The new signature gala to benefit the Erie Art Museum. The ARTrageous gala will take placeSaturday, June 11, 2016 from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Every corner of the Erie Art Museum will burst with music, performances, dynamic art, delectable food and rockin’ beverages.
Valet parking available!

Tickets are $100 for members, $125 for non-members.

We invite you to start the night on the Customs House steps along State Street, transformed by artists Jesse and Ricardo.
Make your mark with
interactive art installations by Fran Schanz & Deb Sementelli.
Immerse yourself in the South Asian exhibit with a performance by
Masood Omari and Abigail Adams Greenway of Tabla For Two.
Be the first to see the newest Bacon Gallery exhibit by famed New York photographer
Jose Picayomeet him in the gallery!
You’ll love the unique and creative food and drink pairings in every gallery
from Magic Hat Brewing Company & Make it Fabulous.
The 93rd Annual Spring Show will be on display in the Main Gallery along with an
exhibition from artist Alison Stinely in the Holstein Gallery.
Shake it off with a reunion of Matty B and the Dirty Pickles,
a Folk’n Rock band with a raucous live performance!
Relax and unwind in the Nicholas Gallery lounge with music from Tasana Camara,
a musical storyteller, healer and keeper of ancient traditions from West Africa.
Heat things up with fire-and-ice on our 5th Street patio! We’ll have a cool ART– tini bar on ice and
a fire-hoop performance by Jennifer Dennehy.

Check out some highlights from 2016, photos courtesy of Matt Mead Photography.

Thank you to all our 2016 ARTrageous sponsors:

Erie Community Foundation
Great Lakes Insurance Services Group, LLC
Star 104, Rocket 101, 93.9 The Wolf, Bob FM & WJET1400

Allburn Florists
Erie Insurance
Howard & Mary Lincoln
Magic Hat Brewing Company
Make It Fabulous
McCarty Printing
McInnes Rolled Rings
Potratz Floral Shop
Rog’s, Inc.

Bayfront Eyecare
Burton Funeral Homes
Curtze Food Service
Dahlkemper’s Landscape Architects & Contractors
Abigail Adams Greenway & Lauder Greenway
Dave Hallman Chevrolet
Hanes Erie, Inc.
PSB Industries, Inc.
Printing Concepts, Inc.
Romolo Chocolates
John V. Schultz Furniture Company
UPMC Hamot
Velocity Network

Armanini, Kolodychak, & Basile, L.L.P.
Advanced Finishing
Susan Black & Barry Weller
Barbara & Randy Bowers and Jeanne Ward
Michael Butler
Gary & Patty Cacchione
Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP
Competitive Gear
Country Fair
Crotty Chevrolet Buick
Dr. Barron & Mrs. Diana Denniston
Douglass – Bennett
Ted & Georgiana Ely
Erie Uplighting
Jennifer A. Farrar
Jan Friedman & Dr. Ron Spiller
Mary & Tom Gamble
Claire & Rich Giardina
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Jefferson Educational Society
Gary & Becky Johnson
Chris & Patti Larson
MacDonald Illig Attorneys
Marquette Savings Bank
Craig & Bert McCune
Mercyhurst University
Douglas & Deborah Murphy
Nerthling’s Heating & Air Conditioning
Kevin & Susan O’Connell
Painted Finch Gallery, Inc.
Nancy Potter and Barbara & Charles Harris
Premier Conduit
Sharon & Jim Stoik
Michael Tkach and William Lechner
Wagner Giblin Insurance
Herm & Lynn Weber
Whistle Stop Antique Mall
Jo Wilcko
Michael & Craige Pepper Victor