News & Events

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.

Latest News

Sweetwater Voted “Best Way to Find Your Art”

Thank you Pittsburgh Magazine Editors for recognizing Sweetwater as the “Best Way to Find Your Art” Best Way to Find Your Art SWEETWATER CENTER FOR THE ARTS Feeling uninspired? Take your …

Read More

‘Familiar Spaces’ exhibit open at Sweetwater in Sewickley

Lauren Scavo has seen one or two of her artworks framed here or there when they were hanging in an exhibition with pieces by other artists, but it is different …

Read More

Sweetwater Seeks Support for Arts Education Fund

It was a longtime vision of past Sweetwater Center for the Arts board president Arthur “Tui” Coburn III to expand the nonprofit and its educational outreach programs. With his death, …

Read More

Sweetwater adds music nights to Mavuno event

Relax to classic jazz melodies or enjoy soulful blues tunes each Friday night in October as Sweetwater Center for the Arts transforms into a nightclub — complete with dim lights …

Read More

Events Up and Coming

Sweet Jazz Presents: Cliff Barnes Trio

February 2, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm

It’s time again to spend your cold winter nights with Sweetwater enjoying great music at our annual Clearview Federal Credit Union SweetJAZZ Music Series!

Join us on Friday, February 2 for Cliff Barnes Trio! This talented piano lead trio performs a swinging jazz set you’ll love. Open bar and hors d’oeurvres served at intermission. Get your tickets early and save!

Learn More

Buy Members Tickets 

Buy Non-Members Tickets 

See All Upcoming
Sweetwater Events

Click here to see our Events Page

Featured Events

Sweet Jazz Presents: Cliff Barnes Trio

February 2, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
More Info

Art Lecture with Dr. Gretchen Bender: “Occupying Worlds: Hybridity and Contact Zones in the work of Bharti Kher and Jananne Al-Ani”

January 25, 2018
6:30pm
More Info

Sweet Jazz Series Tickets

February 2, 2018
7:00pm - 9:00pm
More Info

A GIFT FOR THE ARTS. DONATE TODAY.

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.

 Donate Now