Once a year, we open our doors for the most  ARTrageous party of the year!
Every corner of the Erie Art Museum will burst with music, performances,
dynamic art, delectable food and signature beverages.

Don’t miss what is sure to be one of the most talked about parties of the Summer!
Tickets are $100 for members, $125 for non-members.

Giant kinetic sculptures by Deb Sementelli
Champagne toast and display of Director John Vancos contributions to the community
Tabla For Two performance by Masood Omari & Abigail Adams Greenway
Paint on Demand by Bryan Toy
Interactive screen printing with  No Dress Code Studios
• Art and drink pairings from Erie Beer Company
Dance to a Silent Disco followed by a live band
• Signature ARTini sno-cones & tasty bites by Make it Fabulous
Live ice sculpting byBill Sandusky


The Erie Art Museum won the PRSA NWPA Chapter’s Special Event award for ARTrageous 2017!

Kudos to Lucia Conti, Producer, Barbara Ward Bowers, Committee Chair, and the entire ARTrageous committee for putting on an amazing event! Andrea Krivak, Kelly Armor, Dana Hilling Zaphiris, Jennifer Burick Farrar,Mary Gamble, Andona Zacks-Jordan,Theodore B Ely II, Karen Burton Horstman, Sloane Bly, Nancy Potter, Laura Paris. Thank you to the amazing 107 sponsors who supported this most incredible event last year!

Video By ErieMultimedia

Check out some highlights from 2017, photos courtesy of Matt Mead and Monica Gustin.

2017 ARTrageous Sponsors:

Platinum ($5,000)
Jon & Sloane Bly
Gary & Patty Cacchione
Great Lakes Insurance Services Group, LLC
JET 24/FOX 66/YourErie.com
Star 104, Rocket 101, 93.9 The Wolf, Bob FM & WJET1400

Gold ($2,500)
Allburn Florist
Erie Beer Company
Erie Community Foundation
Printing Concepts, Inc
Make It Fabulous
McInnes Rolled Rings
Potratz Floral Shop
ROG’S Inc.
Times Publishing Company – Erie Times-News/GoErie.com
UPMC Hamot/UPMC Health Plan

Silver ($1,000)
Allegheny College
Barber National Institute
Burton Funeral Homes
Cascade Park Club
Curtze Food Service
Dahlkemper’s Landscape Architects & Contractors
Jeff & Neala Eastman/Windward Solutions
Ted & Georgiana Ely
Hanes Erie, Inc.
Erie Reader
Martha & Bill Hilbert Sr.
Dr. Howard & Jane Levin
Icing on the Lake
Jefferson Educational Society
Mary & Howard Lincoln
Mercyhurst University
Kevin & Susan O’Connell
Bette & John Reilly
Al & Peggy Richardson
Romolo Chocolates
Scott Enterprises
John V. Schultz Furniture Company
Roger & Laurel Taft
Velocity Network

Bronze ($500)
A Friend
Judy Alstadt
Mary Frances Baugh
Gennifer Biggs
Susan Black & Barry Weller
Barbara & Randy Bowers and Jeanne Ward
Michael Butler
Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP
Doris Cipolla
Circolo Nazionale Lodge 122
Competitive Gear
Counseling and Assessment Services
Crotty Chevrolet Buick
Michelee A. Curtze
Mary Ellen Dahlkemper & Ed Lesser
Pam & Dave Davis
Dave Hallman Chevrolet
Edinboro University
GBBN/Edge Studio
Erie Homes for Children & Adults, Inc.
Erie’s Original DJ John, #1 Fun One
Erie Uplighting
Jan Friedman & Dr. Ron Spiller
Hal & Mattie Fuller
Thomas & Mary Gamble
Gannon University, Schuster Program for the Arts
Gregg & Julie Garcia
Claire & Rich Giardina
Paul Gitnik
Glass Growers Gallery
Home Instead Senior Care
Julia Horan
Gary & Becky Johnson
Myron & Marlene Jones
Keystone Research Corp.
Kitty Koch & Nan Bacon
Knights of St John
Art Laneve
Logistics Plus Inc./Jim Berlin
Marquette Savings Bank
Matt Mead Photography
M Cafe
Bertie & Craig McCune
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton, LLP
Moore Research
Douglas & Deborah Murphy
Nerthling’s Heating & Air Conditioning
Donna Nicholas and Mary Jane Kidd
Panache Salon & Spa
Penn State Behrend
Steven & Penelope Porter
Nancy B. Potter and Alexa D. Potter
Premier Conduit
Michael & Anne Rahner
Lee Rexrode & Julie Chacona
Shawn & Sharon Rooney
Greg Sorce/HBKS Wealth Advisors
Wm. T. Spaeder Co. Inc.
Jim & Sharon Stoik
Michael Tkach & William Lechner
Trolley Line Vineyards Ltd.
Michael & Craige Pepper Victor
Wagner Giblin
Herm & Lynn Weber
Eleanor Weisman & Jay Hanes
Whistle Stop Antique Mall
Andrea Wood Art Management
Greg & Heather Yahn

Delectable Sponors
Avantis Restaurant
Calis West Catering
The Cork 1794
Franco’s Cafe
La Bella
The Plymouth Tavern

Special Thanks
Eileen Cutri
Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc.
Emily George
Pediatric Dentistry
Presque Isle Tent & Table 
Slovak National Club
Starlight Photo Booth