ARTrageous – an event that lives up to its name!

This year’s signature gala is on Saturday, June 9 from 7 to 11 pm.

Every corner of the Erie Art Museum will burst with music, performances, dynamic art,
delectable food and signature beverages.

Craft brews from Erie Beer Company paired with selected artwork
Dramatic living sculptures by Sovereign Ballet
West African drum and dance performance, where power meets grace
Get your groove on with a Silent Disco
Eye-popping communal flower wall by Potratz Florists
A tour of art and artisanal confections with Romolos Chocolates 
Interactive video extravaganza

Tickets go on sale May 1st.

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

If you are interested in supporting our cultural treasure and having your name associated with an award winning event, please contact, Christine Eddy, Director of Development at 814-459-5477 or

2018 ARTrageous Sponsors:

Platinum ($5,000)
Accudyn Products, Inc
Great Lakes Insurance Services Group, LLC
JET 24/FOX 66/
ROG’S, Inc
Star 104, Rocket 101, 93.9 The Wolf, Bob FM & WJET1400

Gold ($2,500)
Allburn Florist
Erie Beer Company
Lincoln Recycling
McInnes Rolled Rings
Potratz Floral
Printing Concepts
Times Publishing Company – Erie Times-News/

Silver ($1,000)
Barber National Institute
Burton Funeral Homes
Cascade Park Club
Curtze Food Service
Domino Insurance Agency, Inc.
Jeff & Neala Eastman/Windward Solutions
Ted & Georgiana Ely
Pauline Frank
Giant Eagle
Hanes Erie, Inc.
Dr. Howard & Jane Levin
Lynn & Dale McBrier
Mercyhurst University
Kevin & Susan O’Connell
Scott Enterprises

Bronze ($500)
Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
Armanini, Kolodychak, & Basille, L.L.P.
Gennifer Biggs
Susan Black & Barry Weller
Barbara & Randy Bowers and Jeanne Ward
Dr. & Mrs. Drew Carlin
Chiampou Travis Besaw & Kershner LLP
Doris Cipolla
Circolo Nazionale Lodge 122
Counseling and Assessment Services
Crotty Chevrolet Buick
Disabled Veteran Solutions
Erie Federal Credit Union
Erie Homes For Children and Adults, Inc. (EHCA)
Executive Pulse Inc.
Hal & Mattie Fuller
Dr. Charles & Susan Furr
Mary & Thomas Gamble
Gannon University, Schuster Program for the Arts
Claire & Rich Giardina
Home Instead Senior Care
Jefferson Educational Society
Keystone Research Corporation
Logistics Plus Inc.
M Cafe
MacDonald, Illig, Jones & Britton, LLP
Bertie & Craig McCune
Millcreek Mall
Douglas & Deborah Murphy
National Fuel
Penn State Behrend
Plaza Dental Associates
Nancy B. Potter and Alexa D. Potter
Premier Conduit
Michael & Anne Rahner
Shawn & Sharon Rooney
Sheraton Erie Bayfront and Courtyard Erie Bayfront
Greg Sorce/HBKS Wealth Advisors
Ron Spiller & Jan Friedman
Jim & Sharon Stoik
Wagner Giblin Insurance
Herm & Lynn Weber
Greg & Heather Yahn

Delectable Sponors
1201 Kitchen
The Bourbon Barrel
Cork Catering
The Plymouth Tavern
Romolo Chocolates

Special Thanks
PHB, Inc.
Presque Isle Tent & Table
Eleanor Weisman & Jay Hanes

Thank you for your thoughtful consideration.
If you have any questions about the Erie Art Museum or this sponsorship opportunity,
don’t hesitate to email Christine Eddy, Director of Development, or call ph 814.459.5477.

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!

Photos from ARTrageous 2016!