has been a tradition in many Eastern European families for generations. Some see the... - March 16, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
The American Visionary Art Museum AVAM announces a year-long centennial celebration of visionary artist Eugene Von Bruenchenhein. AVAM is dedicated to production of yearly, thematic exhibitions that provide an ideal forum for public exploration of all the grand themes that have inspired human beings... - March 12, 2010 - American Visionary Art Museum
Now in its 6th year, the very popular Kids as Curators exhibit has a new batch of middle school students and their teachers, this time thinking about their stuff in an intellectual way.
Each year for the exhibit, the Erie Art Museum forges a unique partnership with three local middle schools representing... - March 12, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
The Erie Art Museum’s Contemporary Music Series presents The Power of a Song—An Evening of Ballads, Courage and Hope at the Erie Art Museum Annex, 411 State Street, on Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m.
The concert, featuring an evening of poignant and stirring song, dance and folk music spanning... - March 12, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
Spring Semester beings March 29, 2010. - March 11, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
San Pablo Arts District Fund (SPAD), an Oakland based non-profit organization, begins its storefront art program with a collaborative installation by Oakland artist Michael Louis Young. 5512, a vacant storefront on San Pablo Avenue in economy-stricken North Oakland's Golden Gate District, is being transformed into SOS/SOL, a dynamic multimedia installation. SOS/SOL explores a narrative of sorrow and solitude on the high seas. The beautified storefronts lessen blight and undesired activities. - March 05, 2010 - San Pablo Arts District Fund
Abstract thinking, glasses clinking, free admission, artist demos, tasty bites and live music combine for Gallery Night on Friday, March 12 from 7-10 p.m. Hosted by the Erie Art Museum, Gallery Night features a tour of eight local galleries, each with an exciting array of activities for the whole family.
“If... - March 04, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
Be metal. Be Diva. Be Glam. Be Old School or New Wave, or whatever suits your inner rockstar, at the Erie Art Museum’s “pARTy like a rock star” event on March 6, 2010. - March 03, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
For the month of March 2010, the Ava Gardner Museum in Smithfield, NC will feature a memorial tribute honoring the life and career of Kathryn Grayson. - February 28, 2010 - Ava Gardner Museum
The Erie Art Museum Contemporary Music Series presents a special concert of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble on Wednesday March 3, 2010 at 8 p.m. at the Erie Art Museum in the second floor annex.
After 35 years, the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble is still serving their special brand of 21st century Griot music... - February 27, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
Nouveau, less like a field trip, more like a night out - February 21, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
Malcolm Christhilf finds exceptional beauty in the commonplace. His still life paintings transform everyday objects into remarkable things. Viewers find themselves noticing qualities – color, transparency, sparkle, luster – that they regularly and complacently ignore in the actual objects. Christhilf’s lush renderings slow us down, and make us look afresh at the world around us. - February 21, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
The Puppet State Theatre Company of Edinburgh, Scotland will present their only NY area performances at the Long Island Children’s Museum Theatre on Saturday, February 27 at 1 and 3 p.m. The internationally acclaimed theater company will present The Man Who Planted Trees, an inspirational tale... - February 14, 2010 - Long Island Children's Museum
Although it may seem not that long ago, Monday, January 25th marks 20 years since the passing of Ava Gardner.
Ava Lavinia Gardner died at age 67 in London, England on January 25, 1990. Ava spent the last 35 years of her life abroad, moving to London in 1968. During all her years abroad, Ava continued... - January 20, 2010 - Ava Gardner Museum
An Afternoon of Film. - January 12, 2010 - Ava Gardner Museum
An original LeRoy Neiman painting worth more than US$100,000 was stolen from a Las Vegas art gallery two weeks ago. A $5,000 reward has been posted by the gallery for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the theft, and return of the art.
The painting had... - January 08, 2010 - Centaur Art Galleries
Cantigny’s Robert R. McCormick Museum will present “The Romantic Violin” on Sunday, February 21, at 3 pm.
The special concert, in the museum’s Freedom Hall, will feature music for violin by Tchaikovsky, Mozart, Beethoven and Rachmaninoff. Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra's Music Director... - January 08, 2010 - Cantigny Park & Golf
First stop on state-wide tour - January 08, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
Teachers of all disciplines and grade levels are invited to an evening of great art, music, and camaraderie during the Erie Art Museum’s annual teacher Cabin Fever Getaway on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2010 from 4-7 p.m. at the Erie Art Museum, 411 State Street. Educators from all disciplines and age levels... - January 08, 2010 - Erie Art Museum
Soak in the fun at the Tennessee Aquarium this holiday season with the Tennessee Aquarium Tropical Holiday Adventure. A fun filled family vacation to see many of the tropical animals of the world is happening right now in Downtown Chattanooga. - November 27, 2009 - Tennessee Aquarium
Galleries throughout town usher in the holiday shopping season with a holiday edition of Gallery Night on Friday, Dec. 4, 2009, from 7-9 p.m.
