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Encompassing the mission of the Erie Art Museum, ARTrageous is an award-winning event that lives up to its name! Every corner of the Erie Art Museum will burst with music, performances, dynamic art, delectable food and signature beverages. ARTrageous is the recipient of a PRSA (Public Relations Society Award).
With 800 in attendance last year, ARTrageous was and will continue to be the buzz of the summer! Attend, have a great time, while supporting Erie’s cultural treasure.
Special thanks to all of our sponsors! Follow along here for programming and sponsor updates. 
If you are interested in sponsoring this award-winning event, please contact Christine Eddy, Director of Development 814/459-5477 or email

Ecstatic Ekphrasis: Theater about Art
Tuesday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.
free, open to the public

Enjoy a theater performance of scenes from Sunday in the Park with George (about the painter Georges Seurat) and Yasmina Reza’s play, Art. Then take in a lively panel discussion with local directors David Mitchell, Mark Tanenbaum, Richard Davis, and Kate Neubert-Lechner, joined by museum curator Susan Barnett, and moderated by Kelly Armor. In March the Erie Playhouse, PACA, and All an Act will all open shows that revolve around visual art and artists.

SoMar Dance Works Performance
Friday & Saturday, Feb. 23 & 24 at 7:30 p.m.
$15.00, tickets available at the door

Dance workshop
Saturday, February 24 at 1:00 p.m.

SoMar Dance Works is known for its artistry, physicality, wit, and creativity. Their new collection of contemporary choreography, Circles and Cycles, features a company of fifteen dancers and live music by composer/musicians Tim Theisen and Andy Hasenpflug. Circles and Cycles explores the nature of the most fundamental of shapes, the circle. The concert will be performed “in-the-round” so every chair is a front row seat. In addition, co-directors, Solveig and Mark Santillano will offer a master class on contemporary partnering techniques. Click here for more information.

NARM logo (Final)

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.