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Apr. 04 - Jun. 21, 2014

Wild Things Juried Art Exhibition

All Day
Wild creatures. Wild urges. Wild colors. Wild movement. Wild Things cannot be controlled. Each exists under its own set of rules. They are barbarous, unrestrained entities that upset their surroundings. The art barely contained in the exhibition will capture your imagination and demand voice. The exhibition includes untamable 2D, 3D and kinetic artworks with unusual musicians and performance art at the opening reception. Wild Things is juried by... more...
Apr. 25, 2014

Wild Things Ceramics Workshop! CS04

Time: 
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Everyone is welcome at this fun and engaging 2-week workshop! In conjunction with Sweetwater's Wild Things exhibition, students will create pottery and learn about different techniques to finish their pieces. View our exhibition to get inspired by bugs, plants, and everything wild! Dress to get messy, and bring your fiercest ideas! Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Tuition includes 1 participant.... more...

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Apr. 26, 2014

GNO: Abstract Animal Prints GN05

Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm
Grab your gaggle of girlfriends for a morning of socializing and crafting! Enjoy the warmer weather in this outdoor class as you create gorgeous abstract animal print scarves and accessories using Shibori and ice-dyeing techniques. These simple processes produce stunning results! Students should bring one or two white cotton clothing items. All other materials are included in the tuition. Ages 18 & up. more...
May. 02, 2014

Wild Things Ceramics Workshop! CS04

Time: 
6:00pm — 8:00pm
Everyone is welcome at this fun and engaging 2-week workshop! In conjunction with Sweetwater's Wild Things exhibition, students will create pottery and learn about different techniques to finish their pieces. View our exhibition to get inspired by bugs, plants, and everything wild! Dress to get messy, and bring your fiercest ideas! Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Tuition includes 1 participant.... more...

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May. 03, 2014

PS Wild Nature (PS08)

Time: 
10:00am — 11:30am
In conjunction with Sweetwater's Wild Things exhibition, this workshop will help children discover the wonderful textures and colors of natural objects and their potential in art! Students will view the exhibition and then create their own art. This workshop is taught by Cynthia Shaffer, a mixed media artist favoring bugs, bones, and sea creatures to traditional art materials. Come get wild! Materials fee included in the tuition.... more...
May. 10, 2014

Around the World in a Sandwich (TN08)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
This class will make and assemble the ingredients necessary to build an enormous 18-foot sandwich representative of the foods of the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, southeast Asia and South America. Students will also learn some cooking fundamentals, knife skills, food safety and food history. This promises to be a messy, fun filled and delicious class for the beginner or intermediate teen and... more...
May. 16, 2014

CH Found Objects (CH12)

Time: 
6:00pm — 8:00pm
In conjunction with Sweetwater's Wild Things exhibition, this workshop will challenge students to use their imagination to create art from unexpected objects! Students will view the exhibition and then create their own art. This workshop is taught by Cynthia Shaffer, a mixed media artist favoring bugs, bones, and sea creatures to traditional art materials. Come get wild! Materials fee included in the tuition. Ages 6-10. more...
Jun. 07, 2014

Wild Things Family Day - Adventure to the Wild Side

Time: 
11:00am — 4:00pm
Escape to the Wild Side and enjoy wild and crazy activities, fun for the entire family. Explore each room of Sweetwater's facility with your very own Wild Side Passport. Sweetwater will collaborate with Sewickley's non-profit organizations to create family workshops that will encompass Sweetwater's building. The adventure begins as you pass through each wild and crazy inspired activity and collect your Wild Side Stamps along the way. Engage... more...
Jun. 09 - 13, 2014

Wild Animal Art (CH01)

Time: 
1:00pm — 3:00pm
Sweetwater is partnering with the Animal Rescue League of Pennsylvania's Wildlife Center in this exciting camp for kids! Each day, a different animal will be brought to class including a leopard gecko, a skunk, and even a great horned owl!* Students will get to vote on the animal that will visit on the last day of camp. Students will learn about the habitat and characteristics of... more...
Jun. 23 - 27, 2014

Friendly Monsters (PS05)

Time: 
1:00pm — 4:00pm
Not all monsters are scary! In this camp, children will view Sweetwater's Wild Things exhibition and then create their own versions of wild monster friends! Students will create monster themed projects, and you might even find that they have turned into little monsters themselves with monster masks and monster feet! Materials fee included in the tuition. This camp runs for one week and is geared for children... more...
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