Upcoming Exhibits


• February 13 through May 16, 2015
Heeschen’s Creatures
Ronald E. Holstein Gallery
Animal prints by printmaker, sculptor and former chair of Allegheny College Art Department, Carl F. Heeschen (1916-1994) Read more...

• April 25 – July 5, 2015
92nd Annual Spring Show
Main Gallery

This annual show presents a juried selection of the best regional art from artists residing within 250 miles of Erie.

• May 22 – August 22, 2015
Kristen Cliffel
Ronald E. Holstein Gallery
Kristen Cliffel’s playful ceramics explore “Domestic Mythologies,” reflecting the archetypal myths and fairytales surrounding us.

• June 5, 2015 – January 2016
Klaus Janson/Comic Art
Bacon Gallery
German-born American comic book artist Klaus Janson has worked for Marvel Comics and DC Comics in his career, illustrating and inking some of the best-known heroes for each, including Superman, Batman, Spiderman, and The Avengers.

• June 20 – September 6, 2015
InnovationErie 2015
Hagen Family Gallery
Now in its seventh year, the InnovationErie Design Competition features the top semi-finalists chosen by a panel of InnovationErie judges based on their utility/functionality, aesthetic appeal, potential for regional manufacture and marketability.

• July 12 – November 15, 2015
Chinese Folk Pottery
Main Gallery
This exhibit pairs a traveling exhibition of contemporary Chinese folk pottery—a craft tradition fast disappearing as China rapidly modernizes—with antique Chinese porcelains from the Erie Art Museum’s permanent collection.

• August 28, 2015 – January 2016
Karen Ernst
Ronald E. Holstein Gallery
Furniture designer and wood artist Karen Ernst’s presents a new body of work combining functional designs and unique shapes.

• November 20, 2015 - 2016
Shelle Barron/Geoff Beadle/Lee Forrest
Main Gallery
Three diverse talents—multimedia artist Shelle Barron, painter Geoff Beadle, and painter Lee Forrest—come together for an exhibition of new work.