If you haven’t been to a Gallery Night at the EAM in a while then this is the one. No, seriously! We’ll be debuting two world-class works of art, the likes of which have never been seen before in Erie, PA. Renowned ceramist and Erie native Brett Kern will be here to celebrate his opening. Plus, we’ll have live music by the Honest Mistakes and Tim Kaye, ClaySpace, art making, $2 beers and snacks by Coffee in the Park. $3 cover charge for non-members and free for members. Sponsored by Erie Clayspace and Erie Uplighting

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Participating Galleries

ART 100 Pop up Gallery • 21 West 10th Street
Celebrate 100 years of art at Edinboro University with this History of the Edinboro Animation Program. See works from the university’s permanent collection including original pieces by Warner Brothers animator Chuck Jones, pieces from Disney studios, as well as work by local animators and current Edinboro faculty. Refreshments provided.

AWE Gallery at the Palace Center • 915 State Street
Say so long to Summer with the Fall Open Call. Artists from Chroma, NPAA, PIAA and Basement Transmissions received an invitation to submit work for the show. Enjoy live music, poetry and refreshments.

Crime Victim Center • 125 West 18th Street
Boogie on down to the Crime Victim Center to take a look at the art created during Mid-Day Dance Break. Now in its sixth year, this collaboration with Jennifer Dennehy raises awareness for the healing power of art and dance. Light refreshments provided.

D’Hopkins Denniston Gallery • 5 West 10th Street
We’ve got a show you don’t want to miss! Join us for our Unforgettable Art on the Town collection featuring great masters from the past and the present from private collections and available for purchase. Light refreshments provided.

Ember + Forge • 401 State Street
Meet the nine Erie Center for Art & Technology’s photojournalism students from Collegiate Academy, Erie High and McDowell as they unveil their final project What’s Your Story?. Grab vegan treats by Sundae and enjoy vinyl tunes spun by Steve Maynard.

Erie Art Gallery • 24 West 8th Street
Sample light hors d’oeuvres and sip on a refreshing beverage while taking in The Blood Black Nothing; a series of drawings in white and red pastel on black paper exploring the ever-present existential crisis of local artist, Kris Risto.

Garnon Truck Equipment • 1617 Peninsula Drive
Stop by and see the work of Nathaniel Hale Garnon. The exhibition features a single massive oil painting measuring 15 x 9 feet created for the Summer 2019 Exhibition, along with a handful of brand new works. Meet Nathaniel and enjoy live entertainment.

Keller Williams Realty/Erie Division • 2564 Village Common Drive
Come see our new office space showcasing Photographs of Erie by Matt Mead, Jennie Ives, David Basnak and more. Sponsored by the Bobbi Strong Team representing Keller Williams Realty/Erie Division.

PACA • 1505 State Street
For artist Rebecca Coppock, being a feminist is to answer the question “Are Women Human?” Meet Coppock and take in her acrylic paintings as you enjoy complimentary refreshments.

Masonic Temple Association • 32 West 8th Street
The architecture of the Erie Masonic Temple is a work of art in itself. Don’t miss this opportunity to tour the 109-year old building. See its elegant grand ballroom, lodge room, dining room, plus many other beautiful architectural details. Guided tours and light refreshments provided.

Molly Brannigan’s • 506 State Street
Stop by and visit the newly renovated Molly Brannigan’s Irish Pub! Sample new menu items and drinks as you stroll the Shebeen featuring local artist, Helen Tullio. Enter your name for a chance to win a $100.00 gift card.

The Oasis Market • 914 State Street
Erie’s first year-round indoor farmers market and small business incubator. Featuring new artworks made from sustainable materials by local artists. Enjoy live music, art, and refreshments under one roof!

Pointe Foure • 2508 Peach Street
Keep Erie Weird is an eclectic show by artists Anna Lindvay and Emily Lynn George. The Dollhouse will be bursting at the seams with music and prints. Get a sample from Erie Distillery and gear up for the Fashionably Late Fashion Show kicking off at 9 pm.

The Shop • 19th and Chestnut Street
See works in progress and for sale by Scott R
ispin & Rob Katkowski, meet Brad Triana, check out the work of Randy Harris and Lucas McConnell, enjoy music by Falling Hollywood, a film by MenajErie and Erie Arts & Culture, drinks from Erie Ale Works and food from the Que Abides food truck!

Sovereign Ballet • 2539 West 12th Street
Get a sneak peek at Forbidden by Definition, a look at past and present black American and African culture. The full dance production will be performed in February 2020 by Sovereign Ballet, Dafmark Dance Theatre and Rod Rodgers Dance Company, NYC. Light refreshments provided.

Vintage Wonderland • 2724 West 8th Street
Join us down the rabbit hole for curious and wonderful local handmade items curated for you and your home! We have a perfect mix of new and vintage items. Light refreshments provided.

419 Artifacts • 419 State Street
Step back in time with The Summer of ‘69: Fifty Years On, a collection of authentic rock posters from 1969 from the collection of Steve Wood (formerly Bayfront Gallery). Enjoy complimentary refreshments as you take in some “artifacts” of the area, including period works from local op-art hero Roy Ahlgren.

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What’s Gallery Night

Gallery Night is like a pub crawl, but with art. Shop, eat, listen to music and spend time with friends and family visiting as many local galleries as you can. There’s no better way to get a feel for Erie’s art and culture scene.

Register Your Business or Organization for Gallery Night

To register your organization or business for Gallery Night please complete the online registration form before the specified deadline. There is a fee for participating in Gallery Night, which goes toward the printing and mailing of a brochure featuring each participating organization and business. All participating venues will be listed on the Museum’s website as well as included in all Gallery Night related materials.

Got questions? Contact our Director of Marketing, Lucia Conti 814-459-5477.

December 6, 2019
If you would like to participate in the December 6 Gallery Night, please complete the online form by October 21.
Register online now