Studio Art Classes

Fall Semester Begins September 11

Learn from expert artists in the community! A studio art class at the Museum allows you to explore your creativity and improve your techniques. This semester offers courses and workshops in photography, printmaking, painting, drawing and more. Classes are available for beginners, emerging artists, and practicing professionals.
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What’s New?

Join us on Friday, September 22 from 7 to 10 p.m. for Gallery Night. Enjoy free admission to the entire Museum plus 19 other local galleries (a record number of participants). D.W. Martin will give an artist talk at 7:15 in the Special Events room in conjunction with his exhibit, Pairing Similarities, in the Holstein Gallery. The Museum will also offer a free tattooing activity all evening long to celebrate the exhibit ANCIENT INK: Photographs by Mark Perrott. Also check out the unique offerings presented by the other participating galleries for this wonderful Friday night event!


Second Sundays
Free Family Program
October 8 from 2-4PM

Second Sundays welcomes “Hot Wheels”, Pittsburgh Glass Center’s new mobile glass studio. Watch glass blowing demos, assist professional artists and assemble your own glass mosaic. Visit Making the Ordinary Extraordinary in the Main Gallery and participate in tours and games around the stunning selection of sculpture from the Pittsburgh Glass Center.



The Erie Art Museum presents the Gabriel Alegría Afro-Peruvian Sextet. Fusing contemporary American jazz with the ancient rhythms of his native Peru, Gabriel Alegría will bring his unique form of world jazz to the Museum’s stage on Sunday, October 29, at 3:00pm. Suggested donation is $20/per person, $15 for Museum members.
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The Erie Art Museum received $150,000 gift from downtown neighbor, Erie Insurance. The gift was announced this morning at press conference in the Museum’s Main Gallery, with Erie Art Museum Board Members and Erie Insurance Executives in attendance. In recognition of the gift, the Museum will rename the education wing, The Erie Insurance Education Wing. Read more


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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.