What’s New?

Thursdays and Fridays are a lot of fun. Join us for After Hours at the Erie Art Museum. We have monthly lecture series, opportunities to handle some of the best objects in the Museum’s collection, holidays at the Museum, pop-up workshops, and just more opportunities to be at the Museum. On Thursday and Friday nights, between 5 – 8pm, beers are just $2, wine is $5 and we have non-alcoholic beverages too.

There is certainly more to do and more to talk about here at the Erie Art Museum. And it’s the perfect time to become a first-time member. Individual memberships are just $15 for the year and family $25. Most of our new offers will be free or discounted for members. Become a Member!

Museum hours:
Thursdays and Fridays from 11 am to 9 pm
Saturdays and Sundays 10 am to 5 pm
Closed Monday through Wednesday


HANDS ON: O’Keeffe Letters
Nov. 30 from 6 – 7 pm

Hands-On is a monthly opportunity to handle some of the best objects in our collection. $10 for members and $15 for non-members plus the price of admission. Capacity is limited to 25 people per session. Please call the Museum for a reservation 814-459-5477.

Georgia O’Keeffe was a prolific letter writer and we have several of her letters. Join us as we share these letters with the public for the first time.


HANDS ON: Picasso, Matisse and Dali
Dec. 6 from 6 – 7 pm

Hands-On is a monthly opportunity to handle some of the best objects in our collection. $10 for members and $15 for non-members plus the price of admission. Capacity is limited to 25 people per session. Please call the Museum for a reservation 814-459-5477.

When was the last time you held a Picasso?! Well, it’s time. And for all of you sick of holding Picassos we’ll have a Matisse and a few prints by Dali out as well.


Gallery Night
Dec. 7 from 7 – 10 pm

It’s like a pub crawl, but with art. Shop, eat, listen to music, and spend time with friends and family while visiting as many local galleries as you can. There’s no better way to get a feel for Erie’s arts scene. Be sure to check out our website for a list of participating galleries.
Click here to see a full list of participants


Fashion for Unity
Dec. 7 – Dec. 9

The Museum, in partnership with the Urban Erie Community Development Corporation (UECDC), is hosting a fashion show and weekend long African marketplace to celebrate the rich diversity of African cultures living in Erie.

Marketplace Open: Dec. 7 from 7 – 10  pm,

Dec. 8 from 4 – 8  pm, Dec. 9 from 2 – 5  pm

Fashion Show: Dec. 8 from 6 – 7 pm


SECOND SUNDAYS: Celebrate Africa
Dec. 9 from 2 – 4 pm

Come celebrate the rich diversity of African cultures living in Erie. You and your kids can get henna tattooes, make your own corn husk dolls and even dress up in traditional African clothing.

Second Sundays are perfect for spending time with your kids at the museum. Different art making activities every month and admission is Pay-What-You-Wish.


First-time memberships are now only $15
sign up today!

MORE to see
MORE to talk about
MORE to be a part of

• Extended hours on Thursday and Friday Nights
• Local artist speaker series
• Talks such as Unconfusing Confusing Art
• Behind the scenes collection tours
• Member Meet & Greets
• Members Only Thanksgiving Dinner
• Being part of the coolest art organization in Erie!

Click here to sign up for monthly newsletter or special announcements.


NARM logo (Final)

The Erie Art Museum is a member of NARM, an affiliation of arts and cultural institutes located throughout North America. Individuals who join a participating 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. An Erie Art Museum membership of $100 or more registered on or after June 1, 2016 will be automatically enrolled in the program. The NARM membership provides free admission to over 800 Museums nationally.