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Erie Art Museum

411 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1106
+1 814-459-5477
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Surprisingly big collection. Pieces for purchase. Works by "famous"artists, local artists... read more

Reviewed yesterday
North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
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This is a small museum by big city standards, but has some very nice art. It is interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
Steve M
Bemus Point, New York
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411 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1106
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Reviewed yesterday

Surprisingly big collection. Pieces for purchase. Works by "famous"artists, local artists. Different mediums. Inexpensive. Easy parking.

1  Thank ILoveFerns
Reviewed 2 June 2017

This is a small museum by big city standards, but has some very nice art. It is interesting architecturally with an old Greek structure linked to a very modern wing. I'm really not into the ancient Asian art section, but am a big fan of...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stopped in because we knew there was a spring show. We weren't disappointed. There are interesting exhibits and displays including the one that has multiple items made from tin by one man.

1  Thank LuAnn M
Reviewed 18 January 2017

So, Erie is a languishing rust belt town. But this art museum has thrived; it's a gem. The management has done a wonderful job renovating the facility and promoting the arts in all it's forms. There are installations in the main building, festivals in the...More

1  Thank Fredric O
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We went as something else to do while going to Presque Isle Casino. It is a very small museum in an unique building. The historical building has high ceilings and nice old exposed building materials. I would go back for free admission on Wednesdays, but...More

1  Thank TheTravelingRoss
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I really like the newer atrium and entrance. I have visited the museum several times but this is the first time I used the new entrance. The museum had a good mix of modern works, works by local artists and items from their permanent collection.

1  Thank William Q
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

This place has changed since my last visit (2010), but for the better. The museum in my town, Toledo Museum of Art, is enormous so it may be a bit unfair of a comparison or point of reference to judge this museum by. The Erie...More

2  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Today, I visited this museum for the first time. I am ashamed that this is in my hometown and I had never visited. Our guide Kellie made this such a memorable visit with her extreme knowledge and her sheer passion for what is obvious enjoyment...More

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 6 August 2016

I have had contact, joy, challenges, reprieve, knowledge and most of all, so many "aha!" moments over many years of visiting the Erie ARTS Museum. I have taken "one evening" classes as well as week long teacher Act 48 classes. There is so much vitality...More

3  Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 8 July 2016

The Spring Show & permanent collections featured some great local artists that we would never have seen if we hadn't come here: We all loved the Joseph Plavcan paintings. Overall, the works were very interesting and modern. We all got a kick out of the...More

1  Thank MarMadFred
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20 October 2016|
Response from Valerie C | Reviewed this property |
Entrance to the EAM is free on Wednesdays and the second Sunday of each month. Children 5 and under are free. Senior citizens and students pay $7; adult admission is $9.00. I promise you that your entree fee will be so worth... More
Gretchen D
18 January 2015|
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Response from Iona H | Reviewed this property |
I bit of a lot of things. They are a lovely small art museum. They were having a special exhibit of the work of a couple of more local artists (one a photographer, the other a painter) last summer when I was there.