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Fall For Arts & Culture 2019 | EmbracErie's.....

Wednesday Sep 25th, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture will host the 31st annual Fall for Arts & Culture Appreciation Awards on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

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A Look Through Erie's Creative Lens | Ian Gefert

Wednesday Sep 11th, 2019

Guest blog series, A Look Through Erie's Creative Lens, by Erin Maloney, continues this week with an interview with Ian Gefert. Ian is a woodworker who creates unique wands and walking staffs. 

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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.

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Erie Arts & Culture 2019 Project Grant Application Now Open

Friday Aug 30th, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture Grants are designed to support a variety of arts activities in Erie County to help strengthen the vibrancy and vitality of the region and enrich the lives of our residents and visitors through arts and culture.

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Seven Steps to Scale your Career as an Artist | Step Five: Set Goals and Search for Opportunities

Wednesday Aug 28th, 2019

Our blog series Seven Steps to Scale your Career as an Artist continues, as we discuss the importance of artists' goals and commitment to seeking opportunities for career growth.

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A Look Through Erie's Creative Lens | Courtney Vargo

Tuesday Aug 27th, 2019

A bride floats down an aisle on her big day, a beautiful picture in pure white, while a violinist plays her strings. Courtney Vargo has played the violin for years and has established a reputation as the Erie Violinist through word of mouth and positive feedback.

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Call to Artists | Understudy Opportunity with Dutch Artist Zedz

Monday Aug 26th, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture, through its New Horizons initiative, has an active call to artists for a paid opportunity to work as an understudy on an upcoming public art project.

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Restore The Core | Revitalization Efforts Continue in Erie

Friday Aug 23rd, 2019

Local artist and entrepreneur Ashley Pastore launches “Restore The Core” project to help with revitalization efforts in downtown Erie.

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Public Art Makes a Splash in Erie

Thursday Aug 15th, 2019

Erie's Public Arts Projects move full steam ahead.

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A Look Through Erie's Creative Lens | Brian Maloney

Tuesday Aug 6th, 2019

Heart pounding, she scanned the crowd for her middle son. The other four were by her side, but where was Brian? After a frantic search, she found him surrounded by a circle of people, sculpting a dinosaur from the sand by the playground at Liberty Park. At eight years old he was already drawing people in with his exceptional sculpting abilities.

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Erie Arts & Culture Establishes an Additional $2,500 Artist Fellowship for 2019

Friday Aug 2nd, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture's Executive Committee approved the Grantmaking Committee's recommendation to establish an additional $2,500 fellowship for 2019. This is open to emerging artists 19 years of age or older. All artistic disciplines are welcome to apply.

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Make & Take: Artist Classroom | Erie Blues & Jazz Festival 2019

Wednesday Jul 31st, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture is hosting an Artist Classroom at Erie’s Blues & Jazz Festival August 2-4, 2019! Drop in anytime to make and take an art project, or to move and groove. Classes are instructed by professional teaching artists who work closely with Erie Arts & Culture’s Arts in Education Program.

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City of Erie Call to Artists/Artist Design Teams

Monday Jul 29th, 2019

The City of Erie is accepting qualifications from an artist or team of artists residing in Erie County for a public art opportunity located in Downtown Erie’s Perry Square Park.

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Erie Arts & Culture Receives $15,000 Grant from PNC Foundation for Pre-K Children in Crawford, Mercer, Warren Counties

Thursday Jul 25th, 2019

Erie Arts & Culture is excited to announce receipt of a $15,000 grant from the PNC Foundation for Arts Smart Kids, which will provide professional arts instruction to about 400 pre-K children in Crawford, Mercer and Warren counties.

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Seven Steps to Scale Your Career as an Artist | Step Four: Build Your Network and Stay Connected

Friday Jul 19th, 2019

The fourth installment in our Scale Your Career as an Artist Series takes an in-depth look at how to build a strong network and remain connected about what's occurring broadly in the arts world.