Celebrating John Vanco

John Vanco has been with the Erie Art Museum for 50 years. On June 10th, John was celebrated at ARTrageous. Take a look at this video celebrating John and all the people he has touched over the years.

Videography by ErieMultimedia

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

Videography by MenajErie Studio

What’s New?

Highmark Mid Day Art Break
June/July/August • every wedensday

The Erie Art Museum invites you to enjoy the sounds of summer at Highmark Mid-Day Art Break every Wednesday from noon until 1 o’clock all summer long. Stop down to the Museum’s 5th Street patio for live music, lunch at our Wave Cafe, and free gallery tours offered at 12:30 and 1 p.m.


New Curator Hired

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Susan Barnett as the Museum’s new curator. She comes to the Museum from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she worked as an Independent Curator and Collections Manager. She previously served on the curatorial team at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, and as Director and Curator of the Cedarburg Cultural Center. Read more


NARM logo (Final)

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.