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Zedz Begins

Zaphiris Building Mural Begins in Downtown Erie

Wednesday Sep 4th, 2019

Dutch artist Zedz arrives in Erie and begins transforming the exterior facade of 121 West 12th Street, a building owned by Zaphiris Family Limited Partnership.

SatOne Mural Complete v4

Public Art Makes a Splash in Erie

Thursday Aug 15th, 2019

Erie's Public Arts Projects move full steam ahead.

EmbracErie Erie Gives

EmbracErie | Erie Gives 2019 to Support New Horizons

Wednesday Jul 3rd, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture is excited to announce our 2019 Erie Gives Day (August 13th) donations, in their entirety, will benefit our New Horizons Initiative! Help us EmbracErie by bonding the city and its people.

Lil Lily

New Horizons Initiative Placemaking Speaker Series Continues with a Visit and Keynote from Lily Yeh

Wednesday Jun 5th, 2019

In mid-April, Erie Arts & Culture hosted Peter Kageyama as the first installment in our placemaking speaker series. Second we welcomed Barbara Goldstein in mid-May. This June, we welcome Lily Yeh to Erie as the next installment of our Placemaking Speaker Series. Lily will present to the public from 5 pm to 7 pm on Wednesday, June 19 at the HO Hirt Auditorium inside the Blasco Library.

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New Horizons Initiative Placemaking Speaker Series Continues with Barbara Goldstein's Keynote

Friday May 10th, 2019

As the second installment of the Placemaking Speaker Series, Erie Arts & Culture welcomes Barbara Goldstein to Erie on Sunday, May 12. Barbara’s visit will extend through Wednesday, May 15. The public is invited to attend her keynote presentation on Monday, May 11 at 6:00 PM at the Erie Art Museum. The event is free but registration is encouraged. Also during her visit, Barbara will meet with community organizations and stakeholders as she is led on a tour of Erie’s neighborhoods to learn more about the revitalization efforts occurring throughout Erie’s urban core.

500 residency

Erie Arts & Culture Celebrates 500th Teaching Artist Residency

Wednesday May 8th, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture is proud to announce a milestone – its 500th artist residency! This momentous achievement has been in the works since 1994 when Erie Arts & Culture became one of four founding partner organizations for the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (PCA) Arts in Education (AIE) Partnership.

Public Art Project

Public Art Gateway Project | Call to Artist/Artist Design Teams

Thursday May 2nd, 2019

In a continued effort to enhance and cultivate placemaking within the City of Erie, the Erie Downtown Partnership and Erie Arts & Culture are accepting qualifications from artists (or artist teams) for a public art opportunity along State Street in Downtown Erie. It is desired that the finished artwork for this project be incorporated into the intersection of State Street and both East and West 3rd Street.

Arts and social impact

#IsThisArt? | Arts + Social Impact Explorer

Wednesday Apr 24th, 2019

One of the objectives of the New Horizons initiative is to infuse arts and culture into libraries, public parks, and other community resources to provide neighborhood programming that ensures the benefits of arts and culture are more fully recognized, utilized and valued.

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New Horizons Initiative Launches its Placemaking Speaker Series with Keynote from Peter Kageyama

Tuesday Apr 9th, 2019

Peter Kageyama is the author of “Love Where You Live: Creating Emotionally Engaging Places” and the follow-up book “Love of Cities: The Love Affair Between People and Their Places.” Peter is a Senior Fellow with the Alliance for Innovation, a national network of city leaders. He is also an internationally sought-after community development consultant and grassroots engagement strategist who speaks all over the world about bottom-up community development.