For any educator seeking Act 48 hours
Join us for an evening of art, creativity, and collaboration! Participate in inspiring workshops in the galleries, meet artists and connect art, music, and drama to your curriculum. Price includes dinner and teachers earn 4 hours of ACT 48 credit.
Special Guest: Daniel Burke
For six decades this Mercyhurst professor has answered a calling to make art and to teach. Get a tour of a glorious retrospective of his work in the Museum’s main gallery, meet this iconic Erie artist and educator, and create your own Burke-inspired bird to add to the exhibit.
Special Presentation: Ecstatic Ekphrasis: Theater about Art
In March four Erie drama companies are staging plays about visual art. Enjoy a sneak peek of excerpts from the Erie Playhouse production Sunday in the Park with George (about the painter Georges Seurat) and PACA’s production of Yasmina Reza’s play, Art. Then take in a lively discussion with local directors David Mitchell, Mark Tanenbaum, Richard Davis, and Kate Neubert-Lechner, and museum curator Susan Barnett, moderated by Museum Education Director, Kelly Armor.
Please register by Friday, February 16, 2018
$20 Museum member, $25 non-member