Arts In Education

Eighth graders from Erie's Public Schools experience a day sail on the U.S. Brig Niagara made possible through a Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) investment funded by UPMC Hamot and Northwest Bank.

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The Power of Grant Making

Music at Noon, the Logan Series brings chamber music concert experiences to the Erie community, including students from nearby Diehl Elementary School. By fostering arts education from kindergarten through college and beyond, the Logan Series occupies a distinctive niche in today’s chamber music scene.

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Fiscal Sponsorship Services

The Annual Blues and Jazz Festival, an Erie community tradition, receives support through our fiscal sponsorship service.

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About EAC

Erie Arts & Culture believes that our community can be the best place to raise a family. We support broad accessibility to engage with the cultural sector educationally, socially, and economically - during all life stages.

Impact

Personal

Exposure to, and participation in, the arts teaches essential life skills. Access to arts and culture, especially during key developmental ages, has the power to shape character and influence upward mobility later in life.

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Community

Arts and cultural experiences have broad appeal, drawing attendees and participants representing a diversity of race, geography, age, and socioeconomic class.

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Economic

The industries of the twenty-first century depend on a generation of innovation through creativity.

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