What’s Gallery Night
Gallery Night is like a pub crawl, but with art. Shop, eat, listen to music and spend time with friends and family visiting as many local galleries as you can. There’s no better way to get a feel for Erie’s art and culture scene.
Participants for July 26
• Erie Art Museum, 20 East 5th Street
It’s summer, let’s start Gallery Night early! The bar opens at 5 pm. The Division Street Machine will be rocking the house with its original funky blues. It’s the opening of Chuck Johnson exhibit. Plus, Spring Show is on view and works are for sale. Cover charge is $3 for non-members and free for members.
• 419 Artifacts, 419 State Street
Discover the natural visual landscapes of northwest Pennsylvania through the collages of Erie artist, Larry Walzcak. After teaching collage at Cooper Union School of Art in New York City, Larry decided to embrace the medium full time. Also on display, specially procured estate, garden and maritime items. Light refreshments will be served.
• Andora’s Bubble Tea Shop, 516 State Street
Grab a bubble tea and meet artist Cassi Unger as you take in the beautiful landscapes of Plein Air: Lake to Peak.
• Asbury Woods | Brown’s Farm Barn, 5774 Sterrettania Road
It’s the opening of Inspired by Nature, a nature themed exhibition featuring photography, sculpture and painting from eleven different artists. We’ll have samples from Erie Beer as well as light snacks, plus you’ll get to meet the artists. Inspired by Nature is supported by grant funding provided by the Erie Community Foundation.
• Attic Rehab, 1501 State Street
This Gallery Night we’re celebrating life and love. Join us as we welcome our dear friend Jackie Quigley and her new baby girl Juniper. The gallery will be filled with Jackie’s paintings, textiles and more. Juniper was born with a heart condition requiring her to have a pacemaker and we’ll be selling special items to help the family defray the costs.
• AWE Gallery at the Palace Center, 915 State Street
We as Ourselves asks artists to create imagery about their authentic selves. Join us as we welcome published poets Matt Borczon and Thaisa Anne as they explore the concept of self through the written word. Music and additional artists TBA.
• The Chiropractic Offices of Dr. Jack Jamison & Dr. Loeslein, 2220 West 8th Street
Presque Isle Artist Association invites you to enjoy an evening of friendly conversation, live music and art. Meet the artists and hear the stories behind their work. See a variety of media including painting, photography, mixed media, prints and sculpture Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served.
• D’Hopkins Denniston Gallery, 5 West 10th Street
Enjoy great art and refreshments. Stop by to see the work of local artist Deanna Steadman as well as Weber, Gupta and Braul. All works for purchase.
• Ember + Forge, 401 State Street
We’ve got a little something for everyone – E+F coffee, treat specials, vinyl tunes spun by DJ Steve Maynard and the simply complex works of painter, Chris DeMayo.
• Erie Insurance Event Center at The Firehouse, 414 French Street
Tour the Events Center at The Firehouse and checkout the Erie Insurance Regional and Local Art Collection. Light refreshments will be served.
• Garnon Truck Equipment, 1617 Peninsula Drive
A new venue for Gallery Night, stop by and see the work of Nathaniel Hale Garnon. The exhibition features a single massive oil painting that measures 15 x 9 feet. Meet Nathaniel and enjoy light refreshments.
• Masonic Temple Association, 32 West 8th Street
Home to several local artists as well as the Erie Art Gallery, the Erie Masonic Temple is a work of art in itself. Don’t miss the opportunity to tour this 109-year old building. See its elegant grand ballroom, lodge room, dining room, plus many other beautiful architectural features. Guided tours and refreshments provided.
• Molly Brannigan’s, 506 State Street
Stop by and visit the newly renovated Molly Brannigan’s Irish Pub! Sample a few new menu items & drinks as you stroll through our gallery night featuring local artist, Helen Tullio, in the Shebeen. Enter your name for a chance to win a $100.00 gift card. Open until midnight!
• The Oasis Market, 914 State Street
Art, live music and tons of local vendors under one roof! Shop and enjoy Locally Fresh, a collaborative exhibition of local artists including Luke Powers, Braya M’sadoques, Alyssa Stenger, Renee Jones and Jon Box.
• Pointe Foure, 2508 Peach Street
Peach Street’s style just got a little more on Pointe up on the Hill. See our new dollhouse look provided by SQuare Trade Design. Meet artist Scott Quezada and see his dERIvativ collection of home furnishings and goods. Plus, live music. Come sip, shop, dance and play.
• Ralph Miller Jewelers, 3330 West 26th Street, Village West Plaza
We’re going wild with Animal Inspirations, an exhibition featuring new work by our jewelry artists, plus paintings, watercolors and acrylics by local artists. Shop the gallery, watch jewelry be made and meet the artists. Be entered to win a gift basket just by visiting. Refreshments provided by the Lavender Rabbit.
• Sacred Piercing Studio, 253 West 8th Street
We’re Celebrating Female Artists of Erie! Meet Ryann Burke, Leslie Hess, Tristyn Dabrowski and Mckenzie Sprague and see their works in our Gallery Night debut. Enjoy light refreshments and shop our wide selection of body jewelry.
• Tipsy Bean, 2425 Peach Street
Erie’s only coffee and cocktail cafe welcomes the art of Michelle Littler in Reclaiming Your Voice. Try a Tipsy Tea, Hard Coffee or Matcha Mixer and listen to live music by Ethan F. Howell. Open till 11 pm!