Save the date for next year’s ARTrageous!
June 9, 2018

The Erie Art Museum will host ARTrageous on June 9, 2018.  Last year’s event had 107 sponsors and 800 in attendance.  With interactive art in all of the galleries, it’s an event that lives up to its name and encompasses the mission of EAM.  ARTrageous also won a PRSA (Public Relations Society of America) award last month.  If you are interested in supporting our cultural treasure and having your name associated with an award winning event, please contact, Christine Eddy, Director of Development at 814-459-5477 or

Interested in sponsoring this AWARD-WINNING event?

Check out our benefit package to see what level to sponsor
Email Christine Eddy, Development Director or call 814-459-5477.

The Erie Art Museum won the PRSA NWPA Chapter’s Special Event award for ARTrageous 2017!
Kudos to Lucia Conti, Producer, Barbara Ward Bowers, Committee Chair, and the entire ARTrageous committee for putting on an amazing event! Andrea Krivak, Kelly Armor, Dana Hilling Zaphiris, Jennifer Burick Farrar,Mary Gamble, Andona Zacks-Jordan,Theodore B Ely II, Karen Burton Horstman, Sloane Bly, Nancy Potter, Laura Paris. Thank you to the amazing 107 sponsors who supported this most incredible event last year!

Check out some highlights from 2017, photos courtesy of Matt Mead and Monica Gustin.

2017 ARTrageous Sponsors:

Platinum ($5,000)
Jon & Sloane Bly
Dovetail Gallery – Gary Cacchione
Great Lakes Insurance Services Group, LLC
JET 24/FOX 66/
Star 104, Rocket 101, 93.9 The Wolf, Bob FM & WJET1400

Gold ($2,500)
Allburn Florist
Erie Beer Company
Erie Community Foundation
Make It Fabulous
McInnes Rolled Rings
Potratz Floral Shop
Printing Concepts, Inc
ROG’S Inc.
Times Publishing Company – Erie Times-News/
UPMC Hamot/UPMC Health Plan

Silver ($1,000)
Allegheny College
Barber National Institute
Burton Funeral Homes
Cascade Park Club
Curtze Food Service
Dahlkemper’s Landscape Architects & Contractors
Domino Insurance Agency, Inc.
Jeff & Neala Eastman/Windward Solutions
Ted & Georgiana Ely
Erie Reader
Hanes Erie, Inc.
Martha & Bill Hilbert Sr.
Dr. Howard & Jane Levin
Little Caesars/Dickey’s Barbecue Pit/Lynn & Dale McBrier
Icing on the Lake
Jefferson Educational Society
John V. Schultz Furniture Company
Mary & Howard Lincoln
Mercyhurst University
Kevin & Susan O’Connell
Bette & John Reilly
Al & Peggy Richardson
Romolo Chocolates
Scott Enterprises
Roger & Laurel Taft
Velocity Network

Bronze ($500)
A Friend
Judy Alstadt
Mary Frances Baugh
Gennifer Biggs
Susan Black & Barry Weller
Barbara & Randy Bowers and Jeanne Ward
Kurt Buseck
Michael Butler
Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP
Doris Cipolla
Circolo Nazionale Lodge 122
Competitive Gear
Counseling and Assessment Services
Crotty Chevrolet Buick
Michelee A. Curtze
Mary Ellen Dahlkemper & Ed Lesser
Pam & Dave Davis
Dave Hallman Chevrolet
Dr. Baron & Mrs. Diana Denniston
Edinboro University
GBBN/Edge Studio
Erie Homes for Children & Adults, Inc.
Erie’s Original DJ John, #1 Fun One
Erie Uplighting
Jan Friedman & Dr. Ron Spiller
Hal & Mattie Fuller
Thomas & Mary Gamble
Gannon University, Schuster Program for the Arts
Gregg & Julie Garcia
Claire & Rich Giardina
Paul Gitnik
Glass Growers Gallery
Abigail Adams Greenway & Lauder Greenway
Home Instead Senior Care
Julia Horan
Gary & Becky Johnson
Myron & Marlene Jones
Keystone Research Corp.
Mary Jane Kidd and Donna Nicholas
Kitty Koch & Nan Bacon
Knights of St John
Art Laneve
Logistics Plus Inc./Jim Berlin
Marquette Savings Bank
Matt Mead Photography
M Cafe
Bertie & Craig McCune
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton, LLP
Moore Research
Douglas & Deborah Murphy
Nerthling’s Heating & Air Conditioning
Panache Salon & Spa
Penn State Behrend
Stephen & Penelope Porter
Nancy B. Potter and Alexa D. Potter
Premier Conduit
Michael & Anne Rahner
Lee Rexrode & Julie Chacona
Shawn & Sharon Rooney
Greg Sorce/HBKS Wealth Advisors
Wm. T. Spaeder Co. Inc.
Jim & Sharon Stoik
Michael Tkach & William Lechner
Trolley Line Vineyards Ltd.
Michael & Craige Pepper Victor
Wagner Giblin Insurance
Herm & Lynn Weber
Eleanor Weisman & Jay Hanes
Whistle Stop Antique Mall
Andrea Wood Art Management
Greg & Heather Yahn

Delectable Sponors
Avantis Restaurant
Bourbon Barrel
Cali’s West Catering
The Cork 1794
Franco’s Cafe
The Plymouth Tavern

Special Thanks
Eileen Cutri
Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc.
Emily George
Jennifer Dobbs Hill
Bruce Katsiff

Floyd & Judy Lawrence
Lou Nicolia
Pediatric Dentistry
Presque Isle Tent & Table
Slovak National Club
Starlight Photo Booth
Matt Texter
Finish Thompson

Thank you for your thoughtful consideration. If you have any questions about the Erie Art Museum
or this sponsorship opportunity, don’t hesitate to email Christine Eddy, Director of Development, or call ph 814.459.5477.

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 some of the people he has touched over the years.

Videography by ErieMultimedia

Photos from ARTrageous 2016!