What’s New?

Notice: See our new parking guide for assistance in navigating downtown construction.

Upcoming schedule changes:

Saturday, 5/21 – Closing at 3pm
Friday, 7/1 – Closed
Saturday, 7/9 – Closed

Mask Policy Update at the Erie Art Museum

Effective March 5, 2022, the Erie Art Museum will no longer require masks for visitors, staff, and volunteers. Masks are still recommended in the Museum space, particularly for those who are immunocompromised or for those who are not vaccinated against COVID-19.

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The Museum hours are currently Thursday & Friday, 2 – 8 pm, Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, and Sunday from 1 – 6 pm. Walk-ins are welcome.

Artist Talk: What Do Portraits Tell Us?
Thursday, May 19th at 6pm

Guest curator Brian Cohen is a photographer based out of Pittsburgh, PA focusing on editorial and documentary photographs. Cohen also co-curated Out Of Many – Stories of Migration which is currently on view at the Erie Art Museum. On Thursday, May 19th at 6pm, Cohen will be leading a conversation about portraiture and what they tell us about the individual and the photographer. Cohen will also discuss the works that are in the Connecting with the Collection: Photographic Portraits exhibition, and how it relates to his photography practice.

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Second Sundays:
Second Sundays are a perfect way to spend time creating in the Museum with your family and loved ones! Admission is pay-what-you-wish, and donations are appreciated. Each Second Sunday of the month, from 2-4pm.

Saturday Tours:
Interested in learning more about the works on display at the Museum? Join us for guided tours of the current exhibits for additional insight and history. Tours will take place each Saturday at 1PM and last approximately 40 minutes to 1 hour long. Registration is required and space is limited. Free for members, non-members pay Museum admission.

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.