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In addition to educational programming, Sweetwater provides cultural programming that is open to the public and offered for free or for a nominal cost - including musical performances, educational lectures, and exhibitions featuring local, regional, national, and international artists. Through gallery exhibitions, educational programming, and fundraising events, Sweetwater supports over 300 emerging and professional artists, musicians, and teachers throughout the region annually.

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From its home on Broad Street, Sweetwater seeks a wider audience

Since it opened in 1975, Sweetwater Center for the Arts has been evolving to meet the needs of its members and community. Now it’s poised to take a giant step …

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Jack White Tribute Show, at James Street, Gives Back to Sweetwater Center Arts Fund on Oct. 28 

Halloween season is the perfect time to put on a tribute or cover show, because everyone’s in the mood to dress up and become someone new, even for a night. …

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Sweetwater launches “Advocates for Art” 2017 Campaign

Our campaign to raise $60k in 60 days is more than just reaching this year’s financial goals. It is an investment in the future of children and families in our …

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Shop local: A guide to Pittsburgh holiday markets

Peruse 5,000+ pieces of local art at this holiday mART WHAT This one isn’t just a holiday mart, it’s a holiday mART — emphasis on the art. This pop-up boutique …

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Events Up and Coming

Sweetwater Presents Spring LUXE

April 26, 2018
9:00am - 9:00pm

Support Sweetwater Center for the Arts this Spring and shop finely crafted artisan jewelry at Spring LUXE! The three-day pop-up boutique will feature handmade jewelry of all styles and price points and is a fundraiser for the Center. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, treat yourself to something special or find unique gifts for the special ladies in your life!

Shop the sale Thursday, April 26 – Saturday, April 28

Hours: 9:00am – 9:00pm

Admission to the sale is free and open to the public.



Shop Spring LUXE Thursday, April 26th from 9am – 12pm and receive 20% off your qualifying purchase! No coupon necessary. Purchase total must equal $60.00 or more to qualify for the discount.

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When you or a family member is looking to take an art class, view an exhibition, or attend a cultural event, where do you turn? If you're like most in our community, you go to Sweetwater Center for the Arts.

$1,000 provides enough materials to fund a semester-long community outreach program.
$500 allows two senior citizens to take an oil painting class.
$250 provides enough clay for every student in an 8-week ceramics class.
$200 will send a child to summer camp for a week.
$100 provides the food for a culinary workshop.
$50 provides materials for two weeks of painting camps.

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