Brett Kern: The Lost World
Through August 16, 2020
The tagline of Jurassic Park: The Lost World reads “Something has Survived”, and this is undeniably true for Brett Kern. What survived? Brett’s infatuation with the pop culture of the 80s and 90s. A master of clay, Brett’s sculptures are fun, smart and nothing short of exceptional. Read more
December 6 from 7 – 10 pm
Gallery Night is like a pub crawl, but with art. Shop, eat, listen to music and spend time with friends and family visiting as many local galleries as you can. There’s no better way to get a feel for Erie’s art and culture scene. See full line up
January 17 from 7 – 10 pm
It’s bingo, but with a hell of a lot more pizzazz! Between games enjoy performances by Erie’s favorite queen Rebecca Mae and others. Cash bar, prizes and more. $30 for non-members and $15 for members. Entrance fee covers your first six cards. Additional cards $3 each. Register Here
GANNON: Paint & Pour
Meets: Nov. 14 & Nov. 21 from 7 – 9 pm
We’re helping Gannon University’s Business Policy class with a little project. The assignment? Create a profitable pop-up. Meet, drink and paint at the Erie Art Museum.
Members Only Thanksgiving
November 22 from 6 – 8 pm
What are we thankful for? Our members. We’re inviting all of you to the Museum for a little holiday pre-gaming. Food, live music, art and more.
Second Sundays are perfect for spending time with your kids or grandkids at the Museum. Different art making activities every month plus admission is Pay-What-You-Wish. See full line up
Meets: Jan. 3 & Feb. 7 from 6 – 8 pm
Working on a new piece? Want feedback? Bring it to one of our monthly critiques. Get together with other local and regional artists to share and discuss your work. It’s a great way to meet fellow artists and strengthen the artist community in Erie. Professional and amateur artists welcome.
Class Meets: 1/9, 1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6 and 2/13 from 4– 6 pm
This class will introduce you to the art of Asian watercolor painting. You’ll learn to paint traditional motifs such as bamboo, orchids, plum blossoms and chrysanthemums with traditional materials. Small class size allows for personalized instruction. Register Here
Art Hisotry 101
Class Meets: 1/2, 1/9, 1/16, 1/23 and 1/30 from 6 – 8 pm
Interested in art history? Want to learn more? Well then, we’ve got just the thing for you—a five-week art history course taught by our Director. Register Here
Art History Jeopardy
Dec. 12 & Feb. 20 from 6 – 7 pm
A fun way to spend an evening with friends at the Erie Art Museum. What is Art History Jeopardy? That is correct.
Class Meets: 1/11, 1/18 and1/25 from 11 am – 1 pm
This class will introduce you to the basics of portrait photography such as camera controls, aperture, shutter speed and composition. Register Here
Art Talk: Art That Shocked the World (Replay)
Dec. 27 from 6 – 7 pm
Great art has always shocked, shaken and sparked conversation. Join us as we discuss everything from the naked body to the use of urine as medium. Register Here
EAM Paint Nights
Dec. 19, Jan. 3, and Feb. 13 from 6 – 7 pm
What’s better than an evening full of happy little trees, wig wearing and $2 beers? Not a damn thing. Therefore, we’ll be showing classic episodes of The Joy of Painting once a month. Paints, brushes and wigs provided. Register Here
Dec. 20 & Feb. 21 from 7 – 9 pm
Ever play bingo in an art museum? No? Then grab your friends and get your game on! Cash prizes. Register Here
Dec 26 & Feb. 7 from 6 – 7 pm
Ever look at a famous work of art and think “I could do that”? Well here’s your chance. The challenge? Can you counterfeit a famous work of art from our collection? We’ll provide the materials and even have an artist on hand to help you make your fake. Register Here
N64 Mario Kart Tournament
Jan. 24 from 6 – 8 pm
That’s right millennials! The EAM is hosting its first ever N64 Mario Kart Tournament. If video games are an artform (and they certainly are), then Mario Kart is a bonafide masterpiece. We’ll have games going on all over the building. $10 buy-in. Single elimination. Cash prizes for those who finish in the top three.
Jan. 10 & Feb.13 from 6 – 7 pm
Why not? We’ve got a microphone. Stop by to read or listen. It’s a great way to meet other writers in the area, workshop your newest poem and get a sense of the local writing scene.
Lightroom Editing for Beginners
Class Meets: 2/6/, 2/13 and 2/20 from 5 – 7 pm
In this class you’ll learn how to use Lightroom. Specifically, how to organize your photos, import + export, adjust color, exposure and other tools to correct and enhance your photographs. Register Here