Enhance your creativity!

Studio Art Courses at the Erie Art Museum are a great way to explore your creativity and learn new skills with friends! Absolute beginners, emerging artists and practicing professionals are invited to work with talented instructors from the Erie community. The Museum offers classes in painting, drawing, photography, jewelry, ceramics, framing and more. The spring semester begins the week of April 3rd. Register online today

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What’s New?

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day – Thank you to all our veterans!

The museum will be closed on Monday, May 29th.
Museum will resume normal hours  on Tuesday, May 30th.

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Get your tickets nowARTrageous! Honoring 50 years of John Vanco is set for June 10, 2017. You have a unique opportunity to attend one of the most talked about celebrations in the history of Erie. The Erie Art Museum will be filled from corner to corner with music, performances, dynamic art, delectable food and signature beverages.

jv-head-shotErie Art Museum Celebrating Year of Milestones in 2017

The coming year will be full of celebrations and transitions as the Erie Art Museum honors nearly 50 years of inspired leadership by Director John Vanco—and his retirement. It will also mark the 25th anniversary of an Erie music and cultural cornerstone, the Erie Art Museum Blues & Jazz Festival, which Vanco will continue to lead.
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NARM institution can receive reciprocal benefits such as free admission and shop discounts at over 800 institutions across North America! Click here for more information and links to participating Museums. Link for the click here.