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.

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, […]

LGBTQ+ Art Show Accepted Artists

Congratulations! Our jurors, Sharon Louden and Hrag Vartanian, have made their selections for the LGBTQ Juried Art Exhibit at Erie Art Gallery to be held June 1-30.   We will have an opening reception on Saturday, June 1, 7-10 p.m. We will have a closing reception on Sunday afternoon, June 30, 2-5 p.m. Hrag and Sharon will be […]

LGBTQ JURIED CALL for ART

Deadline April 12th, 2019 The Greater Erie Alliance for Equality (GEAE) is pleased to present a juried art exhibit of works by LGBTQ artists during Pride month, June 1-30, 2019, at the Erie Art Gallery. Entry is Free The exhibit will feature the works of LGBTQ artists who are 18+ years of age . We are excited that […]