“There’s nothing like giving a locally-made handcrafted gift. Erie’s galleries offer unique gifts such as fine art, art classes, professional... - November 14, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
The Plowboys and the Buffalo Girls are two favorite local bands from the long-running acoustic Jam Nights at the Coopersville Farm Museum. - November 10, 2009 - Coopersville Farm Museum
Chicago Jazz Legends Kahil El'Zabar and Hamiet Bluiett - November 06, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Educators from Erie County will get a firsthand look at artwork that will be on display in the new galleries of the Erie Art Museum when the new building opens during the Erie Art Museum’s annual teacher Open House on Thursday, Nov. 5 from 4-7 p.m. at the Erie Art Museum, 411 State Street. Educators... - October 09, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
The fifth annual Ava Gardner Festival is scheduled for Friday, October 9-Saturday, October 10 and this year’s theme celebrates the special relationship Ava shared with Ernest Hemingway. - October 08, 2009 - Ava Gardner Museum
Honor your family and friends on this Mexican holiday – luminaries, sugar skulls, altars, and the favorite foods and drink of the departed at Nouveau: Day of the Dead on Friday, Oct. 30, 2009 from 6-8 p.m. at the Erie Art Museum Main Gallery, 411 State Street. The party continues at Molly Brannigans,... - October 02, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Starting Wednesday, September 30, the Immigration Sites of Conscience, a national network of museums, is launching new programs where everyday people add their voices to the national debates around immigration. - September 30, 2009 - International Coalition of Sites of Conscience
The quest for human rights & the search for personal fulfillment, as proposed in the American Declaration of Independence, provide the starting point for this international exhibition of visionary art curated by Roger Manley. Works by the last surviving descendant of the Tsars, Iroquois Indians, French Revolutionaries, illegal immigrants, Algerian War vets, Guantanamo Bay detainees, Holocaust survivors, incarcerated prisoners, African-American civil rights activists & Iraqi doctors are featured. - September 27, 2009 - American Visionary Art Museum
Designer Paul Rowan, Umbra’s co-founder and vice president of design, is slated to participate in an idea exchange during the InnovationErie: Design Competition’s Art, Design & Entrepreneurship session on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2009 from 1:30-5 p.m. at the Erie Maritime Museum, 150 East Front... - September 26, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Works by artist and metal worker Cappy Counard will be on view at the Erie Art Museum Frame Shop, 423 State Street beginning Oct. 2, 2009 through January 16, 2010. A free public opening reception will be held during Gallery Night on Friday, Oct. 9, 2009 from 7-10 p.m.
About the Exhibition
Artist and... - September 26, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Free admission to galleries on Gallery Night - September 26, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Exhibition features selection from more than 400 works - September 10, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Less like a field trip and more like a night out. - August 14, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Master potter and painter Kurt Weiser arrives in Erie on Wednesday, Sept. 9 to conduct a free workshop at the Erie Art Museum’s ClaySpace, 1505 State Street, 3rd Floor at 6 p.m.
Weiser will demonstrate his clay and glazing techniques in conjunction with his Erie Art Museum Main Gallery exhibition... - August 14, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
On Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009, the Erie Art Museum will participate in the fifth annual Museum Day, presented by Smithsonian magazine. A celebration of culture, learning and the dissemination of knowledge, Smithsonian’s Museum Day reflects the spirit of the magazine, and emulates the free-admission... - August 14, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Free admission to Galleries on Gallery Night. - August 14, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Erie Art Museum Awarded $600,000 Challenge Grant from The Kresge Foundation - July 31, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Largest ever exhibition of enigma and other cypher machines in celebration of 70th anniversary of arrival of codebreakers. Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 September 2009. - July 30, 2009 - Bletchley Park
The music from your favorite movies and TV Shows, followed by an open jam session, at MOCA Jacksonville. - July 23, 2009 - Museum of Contemporary Art
The 17th Annual Erie Art Museum Blues and Jazz Festival, August 1 and 2 at Frontier Park, is looking for volunteers to assist staff with the organization and production of the region’s most dynamic musical event.
Sam Ansbro, volunteer coordinator, said that around 100 volunteers are needed to... - July 11, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Renowned Illustrator’s Works on View - July 11, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Woodblock prints to be Exhibited - July 04, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
The Erie Art Museum, 411 State Street, welcomes eleven local teachers to help the Museum team select the works to be displayed in the new galleries being built during the current expansion project.
From July 13th through 17th the team of Museum staff and local teachers will learn about the 6,300+ piece... - July 04, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Studio potter Kurt Weiser gives new life to the centuries-old tradition of painting china. His beautiful teapots and jars will be on view at the Erie Art Museum’s Main Gallery, 411 State Street, June 26 through Sept. 13, 2009.
Eden Revisited: The Ceramic Art of Kurt Weiser is comprised of approximately... - June 27, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Judges of the InnovationErie: Design Competition announced the grand prize winner and finalists, including the people’s choice Best of Show at a press conference on Monday, June 22, 2009 at 1:30 p.m. at the Erie Art Museum Annex Gallery, 423 State Street.
“The finalist presentations were... - June 27, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
The Long Island Children’s Museum’s “innovative use of green space” has been cited as a national model; earning praise for its “potential to change parents’ perceptions and increase children’s outdoor play across the country.” The Museum has received funding to develop an online replication toolkit by the MetLife Foundation and the Association of Children’s Museums. - June 12, 2009 - Long Island Children's Museum
Erie Art Museum offers a la’carte art class. - June 11, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Erie Art Museum to host Gallery Night - May 30, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Enjoy your lunch hour at the Erie Art Museum - May 30, 2009 - Erie Art Museum
Open Days Program Comes to Erie County - May 16, 2009 - Erie Art Museum