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The Arts Change Lives

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Erie Center for Arts & Technology offers art classes for teens, adults, and art educators. These programs are taught by professional artists and take place in our world class studios.


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Arts Programs

ECAT currently offers after school arts programs for teens, evening classes for adults, and professional development opportunities for art educators.


After School

Free for grades 8 – 12 living in Erie County.


Adult Art Classes

Paid art classes for adults ages 18 and older.


Professional Development

Join a community of creative educators.

Art Studios

Arts classes take place in our four art studios, designed for small class sizes. Learn the same tools and techniques professional artists use. 

Studio arts


MEDIA production


Our Mission

The arts are transformative. We are committed to offering arts classes, especially to youth, as an antidote to hopelessness. Learn about our values, our strategy and how we measure success.

Teach with us

ECAT offers mentorship through the arts. If you are an artist, designer or creative person looking to make an impact in young person’s life, consider teaching with ECAT.

The Erie Center for Arts & Technology (ECAT) is a community-based educational arts and career training facility that inspires, educates and empowers people of all ages with adult job training and creative youth programs.




Erie Center for Arts & Technology
650 East Avenue, Suite 120
Erie, PA 16503

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM