Our Mission

Erie Art Gallery strives to bring together local, regional, and national art that promotes the widest variety of artistic expression, while activating space within the Erie City Downtown district.

Where Are We?

We are located at 24 West 8th Street Erie, PA 16501. We are a storefronts outside the historic Masonic Temple, in the heart of Downtown Erie

What We Do

The Erie Art Gallery is an inspired and innovative community hub, which will inject art and activate the area. We want to support the ongoing betterment of Downtown Erie. Together with the Erie people connect with art, artists, ideas and each other.

Youth Queer Art Show

Attention: The current show is brought to you online. Even with the COVID-19 pandemic, we dont want to silence these voices. The theme “I am” came from a concerted effort to provide a framework while still giving the young artists flexibility in their work. “I am” Last year Greater Erie Alliance for Equality and the […]

Closing Night Reception / Me & Him

January 31st – 7pm-10pm An art icon and a next-generation art champion teamed up for this exhibit on view at Erie Art Gallery through Jan. 31. It features more than 30 newer abstract works, including Ford’s eight large new acrylic and marker pieces on wood or canvas (and one collaborative piece with daughter Sofia Ford, […]

Erie’s Best Art Gallery

Erie’s Best Art Gallery Erie Art Gallery is proud of what we accomplished in 2019 . We are more in awe of winning these People Choice category held by Erie Reader. Erie Art Gallery has been host to Erie’s first LGBTQ+ ArtShow, a national Women Artist Show, Edinboro’s Senior Chimera art and literary show and […]

The Blood Black Nothing

Artwork by Kris Risto. A little bit about Kris Risto’s show opening this Friday sept 20th at Erie Art Gallery Vladimir Nabokov Pale Fire I read this book after hearing the quote in the film Bladerunner 2049, which is also about finding meaning in existence. The phrase itself “A blood black nothingness began to spin” […]

Art Club

BT ART CLUB ART SHOW

BT Art Club is spreading it’s wings and exhibiting outside of Basement Transmissions with its partnership with Erie Art Gallery. Basement Transmissions has been holding an art Meet & Greet every Wednesday for Erie’s younger artists. This month we are working together to give these young artist a venue to show what they can do […]

Opening Gallery Night The Blood Black Nothing

“A blood-black nothingness began to spin . A system of cells interlinked within cells interlinked within cells interlinked within one stem. And dreadfully distinct against the dark, a tall white fountain played.” Vladimir Nabokov  Pale Fire Disclaimer I’m about to ruin the book for you.  In Pale Fire the fictional poet John Shade sees a […]

Closing Reception LGBTQ+ ArtShow

The Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE) would like to thank all the artists, our jurors, patrons, and the Erie community for making this first art exhibit a success. Over 40 pieces were submitted and 15 were selected to represent the emerging voice of LGBTQ artists and three were chosen to receive an award to […]

Check us out During Pride Parade

The LGBTQ Regional Juried Art Exhibit at Erie Art Gallery will close onSunday, June 30, with a closing reception, 2:00-5:00 p.m. We expect a number of theartists from Cleveland, Akron, Pittsburgh, Buffalo, and Erie areas whose work is in theshow to be there. Jurors Sharon Louden and Hrag Vartanian will be attending, distributethe Juror Awards, […]