The Big Picture is a consortium of organizations (Erie Art Museum, Erie Arts & Culture, the YMCA and Tungsten Creative) motivated by the potential for public art to transform people and spaces in Erie County and enhance the quality of everyday life. The Big Picture aims to provide artists and community organizations with the resources and inspiration to create, support and sustain large-scale murals throughout the community.READ MORE
October 10, 2014 through March 30, 2015
Erie born, M.I.T. educated industrial designer and architect Wilbur Henry Adams’ (1906-1958) brief but flourishing career is the focus of an exhaustively researched overview of a collection of drawings, sketchbooks, fine art, and ephemera from Adams. Adams followed studies at Academy High School under George Ericson (Eugene Iverd) with a year at the then Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh.
This summer’s FILM series runs every wednesday May 18 through July 20th. The Women in Film program returns with a spotlight on female filmmakers. Doors open at 6:00 p.m., movie starts at 7 p.m. Admission: $5.00 College ID Night: Show your active college ID and get one free admission Go to Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania to purchase a ticket ahead of time or you can buy one at the door.READ MORE
Since the 2010 expansion, many of the Museum’s treasures are on display for the first time, in the multipurpose room and in the Frenzel, Nicholas, and Little Things galleries. In addition to works by Erie artists, including painter Joseph Plavcan, visitors will find multiple works by pop art painter John Clem Clarke, abstract illusionist painter George D. Green and others on view throughout the museum.READ MORE