Special thanks to our generous Erie Gives Day donors! Because of YOU, the Erie Art Museum had a record-breaking Erie Gives Day! With the support of 142 donors, the Erie Art Museum raised $36,756 and ended up in the Top 25! We are beyond grateful for your amazing support! Thank you to the Erie Community Foundation and their sponsors for another incredible day of philanthropy!
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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.


Fall Classes Now Online!

Register by September 4th to get $10 Early Bird discount off each class!
(discount does not apply to workshops)
The Museum offers classes and workshops in painting, drawing, watercolor, and photography. Registering for a class will allow you to meet new people, ignite your creativity and take on new challenges.


Interim Director Hired

Times of change are also times of opportunity. I know the Erie community treasures the many ways our Museum nurtures the appreciation of art in the lives of individuals from early childhood to retirement age and beyond. During this transition time, we will continue to follow our mission of “maintaining an institution of excellence dedicated to the performance of the visual arts..”, and we will work together creatively to build on the past as we move into the future. 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.