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Erie Art Museum
Erie
, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Art Museum

From the Exhibition:
A Peculiar Vision: The Work of George Ohr, The Mad Potter of Biloxi
Blues & Jazz festival
Photo credit: John Vahorian

The Erie Art Museum at Discovery Square is a non-profit, member-supported community organization located in the Old Customs House, a beautiful and historic 1839 Greek Revival building.
Visitors to the Museum today see temporary exhibits of paintings, folk art, photography and more in the main galleries, ground floor galleries and Frame Shop Gallery.

Collections
Over 6,000 objects including:
American paintings: drawings and sculpture
European paintings: drawings and sculpture
Prints: American, European and Japanese
Photographs: American, historic and contemporary, Japanese, 19th Century
American Arts & Crafts Movement: Roycroft Shops objects
American Ceramics: historic and contemporary
20th Century Art Baskets
Greater India: Sculpture, bronze and stone
China: porcelains, jades, embroidery, furniture, etc.
Japan: porcelains, netsuke, bronzes, embroidery, etc.
Tibet: thangkas
Other various cultures, including Etruscan, Roman, Greek, Egyptian, Pre-Columbian

The most significant objects in the collections are the bronze and stone sculptures from India, which range from 2nd century Gandharan Buddhist stone sculpture to world class examples of South Indian bronzes from the Chola and Vijiyanagar Dynasties (10th to 16th centuries). Almost this entire collection, along with a significant portion of the other Asian collections, came to the Museum as the bequest of James D. Baldwin.

Location
411 State Street
Erie, PA 16501

Hours
Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on Mondays


Admission

$4 for adults, Seniors Citizens and Students is $3
Children under 12 are $2
Admission is free to Erie Art Museum members
Free Admission to all on Wednesdays

The Museum is closed on the following dates:
Thanksgiving Holiday, November 22
Christmas Holiday, December 24 – 26
New Year's Eve December 31
New Year's Day January 1

Contact
Tel.: 814.459.5477 | Fax: 814.452.1744
Email: contact@erieartmuseum.org

With our thanks to Tammy Roche, Director, Marketing and Development, Erie Museum for providing the information

For additional information, visit the Erie Art Museum official Web site:
www.erieartmuseum.org