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Erie Art Museum

411 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1106
+1 814-459-5477
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small but lovely, unique exhibits

We stopped in because we knew there was a spring show. We weren't disappointed. There are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
LuAnn M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Surprising Gem

So, Erie is a languishing rust belt town. But this art museum has thrived; it's a gem. The... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
Fredric O
Erie, Pennsylvania
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411 State St, Erie, PA 16501-1106
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 13 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 7 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

2  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
Reviewed 1 July 2016

A great way to see Erie Art Museum is to go at noon on Wednesday. They have free outdoor concerts and admission to the museum. The museum has several great displays. You can buy a drink or lunch, listen to a good concert, and enjoy...More

1  Thank lindadwl
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This was $9 well spent. We were there about an hour and a half. The art of comic book exhibit was my favorite. There were really interesting pieces there. A lot of local are which is cool. I was a little confused on the layout...More

1  Thank angelina t
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How much does it cost to get in?
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
What sort of art do they have?
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.