Support the Erie Art Museum

There are many ways for you to provide support for the Erie Art Museum. We cannot do what we do without people like you. Your gift to the Erie Art Museum is a gift that impacts our community and makes a lasting impression for future generations.

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ANNUAL FUND

Above and beyond membership support, an investment in the Erie Art Museum Annual Fund provides crucial unrestricted operating resources for our exhibitions, collection conservation, programs, events, and more.

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DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE

Donors making a gift of $1,000 or more receive a complimentary Museum membership.  In the fall, these lead donors are invited to a special reception hosted by the Director.

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CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

Sponsorship at the Erie Art Museum offers a unique opportunity to deeply engage with a nationally recognized museum and demonstrate a commitment to the arts. Employees can double the impact of their gifts through the Matching Gift Programs offered by many businesses.

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EITC

The Erie Art Museum is an approved organization for the Educational Income Tax Credit Program.  Earn tax credits and make a lasting impression for future generations by supporting our comprehensive school tours program.

ENDOWMENT

Endowment funds provide a stable and perpetual investment of revenue, enabling the Erie Art Museum to make key art acquisitions, secure world-class exhibitions, and launch innovative educational initiatives.

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GIFT OF ART

Gifts of artwork build and strengthen Erie Art Museum’s ever-growing collection of art that is enjoyed be nearly 50,000 visitors every year.

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PLANNED GIVING

Leave a legacy and ensure the future of the Erie Art Museum by including us in your estate plans.  Through your will, trust, or other deferred gift, you can enjoy financial benefits now while leaving a lasting legacy that will benefit the Museum and visitors of all ages for generations come.

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ERIE GIVES DAY

Support the Erie Art Museum on Erie Gives Day and a portion of  your gift will be matched by the Erie Community Foundation.

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DONOR SPOTLIGHT

Our Donor Spotlight features Museum donors who are committed to the mission of the Erie Art Museum.  Explore our Donor Spotlight to see what has motivated others to become Erie Art Museum supporters.

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CAPITAL CAMPAIGN

The Picture a Place Capital Campaign enjoyed significant success. The new public meeting space, a large part of which is free and open to the public, allows for more exhibits, programming, performance space, and community events, while also generating revenue and providing a unique option for conferences, corporate meetings, weddings, and parties.

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ANNUAL REPORT 2015

The Erie Art Museum is tremendously grateful for the many generous people listed in the pages of this Annual Report. You have supported, strengthened and inspired our efforts to make a difference and for that we thank you!

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TRIBUTES and MEMORIALS

Honor or remember someone special in your life with a commemorative gift to the Erie Art Museum.  In addition to recognition in the Museum’s quarterly ARTscope publication, the person you are honoring will receive a letter acknowledging the generous contribution. To make a gift click here